Procrastinate your way into losing weight

Dear Dr. Mo: I can’t seem to make myself really start with a weight loss program – I always come up with a reason not to. I really have to lose some weight and it is a number 1. priority but I am failing to start. What can I do? 

Never start tomorrow!

Never start tomorrow!

Dear reader: It’s like with any other activity we feel a pressing need to perform – if we have to do it, most of us will rather do anything else instead.

This neat and classic evasive tactic our minds are using to postpone something into the future is called Procrastination, and I am sure you are aware of it. Continue reading

Can vitamin C be harmful?

Dear Dr. Mo: Is it possible to have a vitamin C overdose? Can it become toxic or harmful if we take a lot of it?

an orange a day is all we need

an orange a day is all we need

Dear reader: Vitamin C is a very important nutrient – in fact it is so important that without pickled cucumbers stored in barrels below deck to provide enough vitamin C to prevent scurvy, Amerigo Vespucci may never had reached the Americas and hence, who knows what the Americas would be named today. Continue reading

Why is Mango so healthy?

Dear readers: Since my mind constantly confuses Mangos and Avocados and I never

the king of fruit

the king of fruit

know which name to attach to which fruit, and since I’ve recently written about Avocados, it is appropriate that I should write a short post on Mangos too.

This is only fair because Mangos are an awesome addition to a very healthy diet!

Mangos originate in India and their relatives are niceties like Cashews and Pistachio – I bet you didn’t know that. Continue reading