Tag Archives: obesity

December 01

Stuff and Starve: A Means of Holiday Binging or Healthy Eating?

It’s estimated that around 248 million turkeys are raised, 2.4 billion pounds of sweet potatoes are grown, and 7.5 million barrels of cranberries are harvested a year [1], all for our consumption (and I probably inhaled about half that amount on Thanksgiving alone). Needless to say, I’ve been doing a lot of eating, and a […]

May 12

Sweet, Sweet Fructose

When a cat licks you (lucky you), have you ever considered licking back? (Some have.) If you have, and did, you would have noticed that cats do not taste sweet. Nevertheless, phrases such as “sweet kittens” and “sweet deals”, alongside terms like “sweetheart”, pervade the modern English language; “sweet”, like “nice”, “awesome”, and “cool”, has […]