Calling Bullshit: Silicon Dioxide

Internet health experts are making some interesting claims again.  Silicon dioxide is a natural compound.  It’s literally sand.  It’s commonly used because it can help prevent certain things from clumping.  There was a claim made here that it has been linked to rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.  I got curious so I decided to look up that study and see if it actually applied for this.   Continue reading “Calling Bullshit: Silicon Dioxide”

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NorCal Margarita

When summer time comes it can be hard to stick to your diet.  You want to hang out and drink all of the refreshing summer drinks.  But some drinks like frozen margaritas can add hundreds of calories to your daily total!

The NorCal margarita originally popularized by Robb Wolf is one of the best cocktails I have found to solve this.  It is light, refreshing, and is delicious for everyone, even those who aren’t dieting!

NorCal Margarita

A light, refreshing, healthy, summer cocktail

  • 2 oz Tequila (Reposado works the best)
  • 1 oz Lemon and Lime juice (Equal parts of each)
  • Club Soda (To top)
  1. Fill a tall glass with ice

  2. Add 2 oz of tequila (reposado works the best)

  3. Add 1 oz of lemon and lime juice mixture

  4. Top with club soda

  5. Stir and enjoy