Gene editing and gene therapy are a big deal in medicine right now, and for good reason. The idea that we could side-step the herculean struggles and steep costs of debilitating diseases simply by “replacing” a defective gene is seductive. It’s clean and simple, and tantalizingly dangles the prospect of mass-curing previously intractable diseases in … Continue reading The Toasted Toads and Monkey Paw Reality of Gene Therapy
Thanks for joining me for 31 Days of blogging about detoxification! Missed some posts? Start from the beginning here! A healthy diet is the essential foundation on which our bodies build their ability to work properly and detoxify effectively. Even when you’re eating a good clean diet that’s appropriate for your body and its needs, … Continue reading Detox Smoothie
Thanks for joining me for 31 Days of blogging about detoxification! Missed some posts? Start from the beginning here! When I was a teenager, I used to get a girls’ magazine called Brio (now apparently reincarnated as Susie Mag). Like most publications for teen girls, it had all kinds of beauty tips and tricks – … Continue reading Detox Masks
Thanks for joining me for 31 Days of blogging about detoxification! Missed some posts? Start from the beginning here! A sweet friend of mine recently lamented that many of her coworkers are doing a commercial detox program that involves drinking gallons of green tea and wrapping themselves in expensive, goop-slathered saran wrap. While she’s happy … Continue reading How Does Detoxification Work?
They’re up! TEDxUtica 2015 talks have been posted – you can now see them individually here. You can also check it out on Youtube here. (I particularly recommend Gabriela Wolfe’s talk Cameras, CAFOs & Pork Chops!) Enjoy! Continue reading TEDxUtica Talks Are Posted!
Recently, the grocery store closest to me has started rearranging its isles in bizarre ways. (I walked the whole store twice and then had to ask someone before I found the vinegar!) More irritatingly, they’ve also been using the process to revise their product lines. “Middle of the road” products are rapidly disappearing, leaving only … Continue reading Good, Better, Best: Butter
mischief noun mis·chief \ˈmis-chəf,: a playful desire to cause trouble Welcome to Nutritional Mischief! It’s my hope that what you find here will cause a little mischief in your life – shake up preconceived notions about eating healthy, inspire kitchen creativity, and bring a little more fun (and less stress!) to all things food related … Continue reading Welcome to Nutritional Mischief!