The butt bump may just be the safest greeting of all New research findings just released from the CDC show that the “butt bump” may be the safest way to greet other people. The CDC … Read moreCDC Breakthrough: ‘Butt Bump’ May Prevent Colds and Flu
For health reasons, I must drastically reduce my salt intake. My sister laughed out loud when I told her that one of the few things I could do about the Meniere’s Disease that I’d just … Read morePlease Don’t Pass the Salt
Regulars complain that they don’t eat at McDonald’s for their health The biggest fast food restaurant in the business announced last month that they were introducing an alternative to their regular fat/salt-laden fries. McHealthy Fries® … Read moreMcDonald’s Introduces Healthy Fries: Diners Hostile
‘Eggs Are Back’ – headline in TheAtlantic.com regarding new dietary guidelines Previous Warning: Limit cholesterol-laden eggs to one a week. New Recommendation: Substitute that low-sugar-no-pulp-no-flavor OJ with 16 ounces of eggnog each morning. Lunch: savor … Read moreNew Federal Dietary Guidelines for Dummies, by Dummies
Thanks to a fellow shopper, we’re both better at healthy eating Not long ago, I was at the grocery store and had artfully maneuvered my full cart of goods into one of the open checkout … Read morePut That Back, It’s Not Healthy Eating: Resolute Efforts
It’s not just fun: laughter is good for us It seems that humor is actually quite a serious business. We all know how getting our daily smile at a funny news item seems to set … Read moreIs Laughter The Best Medicine?
Journal entry: September 23, 2008 (age 39) Once in a great while, a marketing campaign can actually make you stop using a product that you’ve used for years. Recently, I’ve started seeing ads for “clinical … Read moreLost Journal: Sweating the Details Can Be Good for Your Health
Supersized meal: Eyes were bigger than his back Jason Dimples, a 27-year old iron worker from Youngstown, Ohio, has recently filed a complaint for injuries he received several months ago while dining with his family … Read moreMan Suffers Hernia Carrying Supersized Meals, Sues Fast Food Chain
Candy makers look to head off government regulation with sweet promises According to ABC News, you should probably get ready for a take-no-prisoners “This is your brain on nougat” candy moderation campaign. While addressing the … Read moreCandy Nanny State: Say It Ain’t So!
Monsanto, a bad actor Remember the 1950s horror movie “The Bad Seed”? Any remake should cast Monsanto in the title role, because whenever something scary is being done to our food, you can usually find … Read moreIn Battling Monsanto’s Greed, Tenacity Matters