Patriotic Pigments: Eat your red, white & blue!

  Looking down at my breakfast this morning, luscious berries in a cushion of oatmeal, I was suddenly overcome with patriotism. Well, at least I was struck by the patriotic resemblance to our nation's red, white and blue banner as Fourth of July nears. And so, I became inspired to talk about the colors in our [...]

4 things you should know about supplement safety

Herbal and dietary supplements are topping the list of perceived natural over-the-counter alternatives to pharmaceutical drugs. But the idea of supplements as being “natural” can also be misleading.

This is war! Critique on the hubris from both sides of the holistic fence

It doesn’t happen often, so when I feel the need to speak my mind, I do so passionately and without regret. Recently, I at last sat down to watch the Food Matters documentary, which had been lurking for some time in my Netflix queue. It took a class assignment for me to finally dig it out. [...]