Health

    • How’s Your Liver, You Wino? by Elizabeth The Hippy Winer

      Let’s face it, we LOVE our wine. But, does our wine love us? There are many claims that wine, and other alcoholic beverages, offer some wonderful benefits for better health, especially for the heart. Some of those benefits include: Increased HDL cholesterol, (“good” cholesterol) Decreased tendency to form blood clots Protection in the arteries from damaging LDL cholesterol, ( ...

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  • Seafood: Fighting The Mercury Myth

    … Eat more seafood. Eat more seafood. Eat more seafood. I repeat this sentiment frequently, encouraging people to eat one of the healthiest and tastiest foods that exists. However, one hurdle is consumer fears about the dangers of mercury in seafood. There are far too many articles that seek to scare the public, greatly exaggerating the risks…

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  • Book Review: Drinkers Guide to Healthy Living

    … Irving Fisher, one of the greatest American economists of the 20th century, was interested in both the world of money and interest and the world of health. After facing and overcoming some personal health challenges, he devoted great energy to understanding how the body functions and how best to regulate its activities to be healthy, happy…

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  • Thursday Sips & Nibbles

    …I am back again with a new edition of Thursday Sips & Nibbles, my regular column where I highlight some interesting wine and food items that are upcoming. ********************************************************** 1) Joslin Diabetes Center’s High Hopes Gala, to be held on Saturday, November 22, at 6pm, promotes awareness and raises funds…

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  • Rant: DON'T DRINK & DRIVE!!

    … It couldn't be any simpler so listen carefully. If you've had too much alcohol to drink, if there is any doubt in your mind, don't drive. Any questions? Once again, I step forward with probably my most important Rant of the year. It is an absolutely vital issue for everyone who enjoys alcohol of any type, from wine to beer, from Scotch…

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  • Seafood Fear Momgering: The Mercury Myth

    … The public needs to understand that the media too often engages in fear mongering concerning mercury in seafood. Listen up and stop worrying. The health benefits of seafood consumption far outweigh the risks. For several years, I have been advising my readers on this issue. In my post Eat More Fish! Significant Health Benefits, I provided…

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  • Vegan, Gluten Free, Seasonal, Apple Cider Donuts at Sweet Avenue, Rutherford, NJ

    … Getting request this morning from client for Vegan pastries for a party next week sent me on a search for fresh options in New Jersey beyond Montclair borders. Close enough is Sweet Avenue in Rutherford which hits the seasonal button with vegan and gluten free apple cider donuts... Further away is Papa Ganache in Matawan, a vegan and gluten free bakery, among their offerings, Apple Pie Pizza... A very vegan gluten free apple day! (* Apple Cider Donuts photo from Sweet Avenue Twitter page) …

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