Looking for evidence-based nutrition info? An antidote to all the myths and hype? Dietary advice that works in the real world?

You’re in the right place.

I’m here to help sort fact from fiction, sift the good info from the bad, and–most of all–help you separate the important stuff from the stuff that’s just not worth worrying about.

Vegetarian? Paleo? Omnivore? Welcome

I don’t endorse any specific diet doctrine. Diet philosophies—vegan, hunter-gatherer, Mediterranean, high-protein, low-carb, and so on—go in and out of fashion, both in the public imagination and in the hearts and minds of nutrition scientists and researchers. Each has its merits but I don’t think any one of them is the single solution for every eater. Certain nutrition principles apply across the board but there are lots of ways to put together a healthy diet.

French-fry lovers? You’re welcome here too

I should probably warn you that I’m neither purist nor perfectionist. Sometimes, you may choose to eat something not because it’s good for you but because you love it. Or because someone made it for you. Or because it’s the least of the available evils. I’m living proof of the fact that you don’t have to eat a perfect diet in order to be healthy and happy.

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