BEHIND THE SCENES OF FOOD LABELING

SHORT ABSTRACT: What are the differences between the labels organic, “green”, eco, bio and natural? The three main reasons for purchasing organic products are concerns related to health, product quality, and environmental protection. When we are talking about the “organic” labels, we must differentiate between “organic”, “made with organic (specified ingredients)” and “100% organic”. “Green […]

TOP 10 HEALTHY REASONS TO BE MORE PASSIONATE ABOUT TRAVELING

SHORT ABSTRACT: How does travel affect our mental health or our health in general? What exactly is mental health? Mental health involves our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It determines many things, like – how we interact with others, how we make choices, how we handle stress. 10 reasons why traveling is good for us. […]

ARE HEALTH BENEFITS OF OUR DAILY CUP OF TEA REAL?

SHORT ABSTRACT:  Chemistry of tea: what exactly is in our teacup? Fresh tea leaf is extraordinarily rich in the flavanol group of polyphenols (catechins), which may constitute up to 30% of the dry leaf weight.  Tea and antioxidants. Tea is a major source of flavonoids, which are now well known antioxidants.  Tea and cholesterol. A study published in […]

PART TWO: THE BITTER TRUTH ABOUT THE TEA INDUSTRY (POST SERIES!)

SHORT ABSTRACT: In 2013 world tea production was 5.07 million tones and world tea consumption – 4.84 million tones, which means, approximately half of the world drinks tea. In India, most workers on the fields, employed as tea pluckers, are women. In the past 15 years more than 2000 workers have died of malnutrition on the […]

The Lost Companion

To find some one lost in time......a companion!

Mahipal

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Oh God, My Wife Is German.

The Misadventures of an American Expat and His Wife in Germany