The “health-o-meter” approach to eating

This weekend, my son Luke turned to me and said, “Mom, I wish I could invent a health-o-meter, a machine where you could input a DK Donut in and something healthy would come out.” Though he might make millions if he could invent this sort of contraption, I’m not sure what a donut transformation might look […]

Should junk food be taxed?

When I was a little girl, I have vivid memories of walking to the local convenience store with my granddad in tiny Gadsden, TN  just so he could buy me a Coke. Nothing tasted better than that bottle of sugary syrup, and that insignificant, yet cherished, time with my “Nannanny” will always have an imprint […]