More Fun With Nutritional Insanity

We have not overthrown the divine right of kings to fall down for the divine right of experts. –Harold MacMillan This morning I opened my news feed, then ran to get my shotgun. My barrel of fish had arrived. This headline was purportedly about cancer, not about nutrition, but you’ll see if you read it […]

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All The King’s Horses

…and all the King’s men, couldn’t put Humpty together again. –Traditional English Nursery Ryme Here we are again, and let’s see what has been happening in the world of nutrition over the last couple weeks.

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Resolutions

There is nothing new except what is forgotten. –Mille. Rose Bertin We’re on the verge of starting 2015, and the internet is collapsing under the weight of health suggestions and advice for the new year. Why is that? Did everyone forget all the advice from last year? Of course not.

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Bringing Good Cheer

Now grocer’s trade Is in request, For plums and spices Of the best Good cheer doth with This month agree, And dainty chaps Must sweetned be. Mirth and gladness Doth abound, And strong beer in Each house is found. Minc’d pies, roast beef With other cheer And feasting, doth Conclude the year. –”Poor Robin” 1677 […]

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Know Thyself; Know Thy Enemy

Government is not reason, it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. -George Washington   George Washington could have said that about a lot of things. There are many things in this world that are fine in certain context, but when it gets out of […]

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Spooky Excuses

And oftentimes, excusing of a fault Doth make the fault the worse by the excuse,– As patches, set upon a little breach, Discredit more in hiding of the fault Than did the fault before it was so patched. –Shakespeare, King John Act IV, SC 2 Halloween is nearly upon us, and I think you all […]

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Of all Tastes, Salt

Can that which is tasteless be eaten without salt? –Job 6:6 To end our three post series on salt, let’s consider why you need more salt if you aren’t eating carbohydrates and find out whether there is any danger of you overdosing on salt if you’re eating real food? The answer to the first question […]

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