Thursday, December 20, 2012
Monday, August 20, 2012
102 year old Margaret Dunning is not only driving, but she's doing it in her 1930 Packard roadster that she's owned for more than 62 years.
106 year old Irving Kahn is the oldest working investment banker on Wall Street. He still goes to work every day. He has a sister who is 109 and a younger brother who is 101.
77 year old Ernestine Shepard made the Guinness World Record book as the oldest female bodybuilder.
106 year old Nora Hardwick posed as "Miss November" for a charity calendar. She was almost nude except for a pink tulle scarf. Her top tips: Put others first. Drink whiskey.
94 year old Tao Porchon-Lynch is the world's oldest yoga instructor. She still teaches 15 classes a week at the Westchester Institute of Yoga in New York.
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Monday, July 23, 2012
Monday, July 16, 2012
You may be surprised to learn how much sodium is in many foods.
Which food has more sodium?
1 large slice raisin bread or 1 small slice of french bread?
Answer: French bread
Which type of cheese has the most sodium?
1 slice low fat American cheese (pasteurized and processed) or 1 slice low fat Swiss cheese?
Answer: American cheese. It is a highly processed "cheese-like" product.
True or false: More sodium can be found in potato salad than mashed potatoes.
Answer: True. Salt is often added to commercially prepared potato salad for taste. For a healthier version, make your own.
Which snack has more sodium?
1 oz. potato chips or 1 oz of hard pretzels?
Answer: Hard pretzels can have more sodium for the same total weight than potato chips, because salt is added to hard pretzels for texture, not just for taste.
Which type of salad dressing contains more sodium?
2 TB reduced-fat Italian dressing or 2 TB of reduced-fat ranch dressing?
Answer: The Italian dressing. Most prepared salad dressings can be high in sodium, depending on the dressing type.
True or false: 2 slices of ham have more sodium than 2 slices of oven roasted turkey breast.
Answer: True. Sodium in processed meats like ham, bacon and hot dogs can come from salt added for taste and sodium containing ingredients used as preservatives.
Which ready-made soup has more sodium-- Tomato soup or chicken noodle soup?
Answer: Chicken Noodle Soup. All canned variety soups can be high in sodium. Look for reduced sodium versions.