In solidarity wth Hurricane Harvey flood victims, I wrote a poem that I hope will touch people who have never known what it’s like to literally go underwater. Thank you to Poets Reading the News, for posting my poem called City Turned to Inland Lake, on their front page. While Hurricane Harvey made landfall last … Continue reading Tribute to Houston
My father often said "I don't understand why kids your age have to 'find' themselves" when I was younger and toured the US in a VW bus with my best friend, stopping at Rainbow Gatherings and the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies along the way. It took me more than twenty years to finally understand … Continue reading Lose Your Dreams and You Will Lose Your Mind
I'm honored to be the guest on Rebecca Coomes awesome podcast, the Healthy Gut. If you haven't checked it out before, The Healthy Gut is a platform for people wanting to learn more about gut health and Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO). Rebecca brings together information on current research, interviews with leading specialists, recipes and … Continue reading The Healthy Gut Podcast
Woo hoo – Food & Nutrition Magazine, published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, just added GOING GLUTEN-FREE to their “Books of Note” page! I’m thrilled to see it listed there. Another good reason for you to get your copy today!
https://youtu.be/CeRk3Wm6A7U Although I am somewhat practiced in public speaking and don’t get too nervous when discussing a subject I know pretty well, doing a TEDx talk is probably one of the most nerve-wracking things I’ve ever done! Check out my discussion on why can’t we get diet and nutrition right? I’d love to hear your … Continue reading Why Can’t We Get Diet and Nutrition Right? TEDx talk.
allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"> I’m so excited to have my first book, GOING GLUTEN-FREE, now available in print, as well is in e-book format. Now you have two great ways to learn about going gluten-free! 🙂 Find both versions on Amazon or Barnes & Noble, and electronic versions at Apple iBooks or most other ebooks formats. If you don’t have an ebook reader, you can … Continue reading GOING GLUTEN-FREE: 7 Surprising Facts You Should Know if You Want to Achieve Dietary Success
So here I am. More than a year later, after pouring my soul into the pursuit of higher academic study, I’ve realized that a PhD just isn’t going to be for me. There was the big cross-country move that took place this summer and whose plans were put in motion almost a year ago. That … Continue reading PhD – not for me
Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. ~ Howard Thurman I’ve spent so much time with my nose to the grindstone on many fronts — researching and understanding my own health problems (now mostly resolved), furthering … Continue reading Do what makes you come alive
That’s the next big question. If I’m going to pursue a PhD, where would I do it? Obviously it’s got to be a program that allows a multi-disciplinary track, and one that I can pretty much design myself. It also has to be close to home, since I can’t really uproot my family in … Continue reading Where do I fit in?
So what is it that I want to study, if I do go back for a PhD? Well I’m still interested in Anthropology and more precisely, Food Anthropology. I’m interested in how food plays an integral part of daily culture and how even those foods that might be bad for us (e.g. bread!) are held … Continue reading Is there a nexus where Anthropology, Epidemiology and Microbiology meet?