Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Science is Still Out!

When writing about scientific progress, one of history’s greatest physicists, Max Planck wrote in 1950, “An important scientific innovation rarely makes its way by gradually winning over and converting its opponents. What does happen is that its opponents gradually die out, … Continue reading

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Modern Day Alchemy

It is possible to turn trash into treasure. Consider the case of Coca Cola’s Vitamin Waters. According vitaminwater’s website, the Power -C flavor of vitaminwater delivers “zinc and vitamin C to power your immune system”; while the XXX offers “antioxidant vitamins to help fight free … Continue reading

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Buzz-Word Bingo!

When I was in the Navy, half a lifetime ago, we had a game we called Buzzword Bingo. It went like this, during a lecture, every time the proctor would say one of our buzzwords, you would mark it off … Continue reading

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Candy Is Dandy

There are certain circles that are getting more and more active on the ‘regulate sugar’ front. The Washington Post had a lengthy article this week on the industry and the actions being contemplated to curb the nation’s current overconsumption of … Continue reading

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Cue Up Scary Music!

Right on time, the competing science is showing up where your gut microbes are concerned. Sorry, Your Gut Bacteria Are Not the Answer to All Your Health Problems This article from Mother Jones online starts with this line: We’re told … Continue reading

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You Gotta Start Somewhere

Learn to cook. For instance, if you need to know more, go to a site like StartCooking.com: Are you a busy person who just never got around to learning the basics of cooking? We built startcooking.com just for you. You’ll learn … Continue reading

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Live Long, And Prosper

A quick recommendation from me for a wonderful book. This book is full of information about the artificial ingredients in our American processed foods. You will find details about the FDA approval process, the industry that makes it’s living dreaming … Continue reading

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