Rather than directing change at yourself, many researchers urge, make tiny, targeted changes to your surroundings— office, kitchen, bedroom. In this way, you can immediately and significantly influence your actions.
Reading time: ~ 7 minutes, or more time than it takes the average male to orgasm (Sorry ladies..) “This is the antithesis of a long-term healthy dietary pattern.” US News Nutrition Expert on the Whole30 Diet “Seven…Minute…Abs…” Hitchhiker, There’s Something About Marry The Hitchhiker A decade after a botched prom date, Ted an awkward but kind-hearted Rhode Island man, … Read More
Reading time: 4 minutes This past summer, I ran an experiment on myself. The experiment was simple — can you add five pounds of muscle on a 100% vegan diet with no protein supplements? Well, It turns out you can. Since ‘Project Veggie Muscles,’ I’ve received a lot of questions about what I ate for breakfast. After all, I … Read More
Summary Can you gain muscle eating a 100% plant-based, whole-food, vegan, green-light diet, with no protein or muscle-building supplements? How about if you are only doing bodyweight exercises — no weights? How about in just 100 days? How about if you’re traveling for about 30% of those days? Those are the questions I was pondering while looking at my recently … Read More
“The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.” Bertrand Russell “NEVER eat ingredients you cannot pronounce. … Except quinoa. You should eat quinoa.” Random Funny Person Welcome back to the Intelligent Eater – the part of my Diletantric (invented word) writings that makes you feel bad … Read More
When I was around 18 or 19, my mother, Barbara, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. As you can imagine, this was a shock to us all, and her mostly. It was shocking in part because it was my mom, but even more so because of what type of mom she is. She’s the cool mom. The one your sister’s friends … Read More
Average Reading Time: 6 minutes (or a about the time the average man lasts in bed) In the year 1950, an investor named Benjamin Graham published a book called, “The Intelligent Investor.” Though Graham is likely little known in today’s world, his understudy will ring familiar. The reason you are likely to know Graham’s student is simply this: he is … Read More
Reading Time: ~15 minutes (Or about the average Chipotle wait time) “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” If you feel like you’ve seen this quote somewhere, don’y worry, you’re not crazy (at least not for that reason.) (i.e. You might still be crazy, I’d look … Read More