It’s not our imagination—more people these days are in “pissy” moods. Folks are more irritable, angry, anxious, impulsive and distracted than they used to be.
We see these bad moods practically anytime we drive a car. People impatiently rush into an elevator before o [ … ]
The Scoop on Safe-to-Eat Flours
Gluten, the protein in wheat and other cereal grains such as barley and rye, can be a problem for those with celiac disease or some sensitivity to gluten. Preparing food for a gluten-free diet requires experimenting with new ingredients [ … ]
While common hair loss is not life threatening, it’s a condition that merits our attention, because it may diminish a man’s or a woman’s self-esteem and negatively affect how he or she faces the world.
Hair experts estimate that people normally have a maximum of about 100,000 i [ … ]
Signature Dishes from the Garden or Farmers’ Market
Going green—at least on our plates—has never been easier. Every season, it seems that more varieties of fresh greens are available at farmers’ markets and in selections of nursery plants or seeds for home gardeners. Not so lon [ … ]
Eight Easy Picks for Container Gardening
Humans have had good reasons to grow basil, rosemary and other culinary herbs for thousands of years. Edible herbal accents and aromas enhance the beauty and flavor of every dish they touch, be they sprigs of fresh parsley tossed into [ … ]
Exploring the Raw Life
I went raw once, and did so with a great deal of enthusiasm for the health benefits I would accrue. Certainly, eating only uncooked food seemed easy enough. Make a bunch of salads, gorge on apples and oranges, eat raw nuts, sprout some beans—piece of cake, I [ … ]