Monthly Archives: August 2015

I love the River Market

Sunday morning in Kansas City, it’s a mild 75 degrees, overcast…and the River Market is humming with life. I love going down there, whether it is crowded or not. There are probably 25 flea market tables set up, trash and … Continue reading

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The Farmer’s Market

For the longest running farmer’s market in Kansas City, you go to the River Market, right off of Grand Avenue. This photo from the 50s shows local farmers peddling local produce from local farms, in season. The food does not … Continue reading

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When Mayo is not Mayo

Apparently, we all think that when you say mayo, you mean mayonnaise. So the product beneath the label containing the shorthand name for the egg-based condiment, therefore, must contain eggs, or it can’t be called mayo. Calling it mayo if … Continue reading

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This News Stinks, Thanks Consumer Reports

Bacteria are everywhere, on everything, in everything. Some bacteria are beneficial, they help us digest foods, they created vitamins from nutrients in foods that did not contain vitamins. Some bacteria are harmful, and if you get them inside of you … Continue reading

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Debate Cannot Change Reality

Ages ago, before my time, a dedicated scientist named Ancel Keys supposed that the explosion of white middle aged men who were suffering from heart disease and dying of heart attacks were doing so because they ate too much saturated … Continue reading

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Neural Plasticity

There is hope for you. No matter how long you have had the habit it is possible to break out of it. My own addiction to sugar is a case in point. Your habit of thinking the worse of every … Continue reading

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A Chronic Problem

There is a new documentary out of Australia called “That Sugar Film”. In it a healthy young man, that had previously given up processed and sweetened foods decides to only eat ‘healthy’ processed foods for two months. In the show … Continue reading

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