Antibiotics for Teen Acne? No Thanks! This is a subject close to me heart and let's face it, it's the main topic of this website. Acne is one of those modern conditions that seems to get worse on the daily basis instead of better. Just like a pimply teenager the medical profession keeps picking at it and squeezing it and endlessly fiddling with it and just like that … [Read more...] about Weekly Tips – The Great Chocolate Hoax, Office Health and More Magnesium
Eating for Two? A while back now my sister was pregnant for the first time. Now I am not saying my sister is dumb... but sometimes she does tend to accept information that can come from the most unreliable sources, fail utterly to inspect it and adopt it with enthusiasm all the while feeling confident that she now "knows" something. At that time of course the subject in … [Read more...] about Weekly Tips – Calcium, Magnesium, Bug Bites And Sports Drinks
Pass the Sugar... I mean Ketchup I have a friend who has a condition with a name too complicated for me to ever be able to remember it. In fact the name is so long that he refers to it as "my condition" and I refer to it as "your condition" and on occasion we substitute the word "situation." The condition is such that if he eats too much sugar in one hit and his blood sugar … [Read more...] about Weekly Tips – Sugar Calcium Ketchup Nutrition and Hot Flashes!
Family Heirlooms Have Changed! I spotted this article recently and though it was worth taking a look at and discussing. The term heirloom is currently being applied to what seems to be an increasing number of things in the area of foods. Probably the most common use is when it is applied to fruits and vegetables. What it really means is that the product has come from seed … [Read more...] about Weekly Tips – Heartburn Relief, Good and Bad Fiber, Injury Care and Heirlooms
Are We There Yet? Over on Food Politics this week Marion Nestle asks the question as to whether the food movement is beginning to win the battle regarding getting the major food manufacturers to get their acts together and stop using things in food that are either unhealthy, unnecessary or both. She cites recent moves by McDonalds promising to source chickens that haven't … [Read more...] about Weekly Tips – Bad Food, Bad Additives and Sugar Alcohol