After being limited to health-food stores for years, gluten-free foods are now showing up all over the place. In supermarkets, you can see the proudly labeled gluten-free products; and some restaurants are also offering gluten-free alternatives. For those who can’t tolerate gluten, a protein found in rye, wheat, and barley, this abundance is a blessing. However, of late, going gluten-free has become part of the hipster lifestyle. Many people have switched to these types of
We have all been affected, to a greater or lesser degree, by the virus prevalent in our society. We need now to take charge of its spread by going back to basics. We should all have been washing our hands frequently in any case, to minimize the spread of all sorts of germs. Viruses have mutated. This means that, for some of us, our systems are not strong enough to deal with new viruses. With
It’s nearly four decades since Benjamin Hoff released his bestseller, The Tao of Pooh. The book focused on Taoist life lessons. Taoism is a philosophy with its origins in China. Taoism teaches listeners how to live in harmony with the universe. What Benjamin did was to show that practitioners are not automatically wise women and men from the Far East. Rather, the real master of Tao was Winnie the Pooh. The Tao of Pooh offers