Today, June 30th, is technically the last day of my How to Eat Challenge. Technically. I’m not completely done with the challenge, but having spent the past month practicing these behaviors, it’s a perfect day to review How to Eat Challenge.
I am beginning to think 30 days is a bit long for such a challenge. Honestly, not because I can’t do it. I am very fortunate that circumstances allow me and my husband to finish the How to Eat Challenge.
Honestly, I thought I’d be writing a lot more about How to Eat, but this week has shown me how exhaustingly busy I make myself. Ideas for blog posts get pushed to the back-burner and I feel I’m constantly short on time while overwhelmed with material and things to do. But none of that really has much to do with the How to Eat Challenge, or how Week 2 went…
In case you are not up to speed with what is happening this month over here in ZooFit HQ, we are conducting an experiment to discover how our behaviors around eating affect our health and well-being. I believe it’s not just what you eat, but how you eat that can impact our fitness.
As our country slowly (and hopefully not prematurely) opens, this ZooFit tip may seem a little late to the party. Eating Green during the Apocalypse? Wasn’t that, like, last month? Restaurants are preparing to invite guests back, but there are many people who still find themselves eating at home. They have been thrust in a quest they never thought they would embark on. Cooking. At home.
In Michael Pollan’s book Food Rules, he mentions that how we eat has as much bearing on our health and well-being as what we eat. So many diets out there focus 100% on what to eat. But not as many focus on the how.
Monday is Memorial Day. It’s a day to celebrate and honor our heroes by firing up the grill and eating burgers until we burst. But Monday is also, well, Monday. Which, for ZooFit and many other households, means it’s Meatless Monday. This might be a bit of a dilemma for those who want to eat green. We want to eat healthier for ourselves and more sustainable for the planet. Meatless Mondays makes it easy to remember to do our part of eating just a little less meat. But Memorial Day is definitely a grilling holiday.
One of the toughest foods for me to stay away from is cheese. It’s delicious, let’s all just agree on that. But it’s not always the best choice for our health, for animal welfare, or the planet.
This week, let’s head to the ocean for some delicious and nutritious seafood. Read More “ZooFit Recipe of the Week- Maple Chipotle Salmon”
Most of us have probably heard how an oyster creates a pearl. But in case you haven’t, here is the gist:
An irritant enters the oyster’s shell and imbeds itself in the mantle (the layer inside the shell that surrounds its body). The oyster secretes nacre to smooth over the irritant, and a pearl is formed. Nacre is sometimes called “mother-of-pearl” because of this process.