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macro and micronutrients

The Magic – God’s Little Backup Plans

The Magic – God’s Little Backup Plans

Do you actually enjoy a crisis?  Half of my automobile trunk is taken up with an actual spare tire on an actual wheel rim. Why? Because the idea of being out in the middle of nowhere with a no spare (or even a donut tire)  […]

Your genes and your health

Your genes and your health

We always feel sorry for anyone who is sick and in pain. But aren’t you especially sorry when that someone is YOU and it goes on forever. In the beginning, whenever that was, it was just an aggravation. Then, slowly but surely, it got worse […]

Sugar Calorie Creep!

Sugar Calorie Creep!

Calories creep, just sneak up on you when you aren’t looking. You do need calories because they provide energy. Sources of calories (called macro-nutrients) are protein, fat, and carbohydrates (sugar). But vitamins and minerals (called micro-nutrients) are the stuff that makes that energy work for […]

The Rock Bottom Line

The Rock Bottom Line

The Rock Bottom Line We all yearn to “feel great”, don’t we? We want to wake up daily full of energy, think clearly, and have no pain or discomfort. Periods of illness are short lived and disappear on their own. Only healthy folks can make […]

The Human Body Design is Magical – Plan B

The Human Body Design is Magical – Plan B

The operation of the human body is truly magical because it has built-in backup plans. If only we weren’t so good at overriding the magic. Pat SmithPat Smith is the author of “It’s All about the Food,” a book that guides nutritious food choices as […]