Grilled Flank Steak - ©

Though spring is still taking its own sweet time to arrive here in the Great White North, folks have started bringing their barbecue grills out of hibernation in preparation for summer. And one of the questions backyard grill masters ask me every season is, “How do I cook a perfect Steak?”

A Walnut - ©

Seems so, if a new study by researchers at Penn State University is right. Nut Oils have long been touted as healthful, but the evidence is strong that there’s something in Walnuts that naturally helps control blood pressure. Is it time to update ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’?

Chimp Eats Med Diet - ©

Here we go with the Med Diet again. But for good reason. One of the fundamental issues behind obesity is, simply, overeating. It’s easy to say, “Don’t eat so much!” but it’s hard for a person prone to that sin to follow that advice. Now, it appears that the Med Diet may naturally deter overeating…

I’ve only tasted one of those high-Caffeine ‘Energy’ Drinks, and only once. It did nothing for me, but I only had a mouthful. And, flavour-wise, it was a disappointment. Frankly, I’m a little afraid of those beverages, which deliver a lot of Caffeine but don’t really deliver any extra energy…