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Myth Busting Part 6: ‘It’s for a good cause’

Have you received the challenge? Have you received the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? If you have Facebook then I’d say probably you have.

If you have been challenged, how did you respond? 364 more words


Self Tanning bar- what is in it?

Our two self tanning bars are coming out on the 1st of October; one containing a bronzer and one not. Here is some more information about what makes a self tan, well, tan! 812 more words

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It's All About You

I read a short, entertaining e-column, Why Yoga Stresses Me Out, today and found a nugget of wisdom.

It’s an apt reminder for all of us – but particularly for those who are new to fitness or who have begun and quit exercise routines repeatedly – there is no formula for becoming fit.  619 more words

Making Changes

Menstrual myth busting

In India,there are many myths surrounding the menstruation phenomenon which inhibit the movement of women.Food related restrictions,hiding the fact that you are on your periods,not having open and honest conversations about menstruation,etc. 44 more words

Part 2: Is Everything We Think We Know About Eating Healthy Upside Down?

Yesterday, I highlighted the main points of “The Big Fat Surprise” by Nina Teicholz.  In this second installment, I’ll extrapolate what this new information means for a few of the most popular food diets and trends, give you a peek into what nutritional scientists are studying right now, and share with you how I’m personally viewing my diet in light of this emerging information.  1,958 more words


Feeding the World: Beyond the GMO/Organic Dichotomy

Here’s an older post that never made it onto this blog. Originally published by The Genetic Literacy Project on March 25, 2014, this piece addresses common assumptions about organic agriculture’s ability to “feed the world” (including cost and yield) and calls for a recognition that there is no “one right answer” to this issue – in a diverse world, a diversity of strategies are required. 1,017 more words


Is Everything We Think We Know about Eating Healthy Upside Down?

This topic is huge.  Far too large to cover thoroughly in one blog post.  So, this is Part 1.  Here I summarize the latest, comprehensive argument against the current Western diet status quo. 1,988 more words