Category: Top News

  • Thanksgiving- Lost in Translation

      One of the reasons I love Thanksgiving is that it’s not about the gifts, it’s about family. Coming together, sharing a meal, sharing stories and realizing what really matters. However, thanks to this crazy world of consumerism, we can’t even forget about the world around us for one day because stores have decided to…

  • All healthy fats step forward- not so fast trans fat

      It was almost 20 years ago when I started reading about the dangers of consuming foods containing trans fat. I was raised in the age of Crisco and fake butters. My Grandmother used Crisco freely knowing that as long as it was homemade it was good for you. That’s what the ads said, so…

  • Olympic Athletes and Fast Food. Huh?

      Though the Olympics play a rather large role in getting people active again, it’s a bit of a paradox when these average every day folks see Olympians touting their devotion to fast-food restaurants and junk food, primarily McDonald’s and Coca-Cola. These companies are the proud Olympic Partners. Wait,  let’s see if I’m getting this…

  • Making Sense of Horrific Actions

    “Those boys will never get that part of their life back, but if they have shaken people up enough to make them think and be more aware and look more closely at unusual situations, their painful experience will not have been in vain.”