Health Category Archive

Raw Food Treats – Video

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Here’s a video that¬†Lori Painter and I made recently, showing off some raw food creations we concocted for a raw potluck we attended in Vegas. Making this video was totally spontaneous, so we got a bit silly at times. Hope you enjoy it. I make the¬†zucchini hummus differently each time. This time I blended in […]

Juicing and Physical Training

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

For most of the past year, I’ve been starting my day with a green smoothie for breakfast, but lately I’ve been getting back into juicing. I piled up a lot of experience in a short period of time when I did my 30-day juice feast a year ago. (I’d originally planned to go for a […]

Video Interview on Raw Foods, Social Support, and More

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Erin and I enjoyed another lovely visit from our raw foodist friends Matt Monarch and Angela Stokes-Monarch as they passed through Vegas yesterday before heading for Denver. At some point we decided to pull out our Flip cameras and do some interviews. Matt posted his interview with me today. We talked about some of my […]

Modern-Day Nazis

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Here’s a short video (less than 4 minutes) showing some daily practices that people who eat eggs are supporting: Realize that if you eat eggs, you’re actively and directly supporting practices like this. This video is actually pretty mild compared to what happens to the hens. What’s the difference between being the guy who tosses […]

Climate Change

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Recently the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) released a new report on how climate change is already affecting the United States, plus predictions for the next 100 years based on different scenarios. If you care to read the report, you can find it online at This group is comprised of respected U.S. scientists […]

How to Make a Raw Fruit Pie

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Since December 2008 I’ve been attending monthly raw potlucks here in Las Vegas. Erin and I hosted one at our house a few months ago, and we’ll be hosting another one in August. Typically 20-25 people will attend (I’ve seen as many as 35), so these potlucks are a nice way to meet local raw […]

Raw Food Diet Update

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

I’ve been eating 100% raw foods for most of the past year, and many people have been asking for any update on my raw food diet experience. Here’s some info on how I’m eating these days. First off, I’m still 100% raw, and I absolutely love this diet. It’s hard for me to imagine ever […]

Remote Diagnosis Disorder

Sunday, January 11th, 2009

Remote Diagnosis Disorder (RDD) is my new addition to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. People afflicted with this personality disorder suffer from an uncontrollable urge to diagnose individuals as suffering from one or more psychological disorders, specifically individuals which the RDD sufferer has had little or no direct personal interaction with. RDD […]

Post Juice Feasting Update

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

It’s been about 3-1/2 weeks since I ended my 30-day juice feast, so here’s an update on my health situation. Sleep and Dreams I’m back to sleeping normally again. During the juice feast I needed 8-10 hours of sleep most nights. Now I do fine on 6-7 hours. The super-vivid nighttime dreams continued for another […]

Guacamole Recipe

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Guacamole is one of my favorite foods, so I’d like to share my best guacamole recipe. I tweak this recipe every time I make it, so this is the December 2008 incarnation. I went to my first raw potluck last night and brought a large batch of this guacamole to share. I figured there would […]