February 2012 Entries

Endocrine Disruptors Everywhere

“Does not contain” has become a prime advertising slogan. “No cholesterol.” “No saturated fat.” “No sugar.” “No salt.” “No nitrites.” “No MSG.” “No GMOs.” And the ultimately absurd, “no chemicals.” Within the last few years another “no” has joined the alliance. “No BPA.” Most people would be hard pressed to identify what the letters stand for [To read more click on Title.]

Blame the Bagel

I’m grumpy now. Maybe it’s because I had a bagel for breakfast. Or maybe it’s because I just read an excerpt from a book that claims that eating a bagel can make one grumpy. The book is called “The Happiness Diet: A Nutritional Prescription for a Sharp Brain, Balanced Mood, and Lean, Energized Body.” What is that wondrous prescription? It seems simple enough. [To read more click on Title.]