Life is stressful. To get through it, humans do a wide variety of activities, ranging from the healthy (exercise, meditation,) to the…not so much (excessive drinking, smoking.) But does how we cope really matter where it counts, in our brains?
FOOD FIGHT! Some scientists claim that yummy donuts and other fatty foods are literally addictive. Others say that equating sugar addiction with cocaine addiction is way off base. What do you think?
Tired all the time? Feel like the world is conspiring against you? You’re right.
The horror of great darkness, and the sense of desertion by God and man, bordering close on despair, which swept through my mind and overwhelmed my heart, I can never forget, however gladly I would do so. During the operation, in spite of the pain it occasioned, my senses were preternaturally acute, as I have been told they generally are in patients in such circumstances. I still recall with unwelcome vividness the spreading out of the instruments: the twisting of the tourniquet: the first incision: the fingering of the sawed bone: the sponge pressed on the flap: the tying of the blood-vessels: the stitching of the skin: the bloody dismembered limb lying on the floor.
Green means go, yellow caution, and red stop. This time, though, instead of directing traffic, they represent eating patterns, where red means foods we should stop eating. (Green represents healthy foods, and yellow ones that are in-between.) We start out pretty well each morning, but later in the day…not so much. The picture on this page represents 7 am.Check out what it looks like at 9pm.
Despite its status as food chain anchor, algae doesn’t get a lot of love in the human culinary world. But that might change. Foods made with almagine, a powder made from dried algae, fools the human body into thinking it’s eating something decadent - when it’s actually consuming something that has about 40% less fat and calories. Is pond scum the way we’re finally going to win the obesity battle?
Did You Know Coke was once considered to be a “health food?” WIN. Read more…
Stop snacking - switch hands?
Humans and wheat have historically gone together like, well, bread and butter…but our staff of life isn’t supporting us as well as it used to. Gluten intolerance (and sensitivity) is on the rise. Why? It’s all about the genes - the wheat’s…and ours.