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Archive | July, 2009

Organic Foods are a Waste of Money?

Organic foods are hot – more and more consumers are looking for the term "organic." But is organic "stuff" worth the extra money?  Sometimes organic produce costs at least double what "conventional" produce costs. So why do people spend the extra money? 1. Less pesticides 2. More nutrients 3. More flavor But are these valid […]

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Health Care Reform or OBESITY REFORM?

Health care reform is all the talk these days … … but since health care costs are at the top of everyone’s minds, maybe we should instead invest that same money into OBESITY REFORM. A brand new study just released suggests obesity related illness costs the US $147 billion/year, or nearly 10% of all health […]

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A Super Big Gulp at 8 AM?

We had to take Ella to the local Children’s Hospital this morning. Fortunately not for anything major — no emergency — just a simple ultrasound because she was breech. They like to do an ultrasound of the hips to make sure everything is AOK. And much to her credit, she behaved REALLY well (just slept […]

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