Consumer Awareness

Is There Anything Healthy In That Halloween Haul?
So your kids went out to trick or treat and came back with ten pounds of chocolate.  What’s the upside, besides you sneaking your “fair” share?  Well, there’s this.  A new analysis of chocolate research says that the cocoa in…
Could Avacados Contain The Fountain Of Youth?
Remember all those times you mom nagged you to eat your vegetables?  Turns out she was just trying to keep her baby young!  New research has found that a compound in broccoli, cabbage and avocado can slow the physical signs of aging!
Scientists claim that the substance, known as nicoti…
Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em- Extra Pounds That is!
Our kids focus so much attention on body image. Our teens are being social media bullied into suicide. They are getting botox and boob jobs, nose jobs and ear bobs so they will fit some peer pressured sense of acceptable appearance.  It’s sad, tragic and ridiculous all at the sa…
Turkey Day Shopping Turndown
For millions of Americans the dessert of choice on Thanksgiving is –SHOPPING! This could be the year that changes.  According to BestBlackFriday blog, so far some 42 retailers have already announced plans to stay closed on Thanksgiving Day...
Here Comes The Bride and She’s Wearing WHAT?
The election is three weeks away, Christmas comes in 68 days but more importantly, your daughter/granddaughter’s June wedding is just eight months away! Let the planning frenzy begin! Fashionista.com has collected the biggest emerging bridal trends from the 2017 spring collection sho…
An Apple A Day Keeps Garlic Breath Away
Not all posts need be breaking news or political commentary.  Some might be just what you need to know after that great Italian lunch and just before that important meeting!  So let’ ask – have you ever wonder why is it so hard to get rid of garlic breath.
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Trump’s Popularity/Unpopularity Extends To Halloween Fun
We won’t know until November 8th if Donald Trump beats Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House but Trump is already a big winner in the run up to Halloween!
An official at Halloween Adventure in New York City's Greenwich Village tells the NY Post their "Billionai…
Texas Towns Are Kings Of The Comebacks
The economy has slipped off the top of the list of election concerns but that doesn’t mean everything is roses.  Growth has been inching along at an all-time slow pace, but some parts of the country have enjoyed a rebound and have the growing populations to prove it...
7 Tips To Lose Weight by Winter
Men’s Health magazine is out with a list of what they call “NO B.S. Tips For Losing Weight”.    Hmmmm, just a guess here but I'm guessing their calendar most show Halloween candy and Thanksgiving goodies on the near horizon.  Here&Close…

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