When to freeze

When to freeze

This is the time of year to enjoy fresh produce whether it comes from farmers’ markets or your own garden.  But you may not realize that many fruits and vegetables lose their nutritional value quickly when they’re stored for more than a few days. Nutritionists...
Spring Cycling

Spring Cycling

Springtime means many of us will be getting back on our bikes for exercise and transportation. It also means both cyclists and motorists must relearn how to share the road. Many drivers have fallen out of the habit of looking for cyclists at intersections and stop...
Slow Walking and Dementia

Slow Walking and Dementia

How fast do you walk? That speed may predict the likelihood of developing dementia later in life, according to researchers in the US. They also say that grip strength in middle-age was linked to the chance of a stroke. Brain scans, walking speed and grip strength were...
Declutter Your Mind

Declutter Your Mind

So you had to do something very important and you forgot? It happens to me all the time. It could be because our minds are so cluttered with useless thoughts and pointless fights that we tend to forget what’s important to us. Here are some tips on how to declutter...
Medical Test Anxiety

Medical Test Anxiety

Do you get extremely nervous waiting for the results of a medical test? You’re not alone. A study from Harvard’s medical school suggests this type of uncertainty can produce more anxiety than knowing you have a serious disorder. The researchers followed more than 200...