Monday, May 14, 2012

The Obesity Epidemic

As we discuss nutrition and our digestive system here's something to think about: We love our bake sales and chocolate chip cookies but are we too fat?  Is the problem that we eat too much and exercise too little?  Is the mantra, "eat less, exercise more, everything in moderation" wrong?  Anna P forwarded me this interesting article that says it may be.  The article discusses the nutrient-hormone-fat interaction. Obesity Crisis  Check it out and let us know your thoughts? 

Monday, February 20, 2012

Plants, Squirrels, DNA and Jurrasic Park!

Interesting article on growing a plant from a fruit hidden by a squirrel 32,000 years ago!

New Life from Arctic Plant
The dinosaurs get your attention, don't they?!

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Evolution of Plants

Here's a short video that gives you a nice overview of plant evolution
plant evolution