Do you take drugs to tame heartburn? While experts generally agree they're good on a temporary basis, there's growing concern over their chronic use. Check out this article in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune.
Looks like we don't need expensive vegetable washes to remove pesticide residues from fresh produce. Scientists have found tap water works just as well. Adequate friction — that is, rubbing the produce under water — is key, too. A mild solution of vinegar worked well to remove bacteria and viruses.
You may be happier than you think. Check out Prevention's 9 signs that tell you that. One of the signs: You have a sister. Awww. Click on some of their other happiness links, too, for more uplifting reads.
Crabby McSlacker returned this week, with her usual clever and spot-on take on things, this time on intuitive eating and exercise. Don't miss "The Cranky Fitness Informed-Intuitive Approach to Fitness and Nutrition."
Have a great weekend, everyone! I'm off to New York City to participate on a panel about binge eating at the National Eating Disorder Association.