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Sad News For Some Barbecue Lovers

Hey there, Happy New Year ( a few days late).Here in North Carolina, the New Year started off with a snow storm we're still thawing out from.I love it when it snows. There's nothing quite like a white wonderland to make everything feel new again.That being said, I know a number of people who don't enjoy the snow. Part of the reason is because snow interferes with their backyard barbecuing and grilling.As many of you know, North Carolina's weather is great for barbecues all year long. I guess that's why we're world-famous for our grilled meats and tangy bbq.So it's with a heavy heart I must relay sad news about these kinds of foods...A new link between barbecued foods and...

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This Orange Food Is Scaring Big Pharma

I'm not the kind of doctor who likes to dig too deep into the conspiracies surrounding the pharmaceutical industry.I believe the pharmaceutical industry has done some great things for humanity. I also believe that many of them have controlling interests who might make it so some of the products they make and some of the decisions they make aren't in our best interests. This is why I always stress a return to food, herbs, bio-identical hormones, exercise, etc. as the best ways to positively influence health. That's why I wanted to take the time to write about turmeric.Though turmeric has been used for thousands of years, I think it's the way of the future and I wanted to take some time to show...

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Should You Really Be Buying Vitamin C?

I wanted to take a few moments to talk to y'all about one of the most well-known vitamins on the planet.Good ol' vitamin C.My guess is every single person reading this has some vitamin C in their house right now or has bought some in the past.Part of the reason vitamin C is so well-known is because it was one of the first vitamins ever discovered. It's also received major attention from researchers over the years. And while there's definitely a substantial amount of evidence to support many of its reputed health benefits, I just can't help but ask... Is Vitamin C Really Worth Buying?  If you've been following my writing for any amount of time, you know I'm a firm believer in utilizing...

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Unexpected Way Driving To Work Could Make You Sick

As this is being written the number of people working from home is at an all-time high.It makes sense as jobs traditionally performed inside of offices can now be done from the comfort of home.Another big reason people have started to work from home more often is because it allows them the flexibility to pursue a healthier lifestyle. Reducing the amount of time spent traveling to work allows people to sleep longer, eat healthier as well as experience reduced levels of stress.Overall it seems to be working from home could be a healthier alternative to commuting to work Seems to make sense, but a recent study confirmed this by showing how dangerous it can be to spend a significant amount of time commuting...

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This Awful Disease Might Be Prevented By Eating A Compound Found In Fruits

If you know anyone with Alzheimer's, then you know just how awful this disease is.Nothing's worse than speaking to someone you love dearly only to realize they have no clue who you are.While we're still unclear about the underlying causes of Alzheimer's, that doesn't mean we don't have good ideas about what might help prevent it.A recent study shows a powerful plant-based compound could lend hope to families who have a strong history of Alzheimer's disease. Discover How Resveratrol Might Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center found when patients with Alzheimer's disease were given supplemental resveratrol, it increased their mental ability and cognitive function (compared to those who didn't supplement with the compound). Millions of people are familiar...

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