Food as Healing Medicine

Introductory Note: This is the final issue of the Wellness Newsletter. I will not be writing any more newsletters, though I may write an occasional blog post looking at life from an octogenarian’s perspective. This final issue of the newsletter deals with a subject close to my heart, namely, the…

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Nutrition and Lifestyle

Abundant research confirms that good nutrition is a major factor in health. Good food not only nourishes healthy muscles, bones and internal organs, but helps to prevent and even reverse serious diseases. Today’s newsletter features a book on the healing power of good food with a healthy lifestyle. Is Most…

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Hope on the Horizon

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine held its annual conference in Indianapolis this year. My two sons and their families live in Indianapolis, so the conference was doubly appealing for me. As always, it was excellent. Most presentations highlighted some aspect of improved health achievable for millions of people through…

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Planting our Fall Garden

It’s mid-August and still hot in San Antonio, but I started planting our fall garden this week. By the time the seeds sprout in September, the weather will be moderating. Growing conditions will be ideal for many plants for the next few months. So, what did I plant? Mustard greens…

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A Full Day at Africa University!

We had a full day yesterday, starting with a delicious breakfast at the Ubuntu Center, followed by an informative campus tour. Then we met with VC Furusa for half an hour in his office conference room. After I introduced the family, he gave a heads-up on what is happening now…

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