Redefining “Old”

Last evening, I listened to a physician on television declare that Covid is especially problematic to people “who have the diseases of aging,” such as diabetes, cardiovascular problems, etc. Unfortunately, he didn’t miss a beat when I shouted, “Not so fast, Skippy!”...

REAL Comfort Foods

Two years into this pandemic, with more to go, has been enough to harsh all our mellows. But for many more of us, clinical depression threatens our very existence and we need to talk about it. To do that, I turn to one of my favorite gurus, Dr. Greger. In a summary...

Facts and Fallacies about Protein

         OR?     I am of a certain age where I can tell you that never have I seen so many long- held beliefs challenged on every level. I grew up on meat, potatoes, and vegetable dinners, eggs for breakfast and cold cut sandwiches for lunch. My mother’s...

Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

    OR?     So what’s the scoop on Vitamin E? I want to share some eye-opening information I discovered about this vitamin from my Food Revolution Network feed. It’s one of the fat soluble vitamins (vitamins A,D, E, and K), which means the body...

To Mask or Unmask?

Here we go again. Are y’all as sick of this masking debate as I am? My NPR feed has a good article about masking that links to CDC’s latest, and probably the most realistic advice yet....

Diet Wars and Cancer

While I was  standing in the check-out line in the grocery store, a magazine touting the keto diet caught my eye. I didn’t bite (pun intended), and here’s why. Dr. Greger at Nutrition Facts.org. If you are reading my health blog for the first time, I will tell you Dr....