April 15, 2019

Painful and Powerless or Painless and Powerful?

There’s a fable that says if you put a frog in a pot of boiling water, it will immediately jump out.  But if you place it in tepid water and begin boiling the water slowly, the frog won’t notice the danger and will be cooked to death. The moral of the story is that if a threat arises slowly versus suddenly, people will be unaware or unable to react. I get it.  It makes sense.  But some biologists did a study, and this is what […]
August 16, 2017

A Different Kind of Elimination Diet

If you’ve taken an interest in diet and exercise (which I’m assuming you have since you’re reading this), you may be familiar with an elimination diet.  If not, or if familiar in name only, an ED is a diet where you eliminate certain foods for a period of time and slowly reintroduce them, monitoring your body for reactions or symptoms. The best ED will eliminate the greatest amount of food.  The more restrictive the better.  If you suffer from gastrointestinal discomfort or issues, an ED […]