There is an old saying that “you are what you eat”. We hear it often and maybe it has begin to become a bit watered down (by overuse) but really it is quite a truthful statement. Nutritionists like to repeat this quote over and over again to get across to people that food choices are directly linked to our health and to our quality of life. The food that we eat and all of the nutrients contained therein are what provide the building blocks for new cell growth. Cells die off daily and are … [Read more...]
Natural Earth Paints Review
School starts back up in just a couple weeks. This means that bed times need to come back down to a reasonable hour... aka no more Lego building until 1:00 in the morning. You hear that dear daughter???? It also means that I am getting antsy about sending my youngest to Kindergarten. I want the transition to be as easy as possible and that is a tall order for a child who doesn't do well with change. He will be leaving his previous school (preschool) and going to the same school as his older … [Read more...]
Paula Deen Confirms Type 2 Diabetes – What Is to Blame?
Over the weekend rumors were flying that Paula Deen was going to announce that she has developed Type 2 Diabetes. This is such a hot issue because in recent years she has been called out in the media, and by fellow Food Network chefs, for her food being so unhealthy. Today she did in fact confirm that she developed diabetes three years ago. The delay in the announcement seems clearly, to me at least, an attempt to buy time and figure out how to spin this and profit from it. In addition to … [Read more...]
A few weeks back I wrote about the great soy fiasco here and here. Not much new to report other than all issues caused by the soy have reversed themselves or have greatly improved. Still have some thyroid issues to deal with but I am hopeful that will be fixed soon too. When I posted about what I experienced I mentioned a web site that I have fallen in love with... SparkPeople. It is 100% free and 100% awesome. I found it initially via Facebook and immediately became hooked. I have heard … [Read more...]