Whether you're dining with the girls, popping candies at your family holiday gift-exchange, or sipping coffee with co-workers on a Tuesday in mid July, if there's going to be food involved, it's assured that one person will take the liberty to discuss it. This person has a sweet tooth, and their question is probably the classic probing as to why too much dessert is a bad thing. We've all seen it. I'm talking about the individual who'll back their argument with an irrelevant explanation (probabl
In 1954 Linus Pauling was awarded the first of his two Nobel Prizes. This one was for Chemistry (the second was the Peace Prize) and he won it for promoting the idea that large doses of vitamin C could lessen the effects of the common cold. He also conducted a series of studies which showed that intravenous doses of vitamin C prolonged the lives of cancer patients beyond normal expectancy.
Vitamin C is, of course, an important ingredient of all citrus fruit. Current thinking is that it is
I have been visiting my husband for the past 2.5 years in long-term care due to his advanced Alzheimer’s. During this time, I have witnessed many individuals who have likely starved to death. This is not a new problem and according to Schneider and O’Connor (2002) thousands of elderly men and women prematurely die by starvation in nursing centers and hospitals around America. This is not a unique problem in America, it is a world-wide problem, especially now that Alzheimer’s is so prevalen