I'm a Chicagoan through-and-through: I'm a Cubs fan. If you've never witnessed Wrigley Field, what a shame. A few years ago, I spent a perfect early-April Saturday afternoon on a rooftop bordering the famous brick walls of Wrigley Field's outfield. Specifically, it was the "Ivy League" rooftop -- ... Read More about Smart fans are Cubs fans.
On July 14th, McDonalds will be opening a new "green" location in Cary, North Carolina . No, they're not rolling out a new line of garden fresh salads, but rather a location offering electric car recharging. Yep, that's right...charge your car at America's most beloved fast food joint. We go ... Read More about Are you lovin' it?
Coffee to reverse Alzheimer's? Suh-weet! BBC World published literature today on the positive effects of coffee and caffeine on memory. At a University of Florida study performed by Dr. Gary Arendash, 55 lab mice were bred to be symptomatic of Alzheimer's disease. At the age of 18-19 months (the ... Read More about Joe Memory!
In health care, chronic diseases tend to travel in packs. Those with non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (commonly known as type 2 diabetes) are generally, without a doubt, overweight...if not obese. I could and would provide you with statistics, but it's pointless. Even in my infantile ... Read More about prioritizing problems
I got a first MyDailyQuestion (which was a comment, really) from a rando and that makes me SO happy! I'll continue to bring on the wit and aim to inform, humor, and entertain anyone and everyone willing to read. Do me a favor, if you would, and click "Follow Blog" at the top left if you are, in ... Read More about I have blog stalkers! Yay!
Does Alli (Orlistat) work? In one word: yes. However, weight loss in addition to the results of calorie restriction and exercise alone are not (yet) proven to be dramatic. Additionally, most research conducted on the drug has been performed on Alli's prescription-strength cousin, Xenical ... Read More about Alli for weight-loss?
I would consider myself a "Flexitarian" by definition. Mainly because the definition is so broad. While being a flexitarian provides plentiful flexibility, the premise of the "diet" definitely encourages reduced meat consumption while increasing plant consumption, particularly vegetables . Do ... Read More about Flexitarianism
So yesterday was my birthday (which was amazing, by the way) and Mark and I went out to a local Mexican restaurant for dinner. In the middle of dinner, his dad first called his cell and then mine. Neither of us picked up, figuring he was calling to wish me a happy birthday...and we would call him ... Read More about Don't blame the tequila…