It’s been a long time since I’ve worked with my hands. But, here at the campground thats pretty much all I do. I enjoy the chance to do something new, have new challenges all in a low stress environment. The past few days, I’ve been building picnic tables. I’ve never been good with hand tools … Read morePracticing Gratitude
There may not be scientific evidence that 10k steps a day is enough to improve one’s health. My original goal of 10k steps per day was recommended by my fitbit. At the time, that was twice as much as my average daily activity. I need a goal or a contest to keep me motivated. In … Read moreMy goal is still 10,000 steps a day.
The University of Calgary has some fascinating and timely webinars on health. Can a Meal be Medicine was part of a larger webinar I sat in on a month or so ago. I learned a saying at a health course years ago that I often use.”Food is just fuel” This helps me control emotional eating. … Read moreIn Reply to Can a Meal be Medicine?
This is part 2 of a followup on a webinar from U of Calgary called “Is our food turning against us?” In the 1950’s fast food began to flourish. The more we became addicted to fast and cheap food, the harder it is to change. The cost of our poor eating habits are higher than … Read moreCheap Food Part 2
12 years ago I had a heart event. Of course, it changed my life. I had to re-evaluate what’s important to me. Should I continue eating poorly, not getting enough exercise, not enough sleep, not drinking enough water, letting stress build up and dying in my late 40’s. Does that sound like an overstatement? It’s … Read moreMy passion has become improving men’s health.
If you follow our blog and posts, you know that Della and I are very concerned with our own health and that of our friends. We spend a lot of time reading about ways to improve. We want to die young as late as possible 🙂 The difficulty is finding the truth. How do we … Read moreWe are what we eat? Part 1
Nothing changes without controversy. After the Canada Food Guide was changed several weeks ago, parties on both sides are discussing the pro and cons of the new guide lines. To me this discussion, illustrates the problem with the old guide. That it was influenced by special interest groups. I am not a scientist. My interest … Read moreCanada Food Guide Update
Netflix has several videos on the state of our health and food supply. This is a review of a film originally released in 2011 called Forks over Knives. The title hints at its better to use your fork to improve your health than a surgery to correct a problem. I like to educate myself about health … Read moreIn Reply to Forks over Knives
The most balanced, least sensationalist Netflix Health show I’ve found is “In Defence of Food” by Professor of Journalism, University of California, Michael Pollan. That’s not to say there are not frightening claims made, there are but they are not sensationalized like in most other Netflix videos. I’m going to list my takeaways here to … Read moreReply to In Defense of Food
If you are concerned about your health, what is a healthy diet or wondering if diets are healthy you should watch this webinar. Let Food by Thy Medicine Just in case, the webinar isn’t available I’ve attached my notes and screen shots from the video. This information is from a U of C webinar called Let … Read moreComments on Let Food by thy Medicine