• The times where we thought of depression as a just synonym for prolonged sadness are long gone. Depression is starting to be known as more as a disease, as it is the case for an entire assortment of mental illnesses. The stigma behind mental illnesses in general still stand, depression is unfortunately as stigmatized as …   Read More

  • I should begin making it very clear, I am not a vegan and I am not promoting to stop eating red meats altogether. I believe to take such extremes can cause as much as harm as the extreme of eating too much red meats. What I want to write about is highlighting some of the …   Read More

  • In the year 2014, we still live plagued by a countless numbers of diseases that we as a society still cannot deal with. Among a few and most lethal exist various types of cancer, AIDS, heart disease and diabetes. In addition to this, there are the many new viruses which have started to appear such …   Read More

  • Although it is very easy to label someone paranoid whenever a drastic choice, like stopping eating anything or how about stop eating meat altogether and becoming a vegan, eyes do tend to roll and a stigma appears on those who make such choices.   Read More

  • I would like to say that “recently it seems like we are more fascinated with zombies,” however this is not the case. As far as I can remember growing up in a pre Internet age, I do remember the presence of “zombie mania” through movies dating back to the 1960s, with movies like the the …   Read More

  • We have all come across these terms, often in a daily basis. If you are like me, not a chemist, or a science person, you may lack knowledge of what these seven terms actually mean. I often find myself making decisions on the very cursory knowledge of these terms. For this purpose, I am taking …   Read More

  • Sugar is one of those essential ingredients in the kitchen, such as salt, pepper or cooking oil. Sugar is an accompaniment for an endless numbers of other foods and drinks. To not have sugar in the home is often unheard of, what would we use to sweeten our coffee, tea, or what would be use …   Read More

  • It seems it is more common that in today’s world we live hounded by the feeling of being less than certain something. Perhaps it is that I am becoming more perceptive of these things than before, but I see this in a lot of people, of course also in me sometimes, but more so pervasively …   Read More

  • I was stunned the first time I heard about Hira Ratan Manek (HRM). I was of course skeptical of the idea of a man who has methodologically been staring at the sun for long periods of time as a way to gain the nutrients we need for our survival and therefore forgo the need to …   Read More

  • Our connection to water goes far deeper than we realize. First, we are mostly made of water. We know from science that our bodies are mostly composed of water, estimates suggest that we are up to 60% made of water. If you live in a modernized country like Canada, which is the one I am …   Read More