There are times when people come to help me without being asked and that is when I realize that they genuinely want to bring value into my life. It must be Universe’s way of telling me that I am not alone; that I am cared for and loved as an integral part of this World. … Continue reading Having a bad flu in January
What do we do to deserve the flu?!
The story that I’m about to tell you was the research analysis of nobody more savant than a very observant kid growing guppy fish. Like any history that one doesn’t learn the lesson of, this history was about to repeat itself over and over until the lesson was taken. I didn’t get that lesson until … Continue reading What do we do to deserve the flu?!
The flu vaccine experience and beyond
Living through winters as fun as the “Buffalo winters”, a mom must get ready in each and every way possible. Deciding for or against flu vaccine is one of them.
Halloween is near and may it be spooky!!
Iron’s fun-C schmancy deal
Is the best-delivered vitamin C also the best iron supplement companion? Hell, NO!
My genes, my way
One of the boldest memories I have as an undergrad is the day I learned that the function does the organ. The concept amazed me! It felt as natural as a glove.
Orange is the new rose-perfume
If we were to stick with naturally produced beta-carotene and meet the demand for industrial quantities, then we would have to find the organism with the highest possible beta-carotene content on Earth…So we did!
Why smokers should avoid beta-carotene
“I dare to ask then: what would the liver-stored vitamin A – from any and all sources – do to a smoker?”
Health risks of taking too much vitamin A
Retinyl ester is a retinol ready to go, if you want. Is like me packing to go hiking or me actually hiking. It is the same thing, only with an “action” twist.