The Real Horror of the Measles Mumps and Rubella Vaccine

News of the recent “Disneyland measles outbreak” has brought on a sudden myriad of self-proclaimed “experts” on measles and vaccines, particularly the MMR vaccine (measles, mumps and rubella).

Aside from having a know-it-all attitude, vaccine proponents have viciously attacked and threatened anyone in favor of, or even on the fence about, not vaccinating. Continue reading The Real Horror of the Measles Mumps and Rubella Vaccine

5 Delicious Foods With Antioxidants

Cranberries

Around this time of year, I begin to miss the bright, colorful fruits and vegetables that I can find fresh in the farmer’s market during the summer. It seems that eating healthy during the summer is sometimes easier, because there is an abundance of fresh, nutrient-dense foods at your fingertips. But getting health-boosting nutrients, like antioxidants, is important all year long. Continue reading 5 Delicious Foods With Antioxidants

Do You Like Chocolate? 7 Reasons to Eat Dark Chocolate

I love chocolate. I keep a stash of dark chocolate in the pantry at all times for after dinner cravings or mid-day pick me ups. In fact, it is rare that a day goes by where I don’t eat at least a small square of chocolate. But is my love of chocolate a bad habit, or is chocolate good for you? Continue reading Do You Like Chocolate? 7 Reasons to Eat Dark Chocolate