“A passionate writer for more than 30 years, Marlene Affeld’s passion for the environment inspires her to write informative articles to assist others in living a green lifestyle.”
By: Marlene Affeld Do you cringe every time you glance in the mirror? Are you concerned about the latest wrinkle? We all hate to see the visible signs of aging appear on our skin. Fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots are not welcome. It seems we all want to look younger than our chronological age. The search for the fountain of youth is not a new idea. Medical research has been pursuing that goal for decades. Today, however, recent advances in medical data focused on the effect of antioxidants on skin tissue, offer new and exciting options in anti-aging skincare.
Magic mushrooms, also known as Sacred Mushrooms, Psychotropic Mushrooms, Philosopher’s Stones, Liberty caps, Little Smoke, Shrooms, Blue Meanies, Mushie Magic, Zoomers, Purple Passion, Golden Tops, Gold Caps, Cubes, Agaric, or Amania are cultivated or wild-harvested mushrooms that contain psilocybin or its derivative psilocin, a naturally-occurring powerful psychoactive compound ingested for its hallucinogenic effect on mood, thought, and perception.
By: Marlene Affeld Cysteine Amino Acid Cysteine amino acid (Cys), also known as L-cysteine or Acetyl L-cysteine is a semi-essential proteinogenic amino acid that includes the element sulfur. Cysteine naturally occurs in a broad assortment of foods, including meat, poultry, fish, grains, nuts, seeds, dairy products, egg yolks, sprouts, garlic, onions, broccoli, and red peppers.
By: Marlene Affeld If you are one of the millions of persons experiencing symptoms of estrogen imbalance or estrogen dominance, you may have heard about the benefits of DIM estrogen blocker and wonder if the dietary supplement could help treat your medical issues.
By: Marlene Affeld Obesity in America is a nationwide epidemic. It’s a global problem. Recently released statistics validate that more than 2.1 billion persons or as much as 30 percent of the planet’s population carry excess weight, with the majority of this percentage considered morbidly obese.
“Try it, Mickey – you will like it!” If you have an opportunity to taste Opihi, do not turn it down. Opihi, known as the “Deadliest Delicacy” in Hawaii, is a “superfood,” chock full of iodine, fat-free and delicious. An edible shellfish, Opihi (Cellana exarata) of the limpet species of marine gastropod mollusks found growing attached to rocks where the ocean meets the shore, is a rare treat either eaten raw with salt or seaweed or cooked over a driftwood fire on the grill and garnished with butter and lemon. Others prefer opihi slurped fresh from the shell, wiggly tentacles and all, garnished with a dash of Tabasco. Opihi is also scrumptiously pickled, seasoned with soy and ginger.
Genital herpes has become an epidemic of gargantuan proportions that no one wants to talk about. However, if you are part of the dating scene and exposed to the virus or you are a patient that has been recently diagnosed with the herpes virus, there are things you need to know about this relatively mild, but distressing virus that can cause ugly, painful and embarrassing outbreaks in areas of the body that seldom see the light of day.
Have you ever seen a 100-pound wet rat? The first time I spotted a large male beaver on Cedar Creek, (Mineral County, Montana) that's exactly what I thought it was. I looked again, perhaps the gangly creature waddling down the bank was a bear cub. My next thought was, where is Mama Bear?