D- Cisisions

    If you make an appointment with your doctor to  complain about  a backache or joint pain, chances are, you will end up with a prescription for a potentially-dangerous painkilling drug.  Oftentimes,  your doctor may recommend surgery. If you have risk factors for heart disease, as my husband has, you will probably be toldContinue reading “D- Cisisions”

Do I Stick it in the Fridge?

Some foods need to be refrigerated.  Others don’t.  This is a list of  foods that do not need to be chilled. 1. Bananas – Storing bananas in the refrigerator can actually disrupt their ripening process.  Once refrigerated, a banana may never be able to resume the ripening process even if returned to room temperature. 2.Continue reading “Do I Stick it in the Fridge?”

“You’re Not Getting Enough Vitamin D”

A few years ago, we had a particularly dark winter here in Portland and I found myself with some real blues.   I made an appointment to see my doctor who informed me that I was far from the only one.  She said, “I’m willing to bet you’re not getting enough Vitamin D.”  She went onContinue reading ““You’re Not Getting Enough Vitamin D””