Eatology

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Ammi Midstokke: Why Your Diet is Kind of Your Enemy

Every year, right around now, my office fills up with patients who are determined to turn a new leaf, preferably that of a superfood like …

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Ammi Midstokke: Grow Yourself a New Limb–Nutritional Rehabilitation for Injuries

There are many species that will actually grow a new limb when one has been lost in some kind of wildlife duel. Unfortunately, humans are …

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Ammi Midstokke: Soup Season–How to Use Up Old Vegetables

Pretty much every season that rolls around, I think, “This is my favorite season because it is salad season!” Or margarita season. Or fruit bowl …

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Ammi Midstokke: Over-complicating Health with Fancy Food

It’s kind of my job to eat weird things. Thankfully, there’s a market for making weird things super trendy by putting them in hipster packaging, …

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Ammi Midstokke: Cook Your Own Damn Dinner–Easy Meal Ideas When You Don’t Want to Cook

I think most people assume that, because I am a nutritionist, I spend my evenings dicing kale and sweet potatoes to make a wild game …

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Ammi Midstokke: Thoughts on Commercially Made Food

There is an incredible amount of science that goes into designing food. That’s right: In case you did not know, a bunch of guys in …

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Fiber in the Outdoors

What Your Diet is Missing Summer is on its way, and we’re heading out for our day trips, backpacking adventures, and those fantastic beach picnics. …

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The Small Changes Make a Big Difference to Your Health

  “I was just thinking, we ought to go on a cleanse,” says the septuagenarian sitting across from me with her decade older husband. I …

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Are We Carb-loading or Binge Eating?

I remember decades ago when I first started running and someone told me about a pre-race spaghetti dinner. I knew I’d found my sport. It …

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