Walk for 90 minutes before your Christmas dinner, stave off heart attack

In an article that was published last year at this time, the author reports that a 90-minute-walk before eating a heavy, fat- and carbohydrate-laden meal can significantly improve your health. As with most things relating to heart health, it seems to be particularly useful for men. What is astonishing is not only that it doesn’t […]

Calories In Avocado

Avocadoes are frequently known as the avocado pear or the alligator pear. They are a great ingredient when making guacamole, avocado juice or shakes, avocado tortilla soup, mushroom and salad, or even avocado lime pie. They are certainly healthy choice when one is watching their weight, lowering cholesterol, preventing breast or prostate cancer. It is […]

Losing Weight Tips – 6 Tips That Work

The truth about fat burning is that once an individual can have a proper understanding of his body type, then he can decipher what kind of weight loss program will suit him without getting misled by a bunch of weight loss programs that do not work for him. To get a proper understanding on how […]

Google Brings Back Carter Panels

Jimmy Carter installed 32 solar hot water panels in 1979 in an effort to spur a move toward renewable energy and independence from foreign energy sources. The panels were removed by the Reagan administration, and Google tracked the panels to Unity College and now have one of the panels on display at their Washington, D.C. […]

Salsa Verde – It’s so very salsa!

Growing up in Alaska, my first introduction to Mexican food was the classic American version of the taco. You know the one, the hard shells that come from a yellow box, the packet of taco seasoning (yes, in a yellow bag) that you mix in with your ground beef, some lettuce, cheese, tomato and salsa […]

Collecting Abstact Art

I walked into a friend’s house one day and, in the kitchen, saw an unusual picture hanging over the table. The painting was simple and in a huge frame:  an off-black wash with a big red dot off-centered to the left. I looked around the room and didn’t see anything else that matched the big […]