Organic Food More Nutritious? Yet Another Study Fuels Irrelevant Debate

Organic Food More Nutritious? Yet Another Study Fuels Irrelevant Debate

Yesterday morning, researchers at Stanford University published a meta-analysis on the health benefits of Organic vs. Conventional Food. They didn’t find any. By nightfall, hundreds of news outlets had published stories online. Before we dive in to the details, here … Continue reading

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Obesity – Why Baby Steps Are NOT Enough

Obesity – Why Baby Steps Are NOT Enough

Earlier this week, I participated in a wonderful mobile health conference at Stanford University┬árun by BJ Fogg of the Persuasive Technology Lab. This year’s theme was about how baby steps can improve health outcomes. The presenters and participants discussed behavioral … Continue reading

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Waking up to a world without Steve Jobs

Waking up to a world without Steve Jobs

Sad to wake up to a world without Steve Jobs this morning. The San Francisco Bay area and tech community are in mourning. His passing is being compared to the deaths of Kennedy, Elvis, and Lennon. The legacy no less … Continue reading

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Starbucks: Super Size & Other News

Starbucks: Super Size & Other News

Lots of things happening at Starbucks lately. 1. The company is revamping its logo. after several decades of text plus mermaid, the new logo is all graphics. 2. In response to challenges from McDonald’s and other, a new super-size TRENTA … Continue reading

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Baby’s First Solid Food – What Should it Be?

Baby’s First Solid Food – What Should it Be?

Almost every parent has a scrapbook photo of baby’s inaugural sitting at the high chair, trying out a solid (actually mushy) food for the first time. Rice cereal has long been held as the first food to add to a … Continue reading

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