a plea to parents: feed your kids well!

When I was a kid, I considered children’s menus in restaurants to be terribly offensive. My parents knew enough not to hand it to me and passed me the adult menu instead so I could select the dish of my choice. Not only did I think the over-processed “kid food” was gross, but I also […]

The Insidious Scourge That Is “Kid Food”

Humans are the only animals who feed their kids something other than what they’re supposed to eat as adults. If you watch any nature show, you’ll see that there’s no such thing as “kid food” in the animal world. There’s just “infant food,” such as milk for baby mammals and partially digested, regurgitated food for […]

I can’t believe I’m actually considering vegetarianism

I, a self-professed lover of meat, have never before been this close to becoming a vegetarian. What has happened, you might be wondering? I watched “Forks Over Knives.” It’s a fascinating documentary that sets out to prove how eating a plant-based diet, free from all animal products, is the healthiest diet for humans. What is […]