Nutrition throughout the history of the world is long (obviously) and diverse (naturally). Despite nutrition trends changing drastically depending on where you are and what time period you were there in, they all are tied to two things: the economy and social expectations of the era. The Ideal Body Type You can’t talk about trends … Continue reading Nutrition Throughout the Ages
Aah peanut butter. Where would we be without you? From peanut butter on toast for breakfast, to peanut butter sandwiches for lunch to ants-on-a-log for snack, we are a generation raised on the gooey, nutty spread. And while allergies and the subsequent rise of other spreads like almond butter, sunflower seed butter and cashew butter … Continue reading Ground Nuts, Goober Peas and Peanut Butter: A History of our Favourite Spread
Today is the day- the day university and college students have been waiting for all year. The day you head to the back of the closet and dig out that one green shirt you always think about getting rid of every time you clean your room but never do because then what would you wear … Continue reading Why do we Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day?
When someone says to you “Irish food” the first thing you probably think of is potatoes, right? Then maybe green beer? While the Irish do love their potatoes and beer, there is actually much more to the culinary history and traditions of the Emerald Isle than you might initially think, and with Saint Patrick’s Day … Continue reading Food From Around the World: Ireland
It’s no secret that Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine has taken over the North American food scene. With late-night shawarma shops and road-side falafel stands popping up everywhere, it’s obvious why. That sh!t’s delicious! You know what else? It can also be quite good for you (the Middle East didn’t become one of the world’s … Continue reading Breakfast Around the World: Shakshuka