Inflammation is a key risk factor in a host of health problems and various major diseases. A diet that counters inflammation emphasizes fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and healthy fats. Often resulting from lifestyle factors like stress and a lack of exercise, chronic inflammation results when the immune system releases chemicals meant to combat injury and bacterial … Continue reading What should you eat to beat inflammation?
The future of trash?
I have been fascinated with the issue of trash for a long time. I've been raised in Germany where every household has a number of different colored trash bins (green, blue, yellow, grey) where you have to recycle your waste daily. Germany also has the 'Green Dot' system that quite successfully changed the landscape of … Continue reading The future of trash?
My Gobi Race
I'm typing this up from our lovely summer spot in Ramatuelle, Southern France. We love the Cote D'azur. A constant fresh, salty ocean breeze, green and sturdy vegetation, fields full of vineyards. The beach of Pampelonne, trail runs around Bonne Terrasse and clear starry skies at night. The french riviera to me and my family means … Continue reading My Gobi Race
Are you still drinking cow’s milk?
Really? Are you insane? Cow's milk is for calves. The only reason cows produce milk is to raise their babies from an average birth weight of 63.6 pounds (28.9 kgs) to 595.24 pounds (270kg). That's more than a 9-times increase in weight. Again, are you insane to drink this white rocket fuel? Every single drop in … Continue reading Are you still drinking cow’s milk?
I created this dessert as an homage to the Atacama Desert ultra distance run that I have completed in the fall of 2016. It was a tough race with the most breathtaking views and extraterrestrial-like terrain. The texture and the colour palette of this magnificent dessert totally resemble the beauty of the Atacama for me. The first … Continue reading Atacama Dessert
Our Zero Alcohol Life
My wife and I decided to stop drinking alcohol about 1.5 years ago. There was no special occasion, no tipping point, no particular terrible event that triggered this decision. We just wanted to stop this habit...