- Local Artist Reaches Out
- Toledo Thursday Market Extends Season
- City Planning Commission, Toledo School Board Meet Tonight
- Saturday Highlights
- Health Corner: Salt + Fat
Performing and media artist Paola Suculima De La Concha Zindel posts this outreach: I would like to put together a song for méxico right now and need a film maker musicians and singers who are willing today to make this happen. More...
Chris Rust posted: Ethan has written about the technology from Star Trek in real life. Looking forward to the release of this one. You should too!
Pre-order Treknology: The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive by author Ethan Siegel.
Rachel says: Stop by Steamboat Plaza and do some shopping.
Have you been to one of these events?
Toledo Thursday Market 3 - 7 p.m. across from boat launch featuring the best in handmade and homegrown goods and produce. Kid’s entertainment, upcycled artworks, family friendly and unbeatably fresh.
Download vendor application here.
Through September (and maybe longer).
Gallery 505 open late Market Thursdays. September theme: Harvest Time.
Also Thursday: Toledo School Board meets 7 p.m. Thursday at Middle School library. The public is invited to attend.
And: Toledo Planning Commission meets 7 p.m third Thursdays monthly at City Council Chambers. Open to the public. Contact City of Toledo for more information.
Friday: Baked Potato Bar 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Toledo High School Commons. By donation.
Seth Rowe is a 2017 THS alumnus. In late August, Seth was the victim of a hit and run while cycling on Park Rd. Seth's injuries will require lots of physical therapy. This is an opportunity for the community to support him and his family with the cost of medical care he needs.
- 2nd Annual Esther Borte Walk in the Park
- 15th Annual ARTrails Studio Tour Sat/Sun
- Under The Same Sky Performing Arts @ Community Library
Health Corner: Salt + Fat
My personal experimentation with addressing sugar cravings - especially those late-night ones signaling I’m beyond tired - led me to an unusual solution: olives. High in healthy* oil, these salty snacks quell my sweet tooth without triggering an intense yearning for more shortly afterward.
So what’s the science behind using salt & fat to knock out these obsessive yearnings?
One: Fat satisfies the body’s hunger. Initially, carbs calm the ravenous appetite; however, the chain of events that follow carb intake sets up that familiar cycle that signals for more. Endurance athletes need carbs. They provide fuel on demand.
Author Jon Krakauer researched the role of fat in nutrition in his 1997 book Into The Wild. WWII concentration camp rations were deliberately lacking in fat (and protein, but that’s a topic for another day), the stuff your brain needs.
Various tales of the Lost Boys of the Sudan found overpopulated refugee camps sending these orphaned youth onward to the next camp with a small sack of beans - and oil, crucial to even the thinnest existence.
Fitness guru Jorge Cruise titled a chapter in his 2002 book 8 Minutes In The Morning: Eat Fat To Get Fit.
Two: Salt deficit is, surprisingly, behind some of today's major chronic diseases, including kidney dysfunction - diabetes. What? Isn’t sugar and refined carbs the culprit behind diabetes?
Last December, this Health Corner post cited Dr Peter Osborne of Glutenology (YouTube) on magnesium, scratching the surface of this specific mineral deficiency, correlating “high blood pressure, depression, osteopenia/osteoporosis, elevated cholesterol levels, and more.”
Dr. James DiNicolantonio refers in his book The Salt Fix to the myriad ways salt deficit is emerging as the link to compromised kidney function, one of many chronic diseases attributable.
And both low levels of salt, and of magnesium, trigger those irresistible sweet tooth episodes. Listen to what that carb craving is trying to tell you.
***Disclaimer: As always, check with your medical practitioner before embarking on lifestyle changes. Health Corner topics are intended to raise questions rather than answer them definitively. Things change. New knowledge arises. Ancient wisdom is revived.
And miracles take place against all odds.
*”Healthy” oils are a matter of great debate. Olive is widely considered a healthy oil in nutrition circles. Avocado and coconut oils share that merit as well.
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