How Meat and Dairy are Hiking Your Carbon... →
If being healthly isn’t enough incentive to reduce meant & dairy consumption, I doubt hearing about how it’s affecting the environment would be, but I thought this worth posting. I particularly like the last paragraph: So whether you eat meat and love milk, or eat nothing but tofu and spinach, you should check out the two reports. Understanding how your dietary preferences...
Ayn Rand on individualism and productive life “Productiveness is your...– Ayn Rand, Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter (1905-1982), Atlas Shrugged, Random House, 1957 (via amiquote)
“Things that people learn purely out of curiosity can have a revolutionary...– Frederick Seitz, American physicist and a pioneer of solid state physics, former president of Rockefeller University, and president of the United States National Academy of Sciences, A Conversation with Dr. Frederick Seitz, George C. Marshall Institute, Sep 3, 1997. (via amiquote)
22-Jun-2011 (transition diet)
skipped breakfast snacks - blue corn tortilla chips w/ 7 layer dip and a plum lunch - long grain brown rice w/ gorgeous green dressing, carrots + peas w/ dill, and salad w/ lettuce, peas, and strawberries snacks - milk chocolate ferrero roche we went for dinner with a friend to see him off for the summer dinner - green tea, spring roll w/ lettuce + fish sauce, wonton soup, and rice...
21-Jun-2011 (transition diet)
breakfast - bowl of homemade oatmeal w/ apple slices + cinnamon and a blueberry muffin lunch - long grain brown rice w/ lentils, white rice w/ broccoli + carrots, peas, and squash snacks - salt + vinegar chips, a banana, coconut milk w/ rolo nesquick dinner - rice w/ sesame seeds, kidney beans w/ onions, and kale, green beans, carrots, and roasted pumpkin seeds snacks - a strawberry, slice...
20-Jun-2011 (transition diet)
morning weigh-in 140lbs breakfast - red river cereal w/ banana slices took a ginger bath snacks (skipped lunch) - glass of diluted orange juice + apple juice, salt + vinegar chips, peanut butter cookie, some cranberry whole wheat toast w/ tahini + honey, and another peanut butter cookie dinner - long grain brown rice w/ lentils, green beans + almonds, salad w/ broccoli, cauliflower, carrot,...
19-Jun-2011 (transition diet)
brunch - brown rice porridge w/ raisins and potatoes and carrots dinner - a spring roll (pork) w/ lettuce + fish sauce, a rice vermicelli + lettuce roll w/ peanut sauce, a large bowl of vegetable curry soup, green tea, and water snack - a glass of diluted orange juice (50/50)
18-Jun-2011 (transition diet)
breakfast - some peas, corn on the cob, and a granville island wheat beer we made our way back to the city, stopping at a pub in each town along the way lunch - water, two pieces of beer-battered fish w/ tartar sauce and a bowl of vegetable soup, a cup of coffee and a caesar, followed by a chocolate mint snacks - peas and a chewy granola bar, bottle of pislner, almonds + raisins, and a bottle...
17-Jun-2011 (transition diet)
I lost some images in transferring them from my phone to my computer, so I’m not sure what breakfast was or if I even had it lunch - sushi w/ tempura bananas for dessert (shared w/ steph) snacks - coconut milk, pumpkin granola bar, and toast w/ peanut butter + honey went camping in the evening for my buddy’s stag snacks - keystone beer, raisin-nut snack mix, granville island...
16-Jun-2011 (transition diet)
morning weigh-in 137lbs brunch - raisin bran muffin and sweet millet + corn w/ raisin almond kuzu sauce (yum) snacks - blueberry muffin, multigrain tostitos, and a glass of apple + orange juice performed a ginger compress followed by a ginger bath late lunch - miso soup w/ wakame + onion dinner - joey’s only fish + chips w/ tartar sauce + ketchup and a bowl of kidney beans w/ pasta,...
15-Jun-2011 (transition diet)
breakfast - raisin bran muffin applied a ginger + brown rice compress lunch - brown rice porridge w/ raisins + dried apricots snack - raisin bran muffin and a glass of diluted oj (50/50) dinner - wrapper jack’s original wrap w/ falafel + veggies w/ szechaun sauce snacks - glass of diluted oj w/ lime juice, an apple (peeled), and a glass of apple juice
14-Jun-2011 (transition diet)
breakfast - raisin toast lunch - brown rice salad leftover squash soup, brown rice burger, lentils w/ onion gravy, and a chunk of raisin nut bread snacks - raisin toast, chocolate chip cookie, and a glass of water dinner - white rice w/ veggies and homemade apricot sauce (super yummy) and a cup of kukicha tea snacks - half raisin bagel w/ strawberry cream cheese and half raisin bagel w/...
13-Jun-2011 (transition diet)
morning weigh-in 134.4lbs breakfast - bowl of homemade oatmeal w/ apple slices + cinnamon, raisin toast, and a banana lunch - miso soup w/ wakame, corn, onion, and shiitake mushroom snack - half of a raisin bagel, two “toddler” biscuits (I love how the #2 ingredient is sugar), and vanilla yogurt (#2 ingredient is sugar, even though it’s followed closely by strawberries and...
12-Jun-2011 (transition diet)
morning weigh-in 134.8lbs began the day with a cup of kukicha tea, followed by a ginger compress, albi plaster, and ginger bath not a great day for eating well; snacked all day instead of eating full meals snacks - watermelon slices, dill pickle, cheezies, oatmeal raisin cookies, kukicha tea
We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change...– Santosh Kalwar (via elilife)
ordered two new books.. only $20 including shipping, how could i not? “You Are All Sanpaku” by George Ohsawa “The China Study” by T. Colin Campbell both books by authors I haven’t read yet, to hopefully add more perspective. Ohsawa’s book has mixed reviews; Dr. Campbell’s are mostly postive.
Heart Spirit Mind: The Elusive Companions: The... →
heartmindspirit: The Elusive Companions: The Secret Commonwealth “We see the world through an extremely limited band of the electromagnetic spectrum. The same goes for our hearing. We consciously process a remarkably tiny proportion of the limited sensory input we receive. We are only able to measure… Djinn?
Suddenly I’m torn. Do I continue my education as an accountant (I have a B.Mgt. Accounting major complete, though yet to be conferred) and work toward a Certified General Accountant (CGA) designation? OR Do I go with what’s been interesting me lately and see about getting into a TCM school (like the Alberta College of Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine or the Calgary...
Ten-year-old on psych drugs commits suicide by... →
onmentalhealth: Horrifying: Harry Hucknall, a ten-year-old boy, died after hanging himself with a belt from his bunk bed. His father blames the death on Ritalin and Prozac, two drugs that the boy had been prescribed by a psychiatrist to cure his boisterous behavior and low spirits. At the time of his death, the child had more drugs in his body than the normal level for adults suffering...
Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this place of wrath and tears Looms but the Horror of the shade, And yet the menace of the years Finds, and shall find, me unafraid....
ADHD review in Australia as U.S. expert faces... →
onmentalhealth: Australia’s psychiatric industry tainted by conflict of interest: Australia’s ADHD guidelines are being redeveloped as a US psychiatrist whose work is heavily cited in existing draft guidelines has been sanctioned by Harvard University for violating conflict-of-interest rules. Professor Joseph Biederman and two colleagues, Thomas Spencer and Timothy Wilens, were...
Junk food as 'addictive as drugs' →
Junk food is almost as addictive as heroin, scientists have found.
Sex may have evolved from parasites →
mothernaturenetwork: A new study finds that when C. elegans worms reproduce asexually, parasites easily drive them to extinction. orly?
Fifteen to eighteen percent of girls under twelve now wear mascara, eyeliner and...– “How To Talk To Little Girls” by Lisa Bloom (via twofish)
Health Care Myth Busters: Is There a High Degree... →
Myth: There is a high degree of scientific certainty in modern medicine “In America, there is no guarantee that any individual will receive high-quality care for any particular health problem. The healthcare industry is plagued with overutilization of services, underutilization of services and errors in healthcare practice.” – Elizabeth A. McGlynn, PhD, Rand Corporation researcher,...