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  • All About Food: Sugar is sweet, and so is moderation

    All About Food: Sugar is sweet, and so is moderation
    Did you know that the amount of total added sugar (not the sugar found in fruits, vegetables or dairy products) that we consume has risen from 6.3 pounds per person per year in 1822 to more than 100 pounds today?
  • Fitness Files: I tried these remedies and now I'm a believer

    I scoff at miracle cures, supplements and muscle braces. Blame my skepticism on my dad, a scientist, who guffawed at unsupported ideas we kids brought home to discuss. Yet my habitual disbelief turned to belief — for the items below. 1. Last...

    Natural Perspectives: Touring the Pacific Marine Mammal Center

    Natural Perspectives: Touring the Pacific Marine Mammal Center
    The experts tell us that the ocean is now in a La Niņa condition. So instead of being warm, like last winter during the El Niņo, the ocean has cooled below normal. That's the explanation that we're getting for this summer of no summer. A La Niņa condition...

    Natural Perspectives: A lucky whale-watching trip indeed

    A year ago, Vic and I went whale-watching with the Orange County chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology on one of Capt. Dave Anderson's Dolphin Safari cruises out of Dana Point Harbor. It was the best whale-watching trip we had ever been on. When...

    Natural Perspectives: Survey turns into a sea lion rescue

    Last Thursday morning, I led a crew of 12 newly hired corps members from the Orange County Conservation Corps on a wildlife survey of the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. The corps members use checklists and photo identification sheets to identify a number...