Category: Food & Fitness

Scientists at Wayne State Offer Further Validation to the Wim Hof Method

“Iceman”, Wim Hof, submitted himself to scientific examination at Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan, and the findings are unbelievable. This is the conclusion from the abstract of the paper that was recently published: “Our results provide compelling evidence for the primacy of the brain (CNS) rather than the body (peripheral mechanisms) in mediating the

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How I Cured My Eczema

I cured my eczema by eliminating potatoes from my diet. That’s right, potatoes were causing my eczema. From the time I was a toddler into my 20s I had eczema. It manifested as red itchy sores in my elbow and knee bends, my eyelids, as cracks on my knuckles and at times random patches elsewhere.

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The Hurdles of Getting Into Biking and How to Get Over Them

Looking back on how great biking to work in Portland has been, a fleeting thought often crosses my mind, “why didn’t I start sooner?” In reflecting on this question, I’ve determined there were a number of things that held me back from riding. The things that stopped me however, have quite easy fixes. The reasons

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So You’re Hungover As All Heck. Now What?

You’ve woken up. Your mouth is dry. You’re head is throbbing. Your stomach doesn’t feel great. Maybe you’re still a little tipsy. Sadly you’re hungover. Now is not the time to evaluate last night’s life choices. Now is the time for action. Now is the time to cure your hangover. 1. NAC (N-Acetyl Cysteine) Available

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Google Maps List: My Favorite Restaurants in Portland

When I tell people I’m from Portland, they often ask if it really rains all the time (it’s complicated), if it’s really like the show Portlandia (it is), and where I love to eat. On the last question, there are WAY TOO MANY PLACES IN PORTLAND THAT I LOVE TO EAT. Even if I just

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Ode to Anthony Bourdain

When I think about Anthony Bourdain, I think about sardines (he has a great episode about canned fish on the NW coast of France). I think about how I quit smoking before him, but seeing his struggle to quit play out after mine helped keep me strong and off those calamity sticks. Anthony taught me

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How to Eat Steak on the Cheap

I’m a big fan of beef, but unfortunately it’s one of the more expensive meats at the grocery store. In order to buy beef for cheap, especially sirloin steak, I’ve put together a super easy to follow strategy to get steak for cheap. Here’s the 🐄 run down: Buy steaks in bulk when they go

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