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Brain Food: Spinach, the Leaf of Champions

This entry is part of a series, Brain Food»

Spinach, the little green leafy vegetable that should have a big “S” sewn on its superhero tights. Yep, it’s one amazing source of key nutrients for the brain and the body! Extremely low in fat, with no cholesterol. A cup of raw spinach has only […]

Brain Food: Broccoli, the Veggie That Presidents Love to Hate

This entry is part of a series, Brain Food»

Ah, the lowly broccoli plant. One of Nature’s “good foods,” packing in plenty of nutrients and very low in calories. It’s a nearly ideal weight-loss food, as it provides most of the essential amino acids as well as several important vitamins. It’s great for diabetics, […]

Nutrition and the Brain: Feed the Need With the Good Stuff

This entry is part of a series, Brain Food»

While there are about as many different opinions about nutrition as there are bureaucrats in Washington, some clear themes have emerged. Naturally, there are side discussions about lifestyle choices and things like cancer and obesity; food has a major focus in those debates. Overall fitness […]

Get Ready for 2009: Thoughts About Food, Exercise and Happiness for January

Time to break open a New Year and get to the juicy center. Regardless of how bad things are, they’re not so bad generally that you can’t think about improving your life. Like maybe your health. I’m not going to preach at you about New Year’s resolutions and such. No, I’m going to yell at […]

Friday Follies: Beer Baths and Busted Babes

Anybody who hangs around the Chile Underground even the tiniest bit knows I’m a fan of beer. But even I never considered bathing in the stuff! (Well, okay; there was this one time back in grad school, but I’m hoping the other victims perpetrators participants remember even less about the incident than I do.)

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