Book Review: The Diet Fix–Why Diets Fail and How to Make Yours Work

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

I was happy to be asked to Review Dr. Yoni Freedhoff’s book The Diet Fix. The original review was published in Scientific American’s Food Matters on March 3, 2014. The Diet Fix: why Diets Fail and How to Make Yours Work, by Yoni Freedhoff, MD, is available March 4, 2014. It starts with a prescription for chocolate. Clearly this is not […]

“Dear Consumers” was Scientific American’s #1 blog of 2013!

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
“Dear Consumers” was Scientific American’s #1 blog of 2013!

I knew my post “Dear Consumers, Please Don’t start Eating Healthfully, Sincerely, the Food Industry” got a lot of attention last spring, but I was thrilled to have it be recognized as the #1 post of 2013! Pretty exciting. Thanks to everyone who read it, and passed it along. I’m glad it touched some nerves!

Challenge To Big Soda Propaganda That Was Removed From News Website

Posted by on Feb 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Challenge To Big Soda Propaganda That Was Removed From News Website

This was originally published in Scientific American’s Food Matters blog on Feb 3, 2014.  UPDATE, Feb 3, 8:35 pm: As mysteriously as the comment was removed, after this blogpost was published the comment went back up. Still no word as to why it was removed in the first place. On January 27th, San Francisco news station […]

Eat Small: Why our Big Fish Problem is leading to big fish problems

Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This video was originally posted in the Scientific American blog, Food Matters on January 23, 2014. We like big fish. And that’s a problem, according to Andy Sharpless, CEO of the ocean conservation organization Oceana, and co-author (along with Suzannah Evans) of the book The Perfect Protein. The book describes how regulations from a small group of countries, and a […]