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Book Review: Deep Nutrition

Book Review: Deep Nutrition

In Deep Nutrition, molecular biologist turned M.D., Dr. Cate Shanahan, shines a spotlight on the harmful effects of the Standard American Diet – SAD – which has drastically moved away from traditional diets of the past. This dense read overflows with detailed information and insight regarding the relationship between the health and aesthetics of our … Continue reading

Book Review: Eating Animals

Book Review: Eating Animals

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” (Gandhi) I read Jonathan Saffron Foer’s Eating Animals almost a year ago now, so the details of the book are a bit hazy at this point. What still stands out quite clearly, however, is the gravely important message … Continue reading

Book Review: In Defense of Food

Book Review: In Defense of Food

Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food is quite a long read, but both my husband and I found the message to be of great value; we powered through the audio book a couple weeks ago during a long road trip.  The blog A Merry Life summarizes this read extremely well, as most of the write-up focuses on valuable facts … Continue reading

Book Review: The PCOS Diet Plan

Book Review: The PCOS Diet Plan

When I discovered that I have PCOS, I started pouring over literature regarding this syndrome.  I’m grateful that in just a couple weeks of my quest for knowledge, I came across this book.  The only issue I see with this publication is that the title will scare off most non-PCOS readers and, as Wright highlights, … Continue reading