Eat fat to lose fat? Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE, on the body’s daily nutrient requirements and how it very cleverly adjusts when we practice caloric restriction (via ketosis and more). And, two articles tonight, what’s a clean wine after what’s a clean wine after all? AND food security issues, again. Image, my preferred…
Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE—what makes us fat? And one nation’s fight for WISE foods: one nation’s fight for WISE foods
Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE, on our obsession with thinness, and questions around re-indigenizing food, see: Subject: [sjcfarmandfood] Webinar: Re-Indigenizing Food,” August 7th at 12:00 PM PT https://prescottcollege.lpages.co/webinar-series-food-systems/ We look forward to seeing you at our next “Food Systems Friday” Webinar on August 7th – Re-indigenizing Food. Re-indigenizing food is about culture. Colonization and the associated…
Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE, critically looking at how we demonize and pathologize “obesity,” in the words ofJulie Guthman, and highlights a critically important artist—Donald Byrd. You can see some of his work here: Donald Byrd and Donald Byrd/on-view/. Donald-Byrd-Headshot-by-Gabriel-Bienczycki
Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE, and discusses the nonsensical nature of diets—food in/out does not equal the body you need/want. And—finally, her university is making a bold decision, doing the right thing—being online (mostly) in the fall: WWU this fall.
Gigi Berardi begins the section, “Believing Diets,” in FoodWISE, and offers some thoughts from the New York Times (and some recently published science) on sugar and exercise. There’s a lot of sugar in those Twinkies.
Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE, beginning the section on diets, and mentions an article on France and its very decisive and all-inclusive actions to control the spread of coronavirus—a lesson in what it takes for the USA to do the same—Does France have it figured out?
Gigi Berardi reads about FoodWISE decision-making and food choices, and mentions an article from The Guardian on the UK: Is sugar the answer? Image: Cherries—the right “treat” for school meal programs?
Gigi Berardi reads about the business of advertising and the business of health, and, in particular—nutritionism—obsession with single nutrients in foods. She reminds us that fear is a form of wisdom, boldness a show of carelessness, as discussed here, in the Europe she is daily monitoring: What’s happening in Europe
Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE, on “advertising health,” and explains how “more” is not necessarily better. meanwhile, two universities in WA state doing the right thing for the fall: universities doing the right thing. Bravo to WSU and Seattle U! Image: Gigi with her cheeses—a feast for weeks—just a little goes a long way!