The Magic of the Chia Seed

Chia, is familiar to most of us as a seed used for the chia clay pet we had as kidsĀ that Ā sprouted Chia seeds covering their bodies. Little is known, however, of the seeds tremendous nutritional value and medicinal properties. For centuries this tiny little seed was used as a staple food by the Indians of […]

Is sugar as dangerous as alcohol and tobacco?

Thank you to my friend Gail in Wisconsin who alerted me to this great announcement about the ABC News segment highlighting a Ā group of researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, who are urging a tax on sugary treats. In an editorial publishedĀ Feb 1, 2012Ā in the journal Nature, the UCSF doctors, Robert Lustig, Laura […]