What Is Feminism And Why Are Equal Rights For Women So Controversial?

The term feminism today generates as much or more anger and controversy as any other political topic. It immediately conjures images of Jane Fonda advocating for peace way back during the Vietnam war or topless female protestors marching in New York, Washington D.C., and London, feminist slogans painted across their naked skin. Recently I fell, innocently, into a YouTube hole…

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Sandwiches + Homemade Mayonnaise

Sandwiches may seem like a silly thing to have recipes for, but they can be an economical way to get lots of great nutrition and satiety, and if you take proper steps to use healthy ingredients you can use food like sandwiches to not only satisfy your hunger but promote rather than inhibit health, which a surprising amount of components do.

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Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

Yes this is actually made with fusilli—I didn’t have actual macaroni on hand, and to us uncouth Americans macaroni and cheese is more about a short pasta with a cheese sauce than it is about actual macaroni noodles. The reason this is made with fusilli is only because one of my favorite einkorn brands, Jovial Foods…

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Recrimination in Relationships and How to Salvage Them

“You look so ugly when you talk like that,” said my mother one day when I was seventeen, “I wish I could record you so you could see how ugly you are.” I don’t remember exactly what we were fighting about—I had recently been discovered as homosexual and our relationship had become yet more strained under their dismissal and increased persecution. I was a very good kid—I got the best grades in my family, never tried drinking or smoking, was still a virgin…

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Saturday Morning German Pancake

Sometimes you just have to start the weekend with a decadent, indulgent breakfast, and German pancakes are absolutely that. Some recipes have weird cooking instructions though, but making a German pancake couldn’t be any simpler, delicious, and healthy when made with these ingredients. If you’ve never made this before it’s quite a spectacular sight when you first take it out of the oven

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Why The Letter "I" Should Always Be Included in the LGBT Acronym

A few months after my suicide attempt I moved home with my family in a misguided attempt to recuperate. Home had moved from a tiny town in Utah full to the brim with bigoted Mormons to Lahaina, Hawaii. I had tried to end my life due to debilitating depression surrounded by the rejection of my family and friends for being gay, and the idea of going home to them in an island paradise at first seemed like a good idea. I was beyond disheartened to arrive and find my parents even more bigoted and abusive than before.

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Kids Don't Like Vegetables. Deal With It.

Several years ago I was on a phone call with one of my sisters. She began venting about how her children were not eating. “What are you feeding them?” I asked. She rambled off several different food items, most of which were vegetables. I began to explain to her why kids don’t like vegetables, and how she could get around it,

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Yuca Hash Browns

Somehow these are even better than normal hash browns, which I didn’t think was possible. Yuca (pronounced yo͞oka, also called cassava and not to be confused with yucca) is one of the most powerful foods you can use to shift the gut microbiome. It is so effective in supporting healthy gut microbes that its effect can last for an extended period of time after consumption

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Green Salad with Strawberries

This is one of my favorite salads. It is sweet, refreshing, and surprisingly filling. I have wanted to put another salad recipe here for quite a while specifically to talk about salad dressings. Store bought dressing is nearly always made with the kind of cheap, crappy oils that will shorten your lifespan and contribute to poor health.

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New Coaching Services

I have for the past few years offered my coaching services through Patreon, which is still active and on which I preview early updates to the book and other things I’m working on, but I’ve started adding coaching services here on my blog too. I offer personal coaching for anyone who would like some supplementary advice and direction to what is offered in my book..

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I Need Your Help

The epidemics we are facing these days are alarming. Rates of Autism, homelessness, addiction, and a glut of metabolic diseases are only increasing in severity. Recently I had a reader send me an article in The Guardian which highlighted a study about bacteria transplanted from the gut of Autistic people into test mice which then caused those mice to develop Autistic like behaviors

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Kvass (Probiotic Beverage)

Kvass is a delightful traditional Slavic fermented drink. Originally it was made with bread, but fruit varieties are now most popular because they are especially appealing for children. In my book, Fuck Portion Control I talk about how most probiotic products are not helpful and sometimes even harmful because they are usually made of strains which are chosen for their hardiness through the distribution and packaging process and not because they are especially healthful

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Anti-Abortion Politicians, Explained

I had my first orgasm just before turning twelve. It happened under the sheets late one night while quarantined in a room with all five of my younger siblings. My father was remodeling the house we lived in, one-half entombed in a wall of clear plastic to keep the construction dust from contaminating what spare livable space remained.

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Free Coaching For My YouTube Channel

I’ve been thinking about how best to broaden the reach of my work and promote my book while also helping people who are in need of it, and I like the idea of doing some compilation videos with people who are having persistent health issues or dealing with the things I talk about in my book. I do offer coaching via my Patreon account, but if you would like to video chat with me about your health problems

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How to Make Coffee

Coffee. God. Thank God. Coffee is amazing. Coffee is life. Without coffee I probably wouldn’t have survived my brush with cancer and thyroid disease, and certainly not my depression (which I almost didn’t). Many times during my journey I often questioned whether coffee was hurting or helping. There is no shortage of people who believe it to be harmful.

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Microgreens with Manchego

Microgreens are hands down some of the most healthy foods you can eat. They are so healthy, in fact, they are one of the few foods you can actually feel making you better after you eat them. The reason that microgreens are so healthy is because they have such compact nutrition both from the seed from which it germinated and the early burst of other nutrients created in the early stages of growth…

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