White or Brown Rice?

Choose white rice instead of brown. Lunch Hour Lesson #24 Brown rice is commonly viewed as the “healthy” choice, over white. The idea is that it is a whole grain, while white rice is a refined grain, meaning that the bran has been removed. Whole brown rice...

Journaling for Awareness

Becoming in tune with your body is the best way to improve your life slowly over time. Lunch Hour Lesson #23 In our society, we’re sometimes given the impression that to feel pain or discomfort is to be weak. We should push through without complaint. Or, that...

Stevia, Mannitol, Xylitol – Better Than Sugar?

You can't trick the brain when it comes to sweets. Lunch Hour Lesson #22 Rather than dragging it out, I’ll just just answer this question right now: Are they better than sugar? Unfortunately, no. Just as there is no way to look at a donut and know if it is...

Slow Roasted Beets You’ll Actually Like

Beets can be more tasty than you thought. Lunch Hour Lesson #21 I have always liked beets, pretty much any way they’re prepared, but I have come to realize that not everyone does! The most common complaint I hear from people about beets is that they taste like...

Homemade Deodorant

Baking soda works great by itself as a deodorant. Lunch Hour Lesson #20 Deodorant and antiperspirants are personal-care product staples. Both men and women use them, for good reason: we don’t want to have off-putting body odor. But there are drawbacks to the...