Noom: The Truth Behind the Popular Weight Loss App (Part 2)

I can sum up my experience with Noom in one sentence: They recommend you squeeze lemon juice on your salad to replace dressing and eat ~300 calorie meals. I mean, that is some 1980's-Jane-Fonda-Jazzercise-nonfat-everything-antiquated...

Noom: The Truth Behind the Popular Weight Loss App (Part 1)

Listen, I'm not like a regular dietitian. I'm a cool dietitian. While many of my colleagues were audibly unhappy about the latest diet app called "Noom," I kept my silence. I wanted to investigate...

Cooking Survival: Eight Items You Need to Get Started

So you want to get cooking...but how? Y'all know home cooking can save you a billion dollars, tastes a jillion times better than store-bought, and is a gazillion times better for your health. But cooking...

Four Ways to Pump up Your Iron Intake

I don't think you guys understand how hard it is to pull myself away from nonstop video game playing (I'm on summer break after all, don't judge me) to write an article about increasing...

Collagen Supplements: Worth the Price?

If you're reading this, you've probably heard about how collagen supplements are going to keep you youthful, flexible, and as spry as a young deer. The marketing folk behind collagen supplements must be geniuses,...

The Ketogenic Diet: My Experience

The recent popularity of the ketogenic diet has a lot of people asking questions such as "What is the ketogenic diet? Does the ketogenic diet work? Is the ketogenic diet a fad? Will it...

Why It’s Not Your Fault You’re Overweight

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past couple years, you most definitely have heard of Nicole Arbour and her infamous "Dear Fat People" rant.  If you haven't, here's a video summing...

Why Frozen Produce is the New Fresh

"Eat fresh fruits and veggies only! The fresher the better! Canned and frozen foods have waaaay less nutrients, so don't be gross and eat that crap!" says everyone all the time. Well folks, they may...

Common Food Additive Could be Making You Sick

Anyone who knows me has heard my various rants about the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Maybe Pink Floyd being my favorite band of all time causes...

Roast a Chicken Like a Boss

I'm one laaaaazy fool. When I first started cooking, I'd focus my energy on figuring out how to make large amounts of food and store it. Therefore, I could eat for days and cook...