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Book Review: The Food Revolution by John Robbins

In Posts On August 28, 2009 0 Comments

Weighing in at close to 400 pages, The Food Revolution is no light read. And then there’s Robbins’ preachiness and occasionally maudlin anecdotes to muddle through. If you can get past the obstacles, there is quite a bit of useful information.

The Anatomy of a Half-Assed Healthy Meal

In Posts On August 22, 2009 3 Comments

As you can probably see by the frequency of my posts, I’ve been quite busy the past two weeks. In between all of the extra hours at work and travel I have had little time to grocery shop, nevermind cooking. This is how I make something healthy out of almost nothing.

Cancer Prevention Edu-ma-cation

In Posts On August 10, 2009 7 Comments

I recently went on an Amazon.com book buying binge in order to educate myself on cancer prevention. I know what you’re thinking. Dr. Miggy, don’t you already know this stuff? Nope. It’s like one of my prof’s kids said, “You’re a doctor but you don’t help people.”

Want to Lose Weight Quick? Eat Breakfast.

In Posts On July 21, 2009 0 Comments

I was visiting a friend this weekend and noticed that she lost considerable weight since I saw her about a month ago. She looked 10-15 pounds lighter, so I asked her how she did it. Her response surprised me, but it shouldn’t have.

“I started eating breakfast.”

Construction Begins…

In Posts On July 19, 2009 0 Comments

I’m in the process of moving the blog to wordpress.org, and frankly I don’t really know what I’m doing. Please forgive any down time due to the move…. Read More »

Dairy-Free Yogurt Smackdown

In Posts On June 29, 2009 5 Comments

So what if you are not a huge fan of dairy, or if you’re vegan or you have an allergy? You can still eat yogurt, as there are plenty of non-dairy options. I rounded up the most popular brands to give you the low down on plant-based yogurts.

Going Back To Yoga Is HARD, But I'm Happy To Do It

In Posts On June 27, 2009 3 Comments

Less than a year ago I started practicing Ashtanga Yoga, and I was hooked. I’m not being dramatic when I say that Ashtanga changed my life.

How I (Plan To) Exercise While Traveling

In Posts On June 17, 2009 0 Comments

I’ve been logging a lot of mileage lately, and you’re probably wondering how I keep up the exercise routine while I’m traveling. The simple answer is: I don’t. Until now.

You Have Time For Breakfast, And I'll Prove It

In Posts On June 12, 2009 6 Comments

If I were ever gonna preach to you about anything, it’s that you need to eat something in the morning within an hour of waking. How you start your day will affect the decisions you make all day, at least when it comes to food.

Growing Your Health Fund

In Posts On June 5, 2009 0 Comments

I know it’s not a sure bet, but living a healthy lifestyle is the best way to prevent disease. I got to thinking: Why don’t I approach my health like I do my retirement fund?