A quarter of a trillion dollars a year! That’s the total economic price tag of diabetes as of 2012 in terms of health care costs and lost productivity. That number is prepared to surge as recent evidence indicates that half of Americans are either pre-diabetic or diabetic. The unfortunate reality is that much of our […]
Mice are often uninvited guests, especially as the weather cools. Evidence of their presence may be found from unexplained gnawing on food packages, wires or sounds of scurrying around at night.
A wise person once said that health is the truest form of wealth, for without it we cannot enjoy our lives. To that effect, several years ago I felt my energy levels draining, my waistline expanding and my confidence shrinking. It was a wholly unpleasant trend that I felt needed to be reversed post haste.
As a longtime resident of Arlington, Virginia who is passionate about sustainability, I’ve undertaken many projects to increase the energy efficiency of my home. Many of the homes in Arlington, including mine, are older and need extra care and attention to improve their energy efficiency. Through some straightforward analysis Arlington home owners can determine which investments make […]
Facebook started off as one of the most effective social networking web sites on the planet. Giving friends unfettered access to each other’s news feed and providing businesses with a large potential audience to organically build their “likes.” The promise was that Facebook would always remain free to all. But how do we define free? […]
Pick up a processed food product and you may notice a new ingredient: titanium dioxide. Or perhaps you won’t see it listed as an increasing number of products have introduced the low cost metal additive without disclosure. As more and more people are beginning to become concerned with the ingredients in their food, it’s time […]
Many modern chronic diseases are the result of poor dietary choices. The problem is that in order to know one is making such choices, one also must be aware of the consequences of their actions. In this article I will discuss the latest research on plant-centered nutrition-based healing that I have poured over and how it relates […]
Open source software has been around for decades, but the modern open source movement has completely changed the software landscape. It used to be that a small business seeking to run an e-mail, web, file or voice-over-IP server, let alone workstations had to pay through the nose for proprietary solutions that while often were well supported, were so cost prohibitive that the financial overhead imposed significant margin compression.