My blood lipids were high due to the side effects of psychotropic drugs. I was able to overcome this health challenge by lowering my levels back down to normal. It was a combination of diet and exercise that helped me to reduce my numbers. It was hard but totally worth it.
Chicken is a great source of protein, minerals and vitamins. It's also high in arachidonic acid, which is a fatty acid involved inflammation. So can eating chicken cause inflammation in your body? You may be surprised to know the answer!
Burning Grill is a new Korean restaurant in Kingston, Ontario. Their free pickled veggies are delicious; however, their bibimbop is just average.
O My Sushi is a Japanese/Korean restaurant in downtown Kingston, Ontario. They have exceptional dynamite rolls that you must try.
Akira is a top-five Japanese restaurant in Kingston, Ontario. I thought that some items on their menu were very tasty; others, however, were just all right.
Curry Original is an Indian eatery located close to the waterfront in Kingston, Ontario. While there are some excellent items on the menu, other dishes could use a little injection of flavour.
Le Chien Noir is a French-inspired eatery in downtown Kingston, Ontario. Their Bistro Burger was one of the best I've had. I would recommend eating here.
The Rustic Spud is a relatively new Kingston eatery that serves gourmet pizza and burgers. I would recommend eating here.
Milestone's is an upscale restaurant that serves internationally inspired cuisine in downtown Kingston. Their atmosphere and food are equally impressive. I would recommend eating here.
Kenko Sushi is a Japanese restaurant on the West side of Kingston. They have excellent sushi and offer a free small dessert. While the food was delicious, they need to work on improving their food handling.
The Works is a gourmet burger restaurant in downtown Kingston. On my recent visit there, I tried their "Down Under" burger, which was pretty good, but the toppings could be improved. Overall, I would recommend this restaurant.
Royal Angkor is a Thai and Cambodian eatery in downtown Kingston, Ontario. I had their Thai Vermicelli, which was all right, but I much preferred my friend's Red Curry Bamboo. Overall, I would recommend this restaurant.
From mourning doves to American goldfinches, this photo essay shows the variety of birds found in the cooler autumn season in Kingston, Ontario.
We were finally on the wheel in the last half of the classes. Our pots were then smoothed out, trimmed, glazed and fired. In the end, the beginner pottery class was worth it as I was rewarded with seven pretty pots to enjoy.
Despite a rough start that almost led me to quit, I persevered with the introductory pottery class.
Olivea is a popular Italian restaurant in downtown Kingston. I had their signature burger with a salad, which I quite enjoyed. Overall, I would recommend this restaurant.
Lone Star Texas Grill is a popular downtown Kingston eatery that specializes in Tex-Mex food. I had their BBQ Bacon Burger during my last visit. Their presentation wasn't the greatest, but the food was pretty enjoyable. Overall, I would recommend this restaurant.
The warmer summer months have brought with it many colourful birds, including cardinals and common yellowthroats. This photo essay shows the bounty of birds found in Kingston, Ontario in the summer.
The key to avoid catching a cold is washing your hands often, not touching your face, avoiding those who are sick, and keeping yourself healthy with regular exercise, good nutrition, enough sleep and lowering stress.
Pat's Restaurant is a Cambodian/Thai establishment near downtown Kingston. Although their interior decor is not their best feature, the food is scrumptious. I would recommend Pat's restaurant.
Spring brings many colourful birds to the Kingston, Ontario area. Take a look at the many beautiful birds that I have captured this spring in this photo essay.
Darbar is one of the oldest Indian restaurants in Kingston. I tried their chicken tandoori, and overall, it was alright. They offered a free dessert, which was delicious. I would recommend Darbar.
Depression is a common mental disorder that is likely caused by a combination of genetics and environmental factors. It can be disabling, but there are effective treatments for depression.
Alibaba is a well-received Middle Eastern restaurant in downtown Kingston. Their food was pretty good, but some of their ingredients weren't as fresh as they could be. Overall, I would recommend Alibaba.
We got a Bee Friendly Seed Mix in the mail from Ecojustice, a environmental law charity. I planted these seeds in late May 2018. Follow me as I document how the seeds turn out.
Robins are common songbirds in Ontario, Canada. Here is a photo essay that solely focuses on these beautiful birds.
Grecos is a popular Greek restaurant in downtown Kingston. During my most recent visit, I ordered the moussaka, and I wasn't impressed with it. I would recommend Grecos, but not the moussaka.
In this photo essay, I photographed birds that winter in Kingston, Ontario. You will see common birds, such as the robin, to less common ones, like the house finches.
Saigon Delights is a popular Vietnamese restaurant in downtown Kingston. It offers a variety of traditional Vietnamese dishes.
Mandarin is a relatively new restaurant in Kingston. It offers a wide variety of tasty Chinese and Canadian dishes at reasonable prices. I would certainly recommend Mandarin to someone looking for buffet-style Chinese food in Kingston.
In this photo essay, I capture winter scenes found in wooded areas near my house. These photos include snowy fallen branches and vibrant red berries.
Bean sprouts are powerful little vegetables that have a plethora of biological or medicinal effects that are back by science.
Chez Piggy is a popular restaurant in downtown Kingston that serves a globally inspired menu. Their food is usually spectacular. However, we did order a dessert that was off-putting.
Woodenheads is a busy and popular spot for gourmet pizza in Kingston, Ontario. The food was, for the most part scrumptious, but it was also a bit pricy. You'll love the beautiful atmosphere and the friendly service.
The Chaps Stretch Poplin shirt is a comfortable, classically stylish, and multifunctional top that I got at an amazing price.
Windmills is a popular Kingston restaurant that offers a diverse menu from around the world in an atmosphere that delights all the senses.
A visual record of fall in my neighbourhood in Kingston, Ontario.
I have found three ways to reduce my anxiety without medication: exercise, yoga, and deep breathing. These methods offer wonderful alternatives to conventional treatment methods for anxiety.
Taj Curry House is a small Indian restaurant in downtown Kingston with big taste.
Epilepsy is one of the most common brain disorders that causes seizures.
Photography is not only a fun pastime, it also has plenty of health benefits.
Golden Viet Thai is a small restaurant in downtown Kingston that offers Vietnamese and Thai cuisine.
Neuropathic pain is chronic pain that is due to injury or disease of the somatosensory nervous system.
Shooting in manual mode may seem difficult at first, but it really isn't once you understand what affects exposure. Manual mode also gives you greater control of the kinds of photos you can take.
Take a look at the sleek and modern glass facades in Kingston, Ontario.
Photographing the beautiful summer flowers growing in the front garden of the Greek Orthodox Church in Kingston, Ontario
A photographic study of public art sculptures in Kingston, Ontario.
The sunlight shining on the water droplets clinging onto an unidentified conifer after an early morning rainfall produced a radiant subject for a photographic study.
Are you not sure what to look for when buying T-shirts? Here, I will give you advice on what the best material, colour, and design to look for in a T-shirt.
Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder that is not well understood by scientist. Let's take a look at our current understanding of this complex illness.
I've always really liked Cosmos for their pretty daisy-like flowers. This year I decided I would try to grow them from seeds. Follow me as I document how the flowers turn out.
Here's a look at what was trendy in fashion in Fall 2015.
Healthy snacks can provide energy and nutrients. The following list contains a variety of snacks that you can choose from.
Keeping up with the latest trends in fashion can be challenging and also expensive. Here are fashion essentials every man should have that are timeless and won’t go out of style.
Only a handful of foods have actually been shown to help reduce body weight. A few of these foods are discussed in this article. Suggestions on how to lose weight are also given in the summary.
In this article, common causes of high LDL cholesterol are discussed, and suggestions for improving cholesterol levels are given in the conclusion.
Ever wondered what kind of trees are in your neighborhood? Here are six common deciduous trees found in the Ontario region.
High LDL cholesterol or "bad" cholesterol is linked to atherosclerosis. These foods have been shown to reduce LDL cholesterol and may lower the risk for heart disease.
In this article, eight popular men's clothing stores, all targeting men between the ages of 25 to 45, are discussed. The number and variety of casual shirt styles, and their price range were all determined for each store so that they can be properly compared to one another.
Vancouver, BC, is a beautiful city worth a visit for those living in or visiting Portland, OR. One economical and relaxing way to travel to Vancouver is by taking the Amtrak Cascades train.
Portland has many stores that sell men's clothing. This article shows a list of almost all of the places men can go to shop for their clothing.
Multnomah falls is highest waterfall in Oregon. It is a beautiful, must-see attraction in the Portland area.
Nausea can be caused by numerous things including anxiety. In this article, several remedies for anxiety-causing nausea will be discussed.
Atherosclerosis is a complex disease of arterial wall characterized by a build up of fatty substances, cholesterol, debris, calcium, and fibrin. LDL cholesterol plays an important role in the initiation and progression of this disease.