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Fad Diets, Super-Sized Portions, and the Collective Need to Heal Our Relationship with Food.

The popularity of restrictive fad diets and a cultural obsession for healthy eating in the US are disharmonious with our nation's standards for portion sizes, and an obesity epidemic that continues to worsen year after year. It really does seem like our nation has an eating disorder of its very own.

In 2015, I attended an investor conference in Las Vegas and met several inspiring, and very interesting, new people. The first night of the conference, we attended a cocktail party where I expected the focus of the conversations to be stock-trading; much to my surprise, a good portion of my time was spent talking about nutrition.