Imagine you are a prisoner. You wake up every morning and live in a cell. You can’t go where you want when you want and everything in your life is controlled by others. Now imagine you had a stroke and you can’t move the left side of your body. Which would you prefer? Would you change your mind if you knew that you had great insurance when you had the stroke? No? I didn’t think you would. This illustrates most starkly how crazy the discussion about health care in the USA is.
Life is amazing. Tiny animals called tardigrades have been shown to survive in the vacuum of space. They join bacteria and lichen as the only things yet known to do so. All three organisms have the basic machinery of life in common though, and so their survival is remarkable.
What is it that allows life itself to exist?
First you need a border wall that allows things in and out in a controlled way. The only way that we have seen this accomplished is with fat. Fat molecule
Many of us buy organic produce to avoid ingesting pesticide* residues. If our produce is organic, do we still need to wash it? And what if we can’t afford to buy organic? How can we best remove pesticide residues from fruits & veggies? The health benefits gained from eating fruits & veggies far outweigh the risks from pesticide residue ingestion. Fetuses, babies, and young children are most sensitive to the effects of pesticides. Both imported and domestic fruits & veggies ha
Cherries are fresh and ripe right now in stores. And a new film on Netflix is causing some people to accuse the makers of cherry-picking. A prominent critic of “What the Health” is accusing the film of overstating its case. Dr. Harriet Hall, a prominent skeptic of nutritional literature in general at the blog Science-Based Medicine calls it a “fairy tale.” So what is the problem she has with the film and its position? Dr. Hall states, “There are undisputed health advantages t