From The Optimist Magazine Summer 2014 Kris Verburgh knows how you can age well and lose weight, but don’t call him a diet guru. By Marco Visscher Many pages into writing his new book, Kris Verburgh realized the truth. Darn it, he was writing a diet book! This from someone who … [Read more...] about I don't believe in diets
From The Optimist Magazine Fall 2015 Megan Kimble, a journalist based in Tucson, Arizona, decided to spend one year eating only whole, unprocessed foods. Her book Unprocessed: My Busy, Broke City-Dwelling Year of Reclaiming Real Food tells about her journey. Why did you decide … [Read more...] about Inspiration: A year without processed food
From The Optimist Magazine Fall 2015 Marketing is an art, and more often than not it doesn’t produce the best results for the consumer. Take the case of kale. In recent years, this vegetable has become the darling of the health-conscious movement. There’s hardly any … [Read more...] about Possibility: Kale is dead. Long live watercress.
From The Optimist Magazine Fall 2015 When you bring everyone who wants to work with you to tears, and you still make it into countless dishes all over the world every day, you must be pretty special. The culinary qualities of the onion are indeed extraordinary. You can coax … [Read more...] about Everybody’s friend, The onion is keeping it real
More Americans are inclined to reduce their meat consumption and eat more plants. Meanwhile, negative stereotypes surrounding the vegan lifestyle have been slowly fading away, according to the Nutrition Business Journal’s 2015 Special Diets Report. Healthier eating habits being … [Read more...] about Plant-based diets are earning good reputation points in the U.S.