In our family, we have a motto that “we were made to do hard things,” (learned from my friends the Wonderling Family) and it’s always fun to think of new challenges and adventures to do together. This motto has been our encouragement through personal and family challenges from long hikes to cliff jumping and pole […]
Have you ever heard of breadfruit? It’s a rather strange name for a piece of fruit that sounds like it may smell or taste like bread. Instead, breadfruit is grown in tropical regions of the world and, like jackfruit, is a member of the mulberry family.1 Breadfruit trees were originally found in Polynesia. People use […]
When asked how much radiation women are exposed to from mammograms, Dr. Ben Johnson, author of “No Ma’am-ograms,” says, “At least the amount of 100 chest X-rays.” It’s a statement that would surprise many women who are advised to receive a mammogram as the standard of care for breast cancer prevention in the U.S. — […]
Richard Mack, a retired sheriff and current president of Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers (CSPOA),1 is hard at work, educating sheriffs around the country to get them up to speed on the Constitutional rights of U.S. citizens. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, I was essentially clueless as to the importance of your local county sheriffs. I […]
In the April 2008 issue of the Harvard Health Letter, researchers explained how in many cases, the non-pharmacological approach can accomplish as much, or more, than pills. In more recent years, a growing body of studies are showing that simple lifestyle changes such as diet and exercise are effective remedies for many ills. These seven […]
Every person who takes up running has been confronted by a “helpful” critic who is more than happy to reel off the reasons running will ruin your life. Here’s a look at three questionable claims about running and health: 1. Running will give you a heart attack or other heart problems. It is true that […]
By Dr. Mercola One of the simplest and most enjoyable ways to up the health ante of your meals is by adding herbs and spices, and in the realm of spices, turmeric and its active ingredient curcumin may be king. If you’re a fan of curry, you’re probably also a fan of turmeric, as this […]
Previous research suggests that oxytocin — a hormone that’s produced in the brain and is involved in reproduction and childbirth — reduces inflammation.