Virgil on May 31, 2012

It is nothing new that eating a “Mediterranean Diet” is linked to better health. Now, a new study confirms this and perhaps expands on the benefits. It just so happens that I love the foods associated with a Mediterranean diet and now I have even more reason to chow down on olive oil, fish, chickpeas, […]

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Virgil on May 26, 2012

I just read about some new developments in technology that shouldn’t be necessary, but are, unfortunately. This is the use of bioluminescent technology for easy tracking of GMO. This research falls into the “scary” category because there should be no genetically modified organisms (GMO). If there were no GMOs, we wouldn’t need a quick and […]

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I have bought a few things from Williams Sonoma and I like the quality of their products. Having purchased online, I also get an incessant number of emails from them. Far too many, they need to get up to speed on internet marketing. But, I digress. A couple of days ago, the email was touting […]

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Virgil on May 24, 2012

You know, it has seemed for years that we are told that some food or other is bad for you and later find that it is either not bad for you or is actually good. Needless to say, I pretty much ignore that kind of thing. I have a very simple philosophy about food. If […]

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Virgil on May 4, 2012

The sign in a grocery store that started the viral campaign Back in December, I reported about The Cornucopia Institute’s report on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and pesticide residue in Kashi and other brands claiming to be “all natural,” etc. See ‘Natural’ doesn’t mean natural or organic or good.’ This is just not something that […]

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