Getting vindicated for announcing bad news years before anyone recognizes them is a bittersweet validation.
When I hit menopause, the weight started creeping up. Whereas I was used to being able to lose 3-5 pounds if I didn’t eat for a few days (as when I had a cold or such), my
More than 30 years ago I noticed that eating sugared foods made me extremely tired in the mornings. A little sugar in the water to boil carrots gave me “sugar eyes” – that’s what I called
In spite of what we are told by the media and our doctors, menopause is not a disease, it is not caused by a deficiency, and it certainly does not need to be medicated
One medicine for all is historically very recent development of the 20th Century. In the United States in the 1800s, there were many different types of “schools” of medicine,
Comes in the fall, and the winter, and we believe this is flu season. We expect to get sick, and then we suffer from coughs, sore throats, stuffy noses, fevers; we’re under the weather,
Osteoporosis has been talked about at length since the early 1980s when studies found it to be a public health issue. It is estimated that over 25 million people in the United States are affected
Pretty much all of us who get into “healthy eating” do it, at least for a while. It’s an inevitable part of the process. We do judge others by what they eat, and harshly
Mention was made the other day in a class I was teaching about the delights of a specific brand of fat-free cookies. “Have you had them?” one of the students asked me.
Food and sex in folklore, history, and film Perhaps you remember the scene from the movie Tom Jones, later repeated in Flashdance, where the male and female protagonists eat slowly, sensuously,