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Spice up your Valentine's Day (and night) with Aphrodisiacs

Spice up your Valentine’s Day (and night) with Aphrodisiacs

With Valentine’s Day upon us, it is a wonderful time to consider all of the ways we can share our love. Beyond cards and flowers, there are also aphrodisiacs. What exactly is an aphrodisiac? Simply put, it is a food or substance that increases sexual desire or excitement. Do you ever feel frisky after drinking […]

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The Heartbreak of America

The Heartbreak of America

When I was researching the Mediterranean Diet on the Island of Crete I interviewed a photographer about the Island and their healthy traditions. In 1950’s Crete, the people of the Island had some of the highest longevity rates in the world. The first researchers who went to Crete could only find one man on the whole island who had heart disease. People lived long, productive lives with very little illness. People mostly died of old age.

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