Monthly Archives: August 2012

Clues To A Long And Healthy Life

Longevity doesn’t just depend on genetics.  There are other factors in this equation, such as, avoiding serious accidents, having access to nutritious food and a joie de’vivre (joy of living. Searching out people who have lived the longest provides clues to aid in extending our own longevity. Although there are many claims of super longevity, few hold up under … Read the full article »

Acrylamide: Does This Sound Like Something To Eat?

Most people are eating acrylamide daily.  However, only a few are aware that this cancer-causing substance exists.  It is found primarily in cooked foods.  Fortunately, I’ve avoided it, because I am not into cooking a lot. In 2002, Swedish researchers provoked worldwide concern, when they discovered people were taking in acrylamide through their diets. They found that common … Read the full article »