Food Experience

Food Relationships, Technically

March 9, 2011

In this week’s Eyes About column, Send in the Twix Bars, author Teresa Martin discusses the intersection of technology and weight management. Like Teresa, I was right horrified at some of the technologies under development, including a “food condom” to prevent food absorption and a gel pill that expands to make us feel full. To […]

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Marathon Runner Thrives on Vegan Diet

May 14, 2010

This article from the New York Times tells the tale of Scott Jurek, an accomplished ultramarathoner, who has traded meat and potatoes for whole grains, fresh vegetables, tofu, nut butters and sea vegetables. Inspiring!

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Herman Aihara and the Mud Pie

March 31, 2010

During the late 1980s I was living in St. Thomas, USVI, and some friends and I started a macrobiotic support group. This grew to a real organization, MOST, the Macrobiotic Organization of St. Thomas. There was a lot of interest, we had monthly pot-luck dinners and I started serving more macro-friendly food at my vegetarian […]

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