An Interview: BJ Mackinnon and Her Garden

I’m deviating from my usual format and presenting this entry in the form of an interview! My dad’s birthday happened a few weeks ago, and my family had a small dinner party to celebrate. We invited a few family friends, but because of the threat of snow, only two were able to make it. They’re … Continue reading

Book Review: Wheat Belly

Wheat Belly I started reading “Wheat Belly” with the assumption that I would agree with most of what the author said, and that it would reinforce some opinions about wheat that had already formed in my mind. Still, since skepticism is the keystone of this blog, I tried to read with a mind free from … Continue reading

Food Relationships

These days, it seems like everyone wants a prescription for health. Some turn naively to the pharmacy, hoping for a quick fix that requires minimal effort. Many others are realizing that prescription drugs only treat the symptoms–of diabetes, or high cholesterol, or skin ailments–and not the cause. I’m a big believer that a healthy diet … Continue reading

Obligatory Media Post

I’ve been recommending products to you, dear readers, but to what end? What do you gain by taking my advice? I remember being in middle school and, like many others, struggling to fit in. I recall begging my mother to buy me Hollister clothing (perish the thought) and wishing for a certain body shape and … Continue reading

In Defense of the Unwashed + Routine Simplicity

You all know that I am quite skeptical of many things: fad diets, miracle wrinkle creams, magical superfoods, or anything that claims to “show results overnight.” But when the worth of something is proven to me, whether through personal trials, or scientific studies, or multiple, unbiased testimonials, I tend to become excited. This excitement usually … Continue reading

Wading Through the Bullshit

My blog is called The Skeptical Environmentalist not because I am skeptical that our world is in the midst of an environmental crisis. The crisis is certainly real and serious. No, I am skeptical of people and companies who claim to support the environment’s best interests. I’ve learned (during my 22 short years on this … Continue reading

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