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Category Archives: Health

The No S Diet

Here’s a pretty straightforward way to lose weight, or not gain any at the very least. The “No S Diet” is a memorable and easy to follow diet with few rules or restrictions. No snacks, sweets, or seconds, except on days that begin with an S. That requires some discipline during the week, but if […]

Light and Melatonin

For those of you who have a hard time with the short days and long nights, I found this great primer on Seasonal Affective Disorder and how to use lightboxes and melatonin to regulate your circadian rhythms.


I’ve started running at last and I’m up to two miles without a stop. Pretty impressive for somebody who could barely make it a quarter-mile only one month ago. It seems that you can build your aerobic capacity very quickly provided you take it slow. I think the best advice I received was to run […]


I’ve been very curious about the drug Alli, the weight loss drug that is now available over the counter. The marketing claims that you can expect some modest increases in the amount of weight loss, provided you follow a fairly low fat diet. But we’re we’re talking – 15 grams per meal. That’s really a […]

Thanking my lucky stars

That I don’t have this horrific skin disease that causes nail-like growths from the skin (warning: it really isn’t pretty.) However, if you have any idea what it is, it might help this guy out.

Extreme Eating

Every eaten 2,000 calories in a single meal item? You will. Elvis would be at home in today’s climate of gigantic calorie meals. If you don’t know the story of the Fool’s Gold Loaf, a sandwich consisting of peanut butter, jelly, and a POUND of bacon.

Never Satisfied

A cheap, safe drug that cures most cancer has been invented (which nobody will produce because they can’t make any money off of it.) What I want to know is when they will cure the common cold!  

10 Dieting Tips

Lifehack has a post regarding 10 unconventional dieting tips. Best tip is to go off the diet on the weekend. We have only so much resolve to give, so having a little break is very helpful when you are being strict during the week.

Biking in New York

Most people probably don’t have any interest in biking the streets of New York given the aggresive nature of the drivers there. However, if you insist, you might find Bicycling Street Smarts a useful guide to saving your ass.

Top 10: Mysterious Diseases covers the top 10 mysterious diseases.