What We Should Account For in Food More Often, But Probably Don’t (Hint: it’s not fiber or added sugar)

Well folks, it’s time to celebrate: Happy 100 Years of Popularized Calorie Counting! Yep, calorie counting propelled in prominence beginning in the post-war era during the 1920s, though the existence of the calorie was discovered long before. Ever since we began viewing the numbers on our food labels and instructed to pay more attention to … More What We Should Account For in Food More Often, But Probably Don’t (Hint: it’s not fiber or added sugar)

I Walked More Than 20,000 Steps a Day for a Week…Here’s What Happened

Surely enough, you’ve probably seen those videos or articles titled “I Tried XXX’s Diet/Workout Routine For a Week” or “I Tried The XXX Challenge…Here’s What Happened” at least every other time, if not every time, you surf the Internet. These experiments are everywhere, and it’s both a good and bad trend. On one hand, you get … More I Walked More Than 20,000 Steps a Day for a Week…Here’s What Happened

One Year as a Vegan: Pros & Cons, What I’ve Learned + My Advice

Even though it is quite well past a year of my vegan lifestyle, I still think that my experience with veganism for a whole year has taught me far beyond my expectations. On top of that, my discoveries of both the highs and lows of veganism have made my journey that more exciting and insightful. … More One Year as a Vegan: Pros & Cons, What I’ve Learned + My Advice

Diet and Exercise: Fulfilling Your Soul or Filling a Void

Differentiating between taking care of yourself with positive deeds versus using positive deeds as coping mechanisms to ignore underlying problems is probably the most difficult mystery to solve. We generally picture alcoholism, drug abuse, compulsive shopping, self-harm, binging (food, television, etc.), or even sexual intercourse as forms of coping mechanisms that do little to no … More Diet and Exercise: Fulfilling Your Soul or Filling a Void

Tuesday Thoughts: Ex-Vegans + Reverting to Original Ways

Wow, it’s been QUITE a while since I’ve posted a Tuesday Thoughts-themed article! When I first started this little series, I really dove headfirst into everything that swam in my mind and didn’t really hesitate on my candor. Of course, I always try to be as respectful as I possibly can, and I think I … More Tuesday Thoughts: Ex-Vegans + Reverting to Original Ways