Acesulfame Potassium. Your Sweet Ace in the Hole?

by John Moody Published: October 08, 2018 Affiliate linksHealthy Living Acesulfame potassium or Ace K for short is a very popular sugar substitute in the European Union. It is starting to catch on in the United States as well. This is concerning because most Americans don’t know much about it yet, but the name itself […]

Does addiction last a lifetime? – Harvard Health Blog

I am now 11 years into recovery from my battle with opiate addiction, and I have always been fascinated with two related questions: is there truly such a thing as an “addictive personality,” and do people substitute addictions? The myth of the addictive personality The recently deceased writer and television personality Anthony Bourdain was criticized […]

Oktoberfest’s Beer-Soaked History, Explained – Eater

Each year, the start of fall signals it’s almost time for Oktoberfest. With roots in Germany, the annual celebration calls to mind beer steins, lederhosen, and pretzels, but with a history that goes back more than 200 years, the story of Oktoberfest is deeper than that stereotypical image. Oktoberfest now inspires celebrations heavy on the […]

Need a Last-Minute Bath? #feellikeashowdog

This is a sponsored post in partnership with Rufus & Coco. All thoughts and opinions are mine. In just a few weeks, Barli will begin the first of two classes I’m planning to do with him to hopefully qualify him to be a nursing home therapy dog! As you know, he has visited our relatives […]

8 Awesome Facts About Your Dog’s Powerful Sense of Smell

Every living creature has its own way of interpreting the world. From your canine companions to a furry friend, every cute animal develops a perception about the environment, surroundings, and world its living in. While some have strong intuitive capacities, there are animals with an exceptional smelling power. In case you have petted a dog, […]