Political Rant – Pre-Existing Conditions not covered?

Every now and then I have to go into one of my Rants about the callous stupidity of our nations politicians.

This is one of those rants about these heartless and cruel politicians and their attempt at splitting people with Pre-Existing Medical Conditions away from the rest of the population, essentially condemning them to eventual poverty and becoming second class citizens, with health problems that will often lead to the depletion of any saving they have or worse, their deaths.

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Scoville Ratings for Hot Peppers

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I was in a conversation a few days ago and someone asked me which pepper was hotter than another.

There is a definitive comparison chart available called the Scoville Rating which lists hot peppers from around the world in comparative BTU strengths.

I remembered that I had written a post a while back about this and I grabbed my smartphone and after a few clicks there was my Post.

For those of you that might wonder about this little tidbit of useless information, click on the link below to see my other post.

Scoville Ratings for Hot Peppers

by Don Bobbitt, 2016

How much Sugar and how many Calories are there in your favorite Wine?

Being someone who enjoys a good glass of wine, especially when served with a great meal, I often find myself involved in conversations about wines.

Probably the facts that I hear quoted, and argued about, most often are how many Calories are being consumed in a good glass of wine.

I do know some basic facts on wines and calories, but I also know that the right answer to this question is based on the Residual Sugar Content and thus the category of the wine being discussed.

So, simply put, the first thing you have to know as a wine drinker is  the sweetness category of your wine.

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Eat Cheap – Tips for the person who needs food but is short on money

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Bulk Buying,

Out of Date Foods,

Canned Foods,

Root Vegetables,

Dumpster Diving,

Hobo Soup, and more.

Sometimes, you can end up a little short on cash before your next paycheck, or you might just be out of a job and need to scrimp everywhere you can; and you still need to get decent healthy food for yourself, and maybe your family.

When this is the case you need to know how to save a lot of money on the food you do purchase by being a Smart and Savvy buyer.

Click below to read my article on HubPages

How to eat healthy when you are short on money!

by Don Bobbitt, 2014

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Lions Mane for Alzheimers patients?

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Lions Mane is a mushroom that grows naturally in some parts of the world.

This mushroom is a great source of Protein and has a flavor similar to Shrimp.

It is popularly sold in gourmet and herbal stores and it has properties that make it an interesting treatment for improving memory due to its purported neuroregenerative properties.

These properties make it an interesting tool for helping people with Alzheimers improve their memory as well as their mood.

Click below to read an article in the Huffington Post on this interesting Mushroom.

Lions Mane and Alzheimers

by Don Bobbitt, 2015

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I was just THINKIN’ #2 Dr. OZ says these are the very Best and very worst foods to eat.

Just Thinkin’

I know, I know. Ho Hum!
This is more of a trivia thing than any earth-moving news flash, but it is interesting and I want to share it with you,

The BEST FOOD- According to the famous and very popular Dr.OZ, of TV fame, the absolutely best food for everyone to eat is BROCCOLI.  According to the article, Broccoli had indoles.
Indoles are a class of plant based compound called phytonutrients.  Eating Broccoli aids in cleansing the Liver, and is so low in fats and high in fiber that so we should all be eating more Broccoli.

The WORST FOOD- And, of course, the worst culprit in our diets that should be eliminated, totally, is; FRENCH FRIES. Their only redeeming value is that they taste SO GOOD!. But, we should stop eating these greasy, tasty fat generators immediately.

SO, Eat more Broccoli and less French fries and you are taking at least a small step towards improving your health.

Nuff Said!

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Don Bobbitt