Tag: quality

Health Tip #1: Sour and bitter

That moment when your cheeks cramp together so that your jaw aches, your salivary glands spurt in shock, your face scrunches involuntarily and your whole body focusses on the taste in your mouth. It doesn’t look like it’s good for you, but it is.  Your whole digestive system and it’s complementary functions are being instantaneously kickstarted … Continue reading Health Tip #1: Sour and bitter

An Eye on Medical Marijuana

This innocuous-looking plant is amongst the most contentious on our planet thanks to a history of abuse.  Strangely, in the US it’s used more by the ageing populations than by the youth.  That could be because the marijuana friendly Woodstock-hippies are now that age.  It’s more likely because there are more people in the older generations … Continue reading An Eye on Medical Marijuana

To Gluten or Not To Gluten?

 Voices get raised and ‘facts’ get bandied about with more self-righteous indignation than logic or research.  Every magazine has contradictory information and almost everyone has their own gluten-religion, some of it is based on resistance to change, some on ease of access, but much of it is based on memories of comfort and love. My grandfather … Continue reading To Gluten or Not To Gluten?