February 25, 2018

I'm not sure that you'd actually see an article like this in the US, the the Daily Mail in the UK recently posted a article describing research that slams the greed of Big Pharma.  A group of medical experts, including a National Health Service (NHS) cardiologist and s...

February 10, 2018

Iron is a trace mineral that is an essential nutrient, present in all the cells of our body.   It plays many, important roles in our body:  it’s a carrier of oxygen to the body in the form of Hemoglobin, it facilitates the storage of oxygen in muscles as myoglobin, and...

February 5, 2018

How do you say “no” to those sweet smiles?

My precious neighbor shared that their troop is taking cookie donations for veterans! They will deliver boxes of cookies to the local VFW to be shared with their members! It was a perfect option for me since we are really tryin...

January 15, 2018

I listened to Gary Taubes' book "The Case Against Sugar" on our Thanksgiving road trip and was impressed by Gary's extensive overview of how sugar transitioned from being a couple-times-a-year treat to an in-everything-commodity, as well as how the tobacco and food ind...

December 10, 2017

Most North Americans are deficient of these essential fatty acids.  They are “essential” in that your body needs them and if you don’t get enough, you’ll get sick.  Your body doesn’t produce them, but depends on us eating the right foods to get them.

Many years ago...

December 8, 2017

Do you know what you might have in common with this lovely cockroach?  It’s the bad bacteria in your gut (small intestines) that protects itself using the same structural substance that’s in the shell of a cockroach.

That substance is called Chitin (pronounced like “kit...

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