‘Tis the season to be stressed out, fa la la la la….. Whether you experience Christmas as a Christian celebration of Jesus’ birth, a secular Holiday Season, or whether you observe Hanukkah or don’t celebrate anything at all, December is a hectic month. Most of us are already maxed out with our day to day […]
Summer time and BBQs just naturally go together. However, did you know that barbecuing can be extremely unsafe? Research has revealed the dangers of barbecuing ranging from the carcinogens that are created from charring when meat is cooked at high temperatures (HCAs – heterocylic amines), to the toxins in the smoke created from burning fat […]
Wine with dinner, beer with BBQs, hot toddies on a cold wet day. Humans have been making and consuming alcohol for literally thousands of years. Stone Age beer containers have been found dating back to 8000 BCE while it appears that fermenting wine came along later, around 5400 to 5000 BCE.1 Since ancient times, alcoholic […]
Even with the advancement of medical treatments, heart disease and stroke remain the leading causes of hospitalizations and death. What’s really sad is that the majority of heart disease and stroke are preventable! If you want to be really smart about your heart health, read on.