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Gregory M.

Provo, Utah
I am a full-time student at Brigham Young University and a part-time employee at the Sundance Resort. I am majoring in Nutritional science, minoring en el espanol and preparing to complete a graduate degree in Dietetics and Public Health. Yeah, future BSc, RD, MPH here. This blog is simply part... Full Bio
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McDonalds, I’m Really Hatin’ it. by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living (These photos have been captured from one of McDonald’s most recent advertising campaigns, meant to revamp the image and consumer demand for the renowned Big Mac.  Go ahead, ... Read on »
The Controversial Ban That Really Wasn’t a Ban at All by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Look, I know it’s been awhile.  I’ve been busy… with stuff… you know, interning in Fiji, working at one of Condé Nast’s top ranked US resorts, trying to finish my last semes ... Read on »
Throwback Thursday by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yo, yo!  It’s Thursday… at least, in some part of the world it’s Thursday…  And for the sake of posting something, at the very least, we’re throwin’ it back to your Thursday ... Read on »
A Hero’s Journey by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Over the past year or so, for reasons still somewhat unbeknownst to me, I have started to acquire a growing interest in classic literature and stories and weird ‘English maj ... Read on »
Prancercise: The Only Real Solution to Boring Exercise by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You may recall from recent months a post entitled 23 and 1/2 Hours, in which I posted a video detailing the minimal costs and the much more extensive benefits of exercising ... Read on »
MotheringHealth by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Lately I’ve been feeling somewhat introspective in regards to my education and career goals.  All my studies and activities are entirely centered on being healthy and active ... Read on »
#26Acts2 by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ok, strictly speaking this may not be entirely health related, but health and wellness is more than just the physical, right?  Wellness also includes everything emotional, s ... Read on »
American Consumerism At Its Worst by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living American capitalist consumerism has done it again: it’s spurred the creation of yet another ridiculously unnecessary way to kill ourselves slowly.  On April 8, PepsiCo will ... Read on »
AuthoringTwitter by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Attention readers: In case you have not already realized, AuthoringHealth is now on Twitter, @authoringhealth.  So, that’s exciting! In case you’re like me and have been liv ... Read on »
23 and 1/2 Hours by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is quite possibly the best, most concise, yet most compelling presentation I have seen about the benefits of exercise.  It’s nine minutes.  Unless you’re watching eithe ... Read on »
There’s Always An Excuse by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have a confession.  I have it written on my profile that I am studying Nutritional Science as my undergraduate major.  It was true, but no longer.  For a variety of reason ... Read on »
The Calorie Counting Debaucle by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There are a lot of different methods of keeping track of your food intake, and not that I think it’s necessarily wrong to count calories or anything… But I’m always up for a ... Read on »
A Plug by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I apologize for my lengthy hiatus…  Apparently one tends to stay quite busy when going to school and working more than one job.  Who knew?  And since I have to study for ano ... Read on »
The Progression of Fast Food by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is quite possibly the greatest video I’ve seen from The Onion.  Actually, I’ve seen very few, but regardless…  Besides, who doesn’t love a healthy round of sarcastic co ... Read on »
Everyone Needs a Pep Talk by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I realized something today… it’s January 27 in the year of our Lord two thousand and thirteen.  January 27.  We’re almost 1/12 of the way through 2013. And how are those New ... Read on »
Fooducate Yourself by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A little while ago my sister-in-law sent me a text about this website and app called Fooducate.  I had never heard of it before, but it turns out that it’s pretty cool.  It ... Read on »
Juice Cleanses Are Dumb by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Disclaimer alert: I did not write the article below.  This is an article I found from the Canadian Huffington Post.  Say what you will about those Canadians, but I think the ... Read on »
A Priceless Gift by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A couple of years ago for one of my Spanish classes I was required to read the Spanish translation of the Popol Vuh, which, I would say, is to the Quiché Maya civilization ( ... Read on »
New Year by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s a New Year.  And we all know what that means.   What we call the beginning is often the end.  And to make an end is to make a beginning.  The end is where we start from ... Read on »
Signs of the Times by Gregory M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The other day while wandering through the bakery of a local grocery store, I saw something that caught my attention.  It actually took me a couple of minutes to figure out w ... Read on »