New Body Ethic

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
New Body Ethic

If you haven’t been following on social media, then you might not be aware of a new project I’ve been working on since last December, with the super-smart, movement specialist and all-around great guy Kevin C. Moore, owner of Reembody Fitness. New Body Ethic is our attempt to reform fitness culture from within. There are […]

What If We All Just Stopped Trying To Lose Weight?

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
What If We All Just Stopped Trying To Lose Weight?

This was originally published May 22, 2013 in Scientific American’s Food Matters By focusing on weight, we may be missing the broader picture of what it means to be healthy. Brian Mattson is not the picture of health. Few would look at him and say: “There’s a healthy fellow.” But that’s a shame, because Mattson […]

The story of obesity and why the Biggest Loser won’t fix it – Part 1

Posted by on Feb 24, 2013 in Uncategorized | One Comment

Once upon a time some amino acids got smooshed together and stuck inside a tiny bubble of lipids. They were stuck together in a way that was more organized than the lonely naked molecules floating around them, and inside the lipid bubble these molecules were safe and free to duplicate themselves without getting gobbled up […]

The Decline and Fall of Food: how our greatest fuel source became our greatest health threat

Posted by on Nov 28, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Listen: The things we eat, how we eat, and the reasons we eat have fundamentally changed. For most of the history of life, food was scarce. It was our most valuable resource, the one thing that gave us the energy we needed to survive. Now our survival is less of an issue, and fossil fuels […]