When I was a teen, I got to caddy many times for Jack LaLanne, the famous TV star who was the Arnold Schwarzenegger of his day. He would lecture me and the other famous golfers in his foursome — like Rick Barry, one of the greatest basketball players in history — on diet and fitness. Many of the things he said are still burned in my brain.
This is him at age 40:
It launched me on a decades-long passion where I couldn't get enough of the science, and I got to see 30 of my friends & family transform themselves.
Trouble is, I don't want to be the pushy one that spoils all the fun as we sit around the campfire eating smores. And I wouldn't want anyone thinking I judge them. So I started a YouTube channel to get my fix of watching more people transform themselves. saving the planet would be a bonus.
Whew, YouTube is harder than it looks. Oh my God. Making it short enough, entertaining, and yet backed by solid science. Not easy. But it pushes me and I love it.
Oh yeah, the drama behind food! It's as emotional as religion or politics. Let's see if the carnivore trolls try to take me down. 😀
Now I'm working on an episode about the tricks food companies play. Holy. Crap. Little do most people even imagine...
That flat-lay photography I was working on awhile back? It was for this episode.