When golfer Bubba Watson won his first major tournament — the 2012 Masters — the shaggy-haired Floridian dropped his head on his caddy’s shoulder and sobbed.
On Sunday when Watson claimed his second green jacket at Augusta National, his caddy’s shoulder was again subjected to a drenching. READ
WASHINGTON — Lots of apps claim they can help you fight jet lag. Now Michigan researchers say mathematical formulas suggest it’s possible to adjust to new time zones a bit faster than previously thought, and they created their own free app to help. Doctors have long said exposure to light is key. But how much, and when? “If you get light in the wrong time or wrong way, it’ll send you the wrong direction,” said University of Michigan math professor Daniel Forger, who led the research published Thursday. READ
It’s an inescapable reality: As long as measles is infecting children in other parts of the world, Canada is going to have occasional outbreaks. The same is true in the United States, but public health officials there typically have managed to more quickly extinguish spread of the virus when it comes from abroad, leaving some experts on this side of the border wondering: Why does Canada have such large measles outbreaks? READ
Many traditional cuisines espouse the wisdom of eating seasonally. This style of dining is my preference. On a winter’s day, hardy stews and soups simmer in my crock pot. With long dark nights, their savoury scent fills the house, and promises warmth for my body and spirit. As the light returns, and the sun’s warmth begins to melt the snow, I crave salads. In particular, flower petal salad. Yet before adding flowers, I always begin with mineral-rich greens. READ
Next to water, the next highest source of molecules in the body is protein — an essential macronutrient required for growth and repair of cells, including hair, skin, organs, and of course muscle. It is required for stabilizing blood sugar levels, building strong bones, balanced brain chemistry and needed for endurance and strength. When broken down into their building blocks of amino acids, they are required as precursors to hormones, immune response, and even the formation of nucleic acids such as your very own DNA. READ
Preventing allergies in babies and issues such as colic, eczema, asthma and digestive problems are growing priorities for many parents. One of the most common topics that parents want to discuss in my practice is regarding the process of food introduction with their infants. READ
Fairy dust, fancy powders, pricey supplements, and complicated cleanses. The modalities of detoxification can seem like complex, witch-doctor-like quackery at times as people struggle to find salvation from their overindulgences, fatigue, irritability, brain-fogged, achy, tired, somewhat depressed state of being. READ