Showing posts from January, 2021

What Is a Superfood?

  Photo by Ella Olsson from Pexels I get so tired of frankly tiresome articles like this about superfoods. I only consider 3 of them to be superfoods (ginger, seaweed, wild mushrooms, and maybe turmeric). Isn't it suspicious that so many such "guides" have everyday and easy to find items?  But it’s not the ease with which you can find a food that makes it not-super, it’s the years of breeding. By the time you've bred a food so it's large, its skin is thin, or it doesn't crush on shipping, have you considered what happened to its nutrition?  A superfood isn’t bred for maximum market value. That may be the only central quality of a superfood. It’s usually rare, or has a very strong taste, or is a nutritious by product of some other food. To illustrate, here are a few examples to start out: Royal Jelly – There will never be enough supply of this for mass marketing, nor will we be able to control its quality really ever, it comes directly from

The Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout in NC

We are in phase 1a of the Covid-19 Vaccine rollout in North Carolina. Do you know who to contact?  Do you know where you are in line for eligibility?  Who has the right information?  Does my doctor know?  Why or why not?  Where will I get it?  When?  There are so many questions.  Here is some quick info you might be looking for.    Where to Get Tested While the vaccine is rolling out, be sure to get tested before any travel and upon your return. If you need Covid Testing, because you have symptoms or because you must travel, Wake County seems to offer the easiest way to do that   You don't need to be a resident of the county to go there. No ID needed.   You can also get tested in a more private setting from Avance Care , if you make an appointment.  Remember that you need not have symptoms to be able to spread the virus .   NC Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout Flyer and Sign   Post this in supermarkets if you work there, please.  This information is some