Monthly Archives: February 2012

Managing the Cleaning Ladies

While going to school I needed a part-time job that paid well.  I was hired as a cleaner for an independent contractor – we cleaned upper-end homes and offices.  After working for The Cleaning Ladies for a year, I was … Continue reading

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Nutrition Class for Kids

The best time for an individual to learn a new language is when they are very young.  As they grow up and are actively engaged in their languages, it becomes second nature.  I would like to use this same approach, … Continue reading

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Lets Garden!

Back in the 1970’s, Chicago was a leading city in promoting the idea of community gardens.  It was recognized that many households did not have the property to cultivate their own gardens, so by the sponsorship of municaple parks departments, … Continue reading

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Obesity is Growing

How do the words obese and poverty belong in the same sentence?  They shouldn’t, and when we see those words together while talking about healthcare, red flags should fly.  The prevalence of obesity and its detrimental costs to not only … Continue reading

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Policy and a Nutritious Community

Over the past half century, we have changed our health issue goals from preventing infectious diseases to now preventing chronic diseases that are brought on by the population itself.  However, the numerous issues which relate to health and nutrition such … Continue reading

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