How Memes Change Our Communication

In September of 2007, a young blogger uploaded a video defending Britney Spears. Spears had just been slaughtered for her appearance at the MTV Music Awards. The US blogger screamed and asked that critics leave Spears alone. The video has been watched over 2 million times within the first 24 hours. Several remixes manifested as […]

20 Hidden Gluten Traps

Gluten ahead, celiac disease patients Luckily, I do not have any food allergies. I eat gluten (in moderation, whole grain and organic whenever possible) - bread plays a significant role in the European kitchen.    But once you have celiac disease you will have to stay away from gluten for the rest of your life. […]

True Cost Accounting of Food Production

The true price of cheap food Food is dirt cheap. To be exact: it is too cheap. The real costs are way higher than the prices we pay in supermarkets and at discounters. The ones paying the bill are our environment and people that are being exploited for the cheap production of food. True cost […]

Short Life and Long Death of Hector Garcia

The price of obesity The tragic and short life of Hector Garcia During his bad times, Hector´s weight was around 650 pounds. In better times it was 425. Thanks to Lisa Krantz for the documentary this article is based on.    His nursery became his jail Ten years before he died Hector Garcia hid from […]

Jerry is on a "lose it" diet

What´s wrong with Jerry? This is Jerry.He looks at his impression in the mirror.Who is that walrus standing in front of him? Didn´t he have a healthy weight for most of his life? Jerry decides that it cannot go on like this. The warning of his doctor still echoes in his mind. And his wife […]

Surprising Uses Of Kombucha

A while ago I shared information about Kombucha and whether it lives up to the hype.  You can find the original article HERE. I bet you look at Kombucha as a tea drink only. Some of the uses might actually surprise you. Have a look at his wonderful graphic:

17 Problems Only True Vegans Understand

Some do not want to be the cause of any animal suffering, some just do not like the taste of steak and bacon or want to live healthier.  Being vegan is not a thing anymore, is it?  17 situation where being vegan can be tough: When Everyone thinks you will die from protein deficiency any […]

GMO and Organic Food Labeling

A Conflict in Food Labeling? Here is a thought I just had while I was chopping organic carrots. Yes, "organic carrots". I was cutting carrots really but for some reason companies that produce food in natural ways have to go through a complicated and lengthy process to be allowed to tell me that they produced […]

GMO Danger - Foods to avoid

UPDATE 11/19/2015 GMO salmon cleared for human consumption. The AquaBounty frankensalmon I told you about received clearing by federal regulation. Shares went up 6.4 %. Cynical. No labeling required. Avoid these GMO Foods After chatting with someone yesterday who was under the impression that he is not taking in any foods that contain genetically modified […]

Kombucha and Weight Loss

Does Kombucha help you lose weight? Is diet drink Kombucha just a trend? Recently, I have been reading a lot about how Kombucha is the new weight loss wonder drink. New week - new weight loss wonder, right? Let's investigate if Kombucha lives up to the hype. Kombucha is being used in China for over […]