Top 5 Vegetables to Grow over Winter

The vegetable garden is the pride and joy of every ardent gardener. Just because the weather outside has turned cold and winter is coming,...

Garlic and onions as medicine…is it just old wives’ tale?

They are almost never the star of a dish, but just like salt, it's hard to imagine cooking and food without them. Love them or...

Human beings are great runners because we’re stupendous sweaters!

We've understood for a long time that being bi-pedal gave our forebears a significant survival advantage. Being able to see prey and predators long...

Century-old Eye Salve Kills Bacteria Better than Modern Antibiotics

Got an infection? Check your kitchen! You may have the ingredients needed for a 1000-year old recipe of a home remedy. Quack medicine it...

Who’s getting your 40 winks?

The pace of life is accelerating. Most of you have more to do every day and it's taking its toll on your sleep! Except...

A minute of exercise, forever off the hips

The age-old excuse of 'I have no time' is to exercise as the 'the dog ate my homework' is to school. It's simply not...

There’s a good side to El Niño!

There can be no question that the current El Niño - the worst on record - is having a devastating impact. Large parts of Asia,...

Are All Sugars Created Equal?

I miss having a waistline and I thought I'd get reacquainted with mine. Let's not get into the argument about women loving themselves, big body...

Sweet Obsession – the bitter side of sugar

My family has been beset with substance abuse! Not of the narcotic or the alcohol variety but one that's in every kitchen - it's...

There’s Life in Your Coffee!

Have you ever pondered life over a coffee? It turns out there may be more to life or your coffee than you imagined! Not...

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