Archive for 2014

Does clear food packaging make you feel healthier?

Does clear food packaging make you feel healthier?

Although transparent packaging is surprisingly hard to make, it seems to be the new way to go for big snack and food companies. So much has to be considered by the manufacturer and packaging supply chain; food makers need to adjust recipes with visibility in mind (fruit pieces big enough to be seen in yogurt [&hellip

Oily Mouthwash?

Oily Mouthwash?

    What is this?  Rinsing my mouth out with oil?  It sounds as bad as soap.  I had to get to the bottom of this oily mess. Oil pulling is an ancient Ayervedic practice of swishing unrefined plant oil around in your mouth for 15-20 minutes to help pull toxins from the body.  That [&hellip

Why the Hell Isn’t My Antibiotic Working?

Why the Hell Isn’t My Antibiotic Working?

  I figured that since I have been bed ridden for the past week (literally!) because of what the doctors are thinking is really bad bronchitis and asthma, that I would write an article on all the nasty bacteria that are making us and our kids sick and cranky.  And more importantly, why the heck [&hellip

Why are You Having Sex?

Why are You Having Sex?

Life is so busy.  You and your partner have so much going on during the day that by the time you get to bed, you just want to veg out to TV or a good book that will inevitably put you to sleep in less then ten minutes.  But then you feel a hand on [&hellip