Provision #786: We Are How We Eat

Laser Provision After a week off during my annual vacation at the Chautauqua Institution, I’m back with an all new Provision as we wind up our series on optimizing wellness through paying attention to what, when, where, how, and why we eat. This conversation is far more than just a matter of physical well being. How […]

Provision #777: Libelous Legumes

  LifeTrek Provision Read the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and you would think that everyone should go out and start eating beans, peas, soy products, peanuts, and other legumes. “A healthy eating pattern emphasizes nutrient-dense foods such as beans and peas.” “Foods and nutrient to increase: dark-green and red and orange vegetables and beans […]

Provision #769: Water Clarity

Laser Provision When I first wrote about Water Rights almost six years ago, I received so many replies and requests that I wrote a follow-up Provision on the same subject. This time around was no different! There’s obviously a lot of interest here, so I’ve written this Provision in Q&A format, grabbing questions and comments from both […]

Provision #768: Water Rights

Laser Provision Good nutrition starts with good hydration. The human body is more water than anything else, so it behooves us to stay adequately hydrated with clean, fresh water. In most environments, that’s easier said than done. Either clean, fresh water is not available or it is eclipsed by other liquids. For anyone who wants […]

Provision #767: Better Nutritional Guidelines

Laser Provision In today’s Provision we look at the details of why the official 2010 Dietary Recommendations for Americans read the way they do. They’ve come a long way since their last revision in 2005, but they are still limited by the mass audience for which they are written and the vested interests behind the […]