Timing is Everything!

Humans, animals, insects and even plants have timers built into their makeup. It’s called the circadian rhythm. The circadian rhythm “clock” regulates 24-hour cycles throughout our body; the neurons are located in the middle of our brain and effects...

You Snooze, You Lose

Did you know that our metabolism works while we sleep? Research reveals there is one major dip in energy and alertness between midnight and dawn; and the second smaller dip occurs around 2-4pm known as the post-lunch dip or secondary sleep gate. In our modern society...

NEW YEAR RESOLUTION

Hi everyone, it’s good to be back on the key board, typing about some helpful hints for the New Year. I remember where I was last year writing my news note. I was visiting my son in Tennessee and I woke at 2a.m.  Something was on my mind to write about. What is your...

TIS THE SEASON

Tis the season to….. over indulge. The Holiday season brings family together, enjoying each others company. Sometimes I think it’s more about the food then the people. You don’t hear me complaining. I love cooking and it’s especially fun with...

HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP

Ahhh Halloween is here. CANDY: It’s easy to eat. When we’re in a hurry it’s a little meal already cooked and pre packaged. It gives us an unbelievable energy boost. And it makes us happy. Doesn’t sound too bad. I mean it almost sounds like a...

WHY ALL THE FUSS ABOUT MSG

Why all the fuss about MSG? Monosodium glutamate is an amino acid (with the mineral sodium attached to it), manufactured chemically and used as a flavor enhancer, making your brain chemistry think the food taste different than it does, MSG gives the perception of...