Ten seconds of Zen

Ten seconds of Zen

“Between every two pine trees is a doorway leading to a new way of life”~ John Muir In my forthcoming book, Food Shaman: The Art of Quantum Food, I touch upon the Japanese concept of shinrin-yoku, or “forest bathing.” How, where, and with whom...
You can tune a diet, but can you tuna fish?

You can tune a diet, but can you tuna fish?

Sometimes we make what we think are “healthy” choices without comprehending the full equation. Ignorance can be deadly. Properly sourcing our food, its QUALITY, is perhaps the most important variable. Check out some sneak peaks from what I cover in Food...
The Big, Fat Lie

The Big, Fat Lie

Read the latest on disease risk (like atrial fibrillation) and obesity. Is obesity really the cause of inflammation and illness; or does the cause lie more in our choice of foods than the quantity of consumption? Check out the Psychology Today article… Read on...
Food, Coronary Stents, and Belief

Food, Coronary Stents, and Belief

When I begin to discuss my forthcoming book, Food Shaman: The Art of Quantum Food (Post Hill Press, 2018) I am almost always immediately asked “What is a Food Shaman?” It is something I get asked a lot, and rightfully so. As a self-applied descriptor, it can seem...
PURE-ly Delicious

PURE-ly Delicious

“It was twenty years ago today Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play….” ~The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967) It is actually now more than a half century since Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play, and that iconic work has withstood the test of...
Tales of The One Pot Doc: Lessons on the road, again

Tales of The One Pot Doc: Lessons on the road, again

As I journey from place to place across this country (and even across the globe), it quickly becomes apparent that one of the great challenges to a proper food experience is travel and time. In my forthcoming book, Food Shaman: The Art of Quantum Food, I extensively...
Turmeric and Curcumin: A Primer

Turmeric and Curcumin: A Primer

The History of Turmeric & Curcumin As you probably already know, turmeric and curcumin are huge buzzwords in the nutrition community these days. Traditionally native to Southern Asia and India, turmeric is a root that has spread throughout the world due to its...
A Perfect Easter Rack

A Perfect Easter Rack

Still looking for that perfect Easter meal? Look no further! This springtime infused rack of lamb is great for any holiday; or any day. We glaze the lamb with a lovely mix of springtime flavors like cherries and fresh herbs. The lamb rests on a bed of tender couscous...
Sugar and Ultra-Processed Foods

Sugar and Ultra-Processed Foods

Sugar: A Survival Guide “Sugar, ah honey, honey; You are my candy girl.” -The Archies “Sweetness!” The call goes out and we respond with Pavlovian ardor. As we are genetically wired to desire and crave sweet substances, it is no wonder that such descriptive adjectives...
Procuring The Unconventional: A Strike Against Boss Hog

Procuring The Unconventional: A Strike Against Boss Hog

“A dog’s got personality. Personality goes a long way.” -Jules Winnfield; Pulp Fiction (1994) Conventional can be defined as that “which is concerned with what is generally held to be acceptable at the expense of individuality and sincerity; based on or in accordance...

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