The Most Lucrative Dissertation Defense

“Desperate University” is a college at the foot of a canyon in the Great Plains between Interstates 85 and 212 in South Dakota. The school includes undergraduate and graduate degrees for poor students with very little money. Founded in 1901 by an archeologist who got lost in the desert, apparently seeking old Spanish ruins. According

5 Tips to End Emotional Eating

If you are struggling with emotional eating, you’re not alone. I still catch myself doing it – just the other day I sat down in front of my computer and opened up a bag of Terra chips and started shoveling them in. I stopped myself before I ate the entire bag because I became aware

World Pasta Day

I just can’t believe it! A “World Pasta Day” actually exists! A day when the entire world has reason to rejoice. You can probably already tell that I like pasta. In fact, I’ve never met a pasta I didn’t enjoy. Whether it’s served with tomato sauce that’s simmered for hours, or a sauce that’s thrown

John’s Pizzeria, NYC – Not to Be Missed

Last night we discovered John’s. It first opened its doors in 1929 on Sullivan Street in Greenwich Village. After losing its lease, owner John Sasso dismantled the brick oven and moved it to it’s currant Bleecker Street address when it still turns out the renowned and legendary pizza. In 1984 John’s opened a branch on

Can Acid Reflux Cause Weight Gain?

I wouldn’t necessarily say that acid reflux causes weight gain, but I would say that there are foods that most people eat every day for years that cause both acid reflux and weight gain. So it might seem like the acid reflux is causing the weight gain, but in reality, eating the wrong foods and

The Hazards of Soy

For years I have purchased soy milk, stocked it on my shelf, told myself I should open it and include it into my diet. After opening it though, it just sits in the refrigerator for a month or two. Then, of course, it’s too old to drink, so I throw it down the sink and