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Natural Foods Are Nutritious
Saturday, March 17, 2018      19 comments

Environmental Nutrition Busts the Top 10 Nutrition Myths Myth #7: Natural foods are nutritious. Food manufacturers know that the word natural on their label sells. But there is no FDA definition for natural. It doesn't automatically... Read more
Organic Foods Are Healthier
Friday, March 16, 2018      20 comments

Environmental Nutrition Busts the top 10 Nutrition Myths Myth #6: Organic foods are healthier. Some argue that because organic foods reduce exposure to pesticide residues and antibiotic resistant bacteria that they're "healthier" food... Read more
Fresh Produce Is Healthier Than Canned Or Frozen............
Thursday, March 15, 2018      21 comments

Environmental Nutrition Busts the Top 10 Nutrition Myths Myth #5: Fresh Produce Is Healthier Than Canned Or Frozen Foods which are picked fresh and immediately canned or frozen serve up the same---or even greater---amount of nutrition... Read more
Sugar Is Toxic..............
Wednesday, March 14, 2018      18 comments

Environmental Nutrition Busts the Top Nutrition Myths Myth #4: Sugar Is Toxic. The truth? No long-term studies show that sugar is toxic or causes disease on its own. However, getting your calories from sugary, high-fat foods instead... Read more
You Only Need To Limit Salt Intake If..................
Tuesday, March 13, 2018      19 comments

Environmental Nutrition Busts the Top 10 Nutrition Myths: Myth #3: You only need to limit salt intake if you have high blood pressure. 90% of us will develop high blood pressure---a silent killer. One of the best ways to reduce your ... Read more
Loading Up On Superfoods
Monday, March 12, 2018      15 comments

Environmental Nutrition Busts The Top 10 Nutrition Myths Myth #2: Loading up on Superfoods is the Key to Better Health. Fruits and vegetables are often called superfoods because they are high in antioxidants. But the levels of antiox... Read more
Just A Bit Of Lightness.........
Sunday, March 11, 2018      16 comments

Assumption............... The light turned yellow, just in front of him. He did the right thing, stopping at the crosswalk, even though he could have beaten the red light by accelerating through the intersection. The tailgating woman ... Read more
Gluten-Free Foods
Saturday, March 10, 2018      18 comments

Nutrition Myth #1: The gluten-free food business is set to make an astounding $7 billion this year and more than half of these foods will be purchased by people with no medical reason for going gluten-free. But eating gluten-free, when you... Read more
Women Fare Better Than Men After Joint Replacement Surgery
Friday, March 09, 2018      22 comments

After undergoing total joint replacement (TJR) surgery, women have better outcomes than men, according to study findings presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. The findings, which were based on data fro... Read more
They Teach It At Stanford
Thursday, March 08, 2018      19 comments

In an evening class at Stanford the last lecture was on the mind-body-connection---the relationship between stress and disease. The speaker (head of psychiatry at Stanford) said, among other things, that one of the best things that a man could ... Read more
Do You Already Love Tomatoes?
Wednesday, March 07, 2018      16 comments

If you do, you may love them even more after you read this. If you don't (like or love) them, you may want to include them in your diet in some form after reading this. You may already know that the lycopene in tomatoes helps lower the ri... Read more
We Had Interesting Visitors Last Night.............
Tuesday, March 06, 2018      20 comments

This morning, my husband and I checked our motion camera which is aimed at the Igloo on our deck to see if the feral cats are using it. Yesterday afternoon, we had over 50 turkeys in our yard and a few of them were checking out the Igloo. Then... Read more
We Have Two New Additions To Our Family..............
Monday, March 05, 2018      18 comments

For the past 2 months, we have been watching two feral cats who always seem to come from somewhere in our woods and up onto our deck. They are very skittish and wouldn't let us any where near them. Since the day we first saw them, I have been ... Read more
Thank You So Much For The Great Advice
Sunday, March 04, 2018      17 comments

What a great group we are. If one of us has a problem or questions about how to deal, several take the time to offer their help and expertise. It is one of the best parts of being a part of the Spark People Community. First of all, Thank ... Read more
I Would Appreciate Your Advice..........
Saturday, March 03, 2018      19 comments

It seems like we are learning something new everyday about how badly the elderly are taken advantage of. My Mom is 93 years old. In July, she moved from her apartment to an Assisted Living Facility. My brother called the phone company to ... Read more

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