Win at Your Period: Diva Cup

Periods. They’re the pits right? They’re the lamest of the lame, the grossest of the gross, the thorn in your uterus! It’s like having the flu 5-7 days out of the month except that...

Fat-shaming Alive & Well on YouTube

One my awesome commenters recommended that I make a reaction video of a Canadian bodybuilder by the name of Greg Doucette. Apparently he's known for hyper-aggressively fat-shaming and harassing individuals in larger bodies online....

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...

Delicious Glaze for Chicken in Seconds!

Chicken is borrrrrring, am I right? There has never been a cult chicken following that could come close to rivaling the bacon or beef versions. For instance, there aren't T-shirts like this made for...

Is Frozen and Canned the New Fresh? A Dietitian Compares.

Everything you've ever heard about frozen and canned fruits and veggies is probably a big ol' steaming pile of bull. You might have heard that fresh is higher in nutrients! Or maybe you've heard they're...

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...
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Harmful Health Belief: Be the Boss of Your Body

This post is part of a series about changing health beliefs. To learn more, read: Changing Your Harmful Health Beliefs. Hate to read? Watch my video on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2c4SmHiTWRs&t=260s The phrase, "Be the boss of your...

Train Like a Poor Russian: Kettlebells

I will forever be in debt to the Russian people for vodka, pants sexily tucked into boots, and for the sake of this blog post, saving me from hours of exercise. These wonderful folks have...

The Stink Behind “Added Fiber” Products

UPDATE: Three years after this post was written, the FDA issued an update to how "fiber" is defined. I will write an article about these updates soon. Until then, here is a link to...

Spot Fad Diet Products in Seven Steps

Back in 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) launched a new law-enforcement initiative that will allow them to seriously crack-down on all the fad diet products flooding our shelves. It's their attempt to control...