Overeating is about fat, sugar and salt

Overeating, It’s not about willpower, it’s about our conditioned behavior. Which is played with by the food industry, fat, sugar and salt. We need to cool down the stimulus. So says David Kessler, the former head of the Food and Drug Administration Listen to this CBC podcast on The Current for May 26 where I […]

Minor Injury

She went first to the International Clinic which we are familiar with but they don’t do stitches. Then she went home. The next choice was to go to Ahmadi Hospital as it is covered and there is no up front payment to get reimbursed by insurance. But we figured enough time had gone by so […]

Say Nite-Nite to Colds

In a 2-week study, getting a little less sleep — under 7 hours instead of 8 or more — made people three times more likely to get sick after exposure to a cold virus. Now that's something to sleep on. Via Say Nite-Nite to Colds – RealAge Tip of the Day. from Here There and […]

Eat Red Meat and Die Young

A recent major study says that Over a 10-year period, people who ate the most red meat every day (about 62.5 grams per 1,000 calories per day, equivalent to a quarter-pound burger or small steak per day) had about a 30 percent greater risk of dying compared with those who consumed the least amount of […]

Never Blow Your Nose When You Have a Cold

Blowing your nose to alleviate stuffiness may be second nature, but some people argue it does no good, reversing the flow of mucus into the sinuses and slowing the drainage. Counterintuitive, perhaps, but research shows it to be true. From the New York Times Link from Here There and Everywhere