Marks Daily Apple
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Archive for March, 2007

5 Mar

The Mix

Worker Bees’ Daily Bites All the news you want to click. But the Bubbles! “Hot” male fertility news. Do It Naturally Kids fare better on ibuprofen than other painkillers, according to a puny study just hitting the news. Fine. But if you’re wanting to give those rugrats an extra advantage in the pain-busting department, help […]

5 Mar

And Another Thing…

Here are some excellent blogs that address financial freedom, creativity, careers, mental health, positive growth, and more. While my goal for my blog is to get you physically healthy, lean, energized and fit, that certainly isn’t the only component of great health. Every positive thing, in every part of your life, adds up to a […]

5 Mar

A Monday Moment

Keeping up with the Joneses I’m always amazed at how far people will go to keep up appearances – or keep up with the Joneses. Truth be told, these days, the Joneses themselves are usually living paycheck to paycheck like everyone else – albeit a bigger paycheck. The vast majority of Americans carry too much […]

5 Mar

Weekly Health Challenge

A great way to stay fresh, mentally and emotionally, is to try something new. That could be a new crossword puzzle, a subscription to a new magazine with a different viewpoint from yours, a better toothpaste, or even a new vegetable. Choose something that is an improvement or a challenge, so you’re not just randomly […]

2 Mar

Sting-Free News

Worker Bees’ Daily Bites 9 out of 10 taste-testers agree: Today’s wrap contains 100% more flavor than the leading competitor. What a Headache The FDA swipes 15 migraine medications off the shelf. Conspiracy Theorists, Pay Heed Evil secrets lurk at the farmer’s market…or something. We still think farmer’s markets are better, and it’s usually not […]

2 Mar

Smarter Fuel?

Sara here, with some Big Moo musings for the girls. Dairy is one of those food debates that can go on ad infinitum, with plenty of good points on either side (much like vegetarianism). Raw vs. organic vs. regular vs. low-fat vs. full-fat…you get the idea. Dairy is just not, um, a black and white […]

2 Mar

Surgeon General’s Warning

The Sisson Spoof Here’s what I want to know: why is it that alcohol and cigarettes must carry surgeon general’s health warnings, but obscenely deleterious foods don’t have to? We’ve looked at the Cheesecake Factory’s one-pound slices of cake and Chili’s 2,700+ calorie onion. And it’s not just restaurants. Consider Pop Tarts and Ben & […]

1 Mar

And This Makes 300

Worker Bees’ Daily Bites The peanut butter scandal continues, ice cream supposedly boosts fertility, and a half glass of wine a day is the fountain of youth. Oh, and the FDA has created a hurricane-like warning system for flu epidemics. But 9 out of 10 dentists agree, today’s roundup still beats yet another day of […]

1 Mar

Healthy Tastes Great!

Ling Cod with Tomato and Orange Recipe

1 Mar

Is Research Meaningless?

Clickativity for health hacks.

1 Mar

It Takes a Village

Do you know about the number needed to treat? The world of medical stats is just as confusing – and seductive – as political stats. The raw value of a stat is often left out of the equation. For example, a study of 1,000 people finds that 6 people get a particular cancer and 4 […]

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