We’ve all heard that old school phrase before, “you are what you eat.” Surely somebody’s mother if not your own or a teacher or television character somewhere on down the line in your life must’ve uttered the phrase, “you are what you eat” in your presence , no? But let me ask you something. What in the hell have you been eating? Ya know, I’d actually always known that I
Do you remember the taste of the baby food that you were fed when you were a baby or toddler? I know that I surely do not. But if there is one thing that puts a smile on almost everyone’s face, my best guess would be the sweet taste of sugar. Salt might come in an uncomfortably close second place. I had always known, maybe not perhaps always, but since
One of the first observations about the United States that Mrs S., had mentioned to me many years ago was that it seemed like there was a donut shop on every corner. Interestingly enough, I’d lived in Los Angeles for 25 years and it had never actually occurred to me until she pointed it out. Then again, truth be told she’s a tad bit more visually observant than I am.
Surely by now if you’ve already read more than one of these “health” category blog posts, you would’ve seen the question by now. Have you asked yourself yet? If not, I’ll ask again. How do you control 300,000,000+ people with access to firearms? Well, in the spirit of intellectual honesty, allow me to concede that by no means are there 300,000,000 gun owners. Only 3% of the population own 1/2
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Remember that? I grew up believing that statement and it ended up costing me dearly. I was juicing apples everyday thinking that it was good for me. You know, it’s “all natural”, right? “Milk, it does a body good.” Remember that little doozy? Maybe not, you might not be that old. Back when I was a kid, Health Education was always a
Having already been heavily influenced by the late and great Ann Boroch, who wrote Healing Multiple Sclerosis, this particular TED Talk turned out to be quite the game changer for me. When I first got hit with the MS humdinger upside the head, I went for the Swank Diet, avoiding the fat and all. This didn’t do shit, I still had severe vertigo and was seeing funny, stumbling an bumbling.