Making career decisions can be really tough. From childhood through college graduation, everyone wants to know what you are going to do with your life. Some people, a lucky few, know from the get-go what they want to do. Most of us, however, need a bit more time and exploration to figure that out. A few of… More How to determine if medical or grad school is right for you.
Hi all! I recently got back from a business trip to India. It was my first travel for business purposes, and it was such a positive experience. I felt like I got to know the people of India and culture better through business travel and the daily interaction than I may have if I had just… More Night Shift Nutrition Tips
When I sit down to write a post nowadays (yes, meaning 3-4x per year), I first think about what it is I am trying to accomplish. The original intent of my blog was to empower people through nutrition education. While that is still my intent, the way in which I do so has changed. Before,… More The origins of action, and an exercise in self awareness
I read the awesome article Bariatric Medicine: Seven Exciting Developments” by Sean Bourke MD on a flight from NYC to San Francisco last weekend. I identified with it enough feel compelled to summarize my favorite points for you all. Dr. Bourke is a bariatric doctor, meaning he works with those that are overweight or obese… More A Twinkie does not = 1.5 apples.
It is almost Wednesday and that means I get to go home to Texas for a week! I’ve been looking forward to seeing family, high school friends, and eating Tex-Mex and BBQ for months now. Today, though, was wonderful as well. I started the day off with the usual coffee and greek yogurt bowl and… More ‘duck liver mousse?’ ‘omg so much vitamin A!’
Good morning everyone. I hope your weekend was relaxing and rejuvenating. To everyone, but particularly those most closely effected, I wish you the strength to recover from the recent tragedy and to not let it forever color your vision of this earth. I don’t want to say much more, but it would have felt wrong… More peanut butter banana bacon bars
Ta-daaa! To be real, calling these bars ‘PopTarts’ is kind of a stretch visually, but the taste brings me back to my PopTart eating childhood each and every time I have one. Which is every morning. The base is lightly sweet and very high in fiber because it is made primarily of coconut flour and… More Inside-Out Paleo PopTarts