Rare Genetic Mutation Makes People More prone to colds…

If you notice that you are more prone to colds than other people despite your effort to keep your immune system strong, the reason may be a little more complicated. The case of a young girl who frequently got sick from colds has helped scientists pinpoint a rare genetic mutation that makes people more susceptible to…

Why Grandmothers are Important…The answer Will Surprise You!

Why are Grandma’s so Important? If you ever ask the question why Grandmothers are important, you are likely to hear answers such as:  “Grandmothers always seem to have the patience that mothers don’t” or “Grandmothers let you get away with just about anything!” Although true for most, the real reason that they are so important…

Zucchini’s- All the Nutrition You’d Expect from a Fruit and a Vegetable!

Interesting Facts… Even though most people use zucchini like other vegetables… for example, adding it to savory dishes with herbs and protein sources; yet botanically speaking, it’s actually a fruit.  Zucchini belongs to the species Cucurbita pepo and is related to certain other squashes and pumpkins. Cousin to the Cucumber, Zucchinis have a pretty impressive…

Turnip Greens- Bitter To the Taste but Sweet for Your Health!

  The Champ of the Cruciferous Vegetables Turnip greens have unlimited potential in safeguarding our health because of their stellar nutritional profile. The high levels of nutrients in Turnip Greens can enhance health and help prevent disease. They are a Cruciferous vegetable and research has shown that some of its cancer fighting properties top Cabbage,…

Savant Syndrome and Autism- Is There A Connection?

    What Is Savant Syndrome Savant syndrome is a rare but extraordinary condition in which persons with serious mental disabilities, including autistic disorder, have despite serious mental or physical disability, have quite remarkable, and sometimes spectacular, talents. Savant skills typically occur in an intriguingly narrow range of special abilities. Some of the most notable areas…

Minerals…And Why We Need Them In Our Diet…

Why We Need Minerals … Why do we need minerals in our diet? With so much hype about vitamins we rarely think about minerals other than possibly being a trace ingredient that you see here and there in certain pre-Packaged foods and seasonings perhaps. Yet, the answer to that question is In one sentence: Our bodies…