Its raining! Its pouring! The old man is SNORING!

Except that – young and old, women and men are all prone to snoring. Approximately 1 in 6 women and 1 in 4 men are reported to snore regularly. And while snorers may be well aware of their sleep-sabotaging impact on partners; most are unaware of the health risks that they themselves may suffer. So what causes snoring? Snoring occurs as a result of obstruction … Continue reading Its raining! Its pouring! The old man is SNORING!

Are your taste buds to blame for obesity?

Is the ability to taste related to weight? Researchers at Cornell University seem to have some evidence that the answer is yes. We all know that eating is a pleasurable activity for most. It’s ingrained in our daily life to savor each meal, eat plentifully, and enjoy eating. After all, back in the day when we actually had to forage for meals (no, ordering from … Continue reading Are your taste buds to blame for obesity?