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It’s Half-Time in the Sisyphus Household

February 12, 2012


Lady Sisyphus is about to embark on a new adventure! That’s me trying to be positive. This past week, the Sisyphus family decided to upend the life we’ve known.  In a few short months we will begin a trek to put down roots in another part of the country, one we are unfamiliar with. Lord […]

No Sugar Coating Here…

February 2, 2012


UCSF researchers are boldly going where they will surely be skewered. In this article by Juliana Bunim, UCSF researchers stress that we – as a society – need to eliminate sugar from our diets. The science is clear: sugar is addictive, toxic and responsible for a global health crisis. Bunim writes, At the levels consumed by […]

What Do a Single Canadian Mom, The Atlantic and Malcolm Gladwell Have in Common?

February 1, 2012


Last week I read an article by Catherine Mitchell about a single young Canadian mom of five who was struggling to feed her family on a very limited income. Mitchell tagged along as the mom grocery shopped and then served a few meals at home. The mom understood the difference between whole and processed foods. She […]

February 1, 2012


Originally posted on Cooking with Kathy Man:
Retail pork products in the United States have a higher prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria (MRSA) than previously identified, according to new research by the University of Iowa College of Public Health and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. MRSA can occur in the environment and…