In the June 2010 issue of Budget Travel, our very own Portland, Oregon made headlines as it named Portland’s “food carts & street food” number one in the world for this local phenomenon. I have lived in Portland for about a year now and my love for the city dramatically increased as I caught on to the food cart scene. At first glance, my initial response to the food carts was, Read More
They say “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” but why? What’s so special about an apple anyway? Why won’t eating oranges, pears or bananas do? It appears that it’s more about the “how”. Read More
If you forgot to take your cod liver oil supplement this morning, or find yourself indoors most of the day, you may be lacking this very important vitamin. These are the claims I’ve noted in a number of recent articles in which mounting evidence suggests many Americans (especially those of us living in Oregon and Washington) are not getting enough vitamin D.
Come to find out vitamin D is used to regulate the levels of calcium and phosphorus in our blood that we get from the foods we eat. Vitamin D also supports the bodies absorption of Read More