Hillary Clinton Falls Down. Hillary’s Health

Many media sites and news reporters, if you can call them that, kept saying the right was making a big deal out of Hillary's heath. Even going so far as to call it a "consperisary".  After what happened this weekend, I do not think anyone can call it anything other than what it is.She is sick and they all are lying about it. Over and over.I think the best article I read so far is this one from The Week, "Why did Hillary Clinton Lie About her Health?". Video of Clinton’s hurried departure from the Ground Zero memorial showed her buckling and stumbling as she got into her van. Clinton’s … [Read more...]

Get fit in only 6 minutes a day vs. 6 hours? Scientists say yes.

Can You Get Fit in Six Minutes a Week?By Gretchen ReynoldsA few years ago, researchers at the National Institute of Health and Nutrition in Japan put rats through a series of swim tests with surprising results. They had one group of rodents paddle in a small pool for six hours, this long workout broken into two sessions of three hours each. A second group of rats were made to stroke furiously through short, intense bouts of swimming, while carrying ballast to increase their workload. After 20 seconds, the weighted rats were scooped out of the water and allowed to rest for 10 seconds, … [Read more...]

Toxic chemicals found in Chinese-made bean jam-toluene and ethyl acetate

Toxic chemicals found in Chinese-made bean jamSmall quantities of toxic chemicals toluene and ethyl acetate have been found in more bean jam imported from China by a Shizuoka Prefecture food company, local governments said. The announcements come after traces of the chemicals were found in bean jam imported by the same company and sold in Nagoya.In August, a couple living in Kai, Yamanashi Prefecture, began vomiting after eating some of the jam, according to Yamanashi Prefectural Government officials. After learning from news reports that traces of toluene and ethyl acetate had … [Read more...]

Cadbury Chocolate found with melamine

Tainted Cadbury chocolate found in Hong KongBy GILLIAN WONG, Associated Press WriterSun Oct 5, 10:43 AM ETHong Kong said Sunday it found two Cadbury chocolate products contained considerably more of the industrial chemical melamine than the city's legal limit in a growing scandal over tainted food made in China.Iran banned imports of all dairy products from China because of the contamination concerns, state radio reported.In China, the food safety watchdog said no traces of the melamine were found in new tests of milk powder sold domestically, as officials sought to restore … [Read more...]

Cheese Cracker Recalled-contains Melamine, sold in Taiwan Costco

Taipei - A Taiwan company began Tuesday to recall a batch of cheese cracker sandwiches imported from Malaysia after finding the toxic chemical melamine in the biscuits.The Golden Kestrel Co Ltd ordered the recall after test results at two laboratories showed traces of melamine in the Regimen House cheese cracker sandwich, the company said on its website.The result from one lab showed the cracker contained 29 parts per million (ppm) of melamine while the other test showed its melamine concentration is 17 ppm.Taiwan's permitted melamine concentration is 2.5 ppm.Golden Kestrel … [Read more...]

Singapore finds five more tainted Chinese foods

SINGAPORE (AP): Singapore has found traces of a toxic chemical in five more Chinese-made food products, including the first non-dairy items that had milk as an ingredient, authorities said Wednesday.Singapore's Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority, known as AVA, said that samples of Dutch Lady-brand banana and honeydew flavored milk, Silang-brand potato crackers and two kinds of puffed rice balls imported from China were contaminated with melamine, an industrial chemical that can cause kidney stones and lead to kidney failure.The crackers and rice balls were the first non-dairy products … [Read more...]

Melamine Crisis hits more global companies- tainted milk.

Tainted milk crisis hits more global companies the world's largest meat processor.SHANGHAI, China (AP) -- Snackers, beware: Your favorite chocolate or creamy treats might contain milk contaminated with melamine.The list of companies facing potential recalls grew Friday as reports of foods tainted with the industrial chemical melamine, which has been blamed in the deaths of four Chinese infants, spread to a widening range of products.Food companies around the globe are rushing to assess their products and in some cases setting new strategies to prevent problems."We have to think about any … [Read more...]

Walking 10,000 steps a day to lose weight -Valerie Bertinelli

I just finished reading Valerie Valerie Bertinelli book "Losing it and gaining my life back one pound at a time." She talks about walking and my friends have all gone nuts with their fitbit gadgets now. I enjoyed it. She writes in a friendly conversational manner.The one thing that really stuck out for me was when she talked about her Jenny Craig Diet plan and how she had to walk 10,000 steps a day and use a Pedometer. I have been meaning to get one those and track how many steps on the treadmill I am walking. I just bought one from Amazon that has over 1800 reviews and 4 stars! That has to … [Read more...]

Food and Products banned from Melamine Scare

More new products you would not even expect found with melamine. This is truly a crisis.I do not understand why there is not more in the news about this.Taiwan bans melamine-tainted additive ammonium bicarbonate from ChinaTaiwan News, Website Editorial Staff 2008-10-18 04:12 PM+ Enlarge This imageA Chinese worker checks ingredients in milk products in a lab of Yili Industrial Group Co., one of China's largest dairy producers, in Hohhot, north China's Inner Mongolia region, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008. Italy … [Read more...]

Lose weight using a treadmill workstation desk!

This is such a cool idea. Featured in the NYT health section. How to lose weight with a treadmill workstation desk. See how to build your own for cheap here.I Put In 5 Miles at the Office Chris Machian for The New York TimesWalking 9 to 5 Zandra Hooks, right, and Kirk Hurley can answer phones and do computer work (not to mention burn calories) on their Walkstations at Mutual of Omaha. By MANDY KATZ Published: September 16, 2008TERRI KRIVOSHA, a partner at a Minneapolis law firm, logs three miles each workday on a treadmill without leaving her desk. She finds it easier to … [Read more...]