Tuesday, May 21, 2019

LELAND van den Daele's COMMENTARY

Physical, Social, & Environmental Consequences of Big Agriculture & Big Money

The fate of “Fly-over America” was set by Federal policy changes in the early 1970s. Policies championed by the Secretary of Agriculture, Earl Butz,...

Capitalism and the Fate of Big and Little

You rightfully may wonder why does a shrink concern himself with social-political issues. Culture, society, and its trappings are interdependent. We live within the...

Child and Adult Development

The Limits of Choices We Make

What do you choose? An illusion fostered by education and current culture is that you determine your life outcome by your...

Health

Tiny dinner salad

Food as Metaphor

I know the Corporate American Empire is disintegrating when a leading Republican candidate for president accuses the Federal Reserve of near treason while the Third Party candidates who ought to be...
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Brain and Mind

Cognitive neuroscience demonstrates the link between brain and mind. Change in thought, emotion, or perception is associated with activation of neural networks. Change induced in the brain through chemicals, neurotransmitters, lesions,...
Mother and child

Some Guidelines for Infant Feeding During the First Year of Life

The best food for babies is mother’s milk. This wonderful food is specially designed for babies. Human milk contains immune protective factors, a balance of amino acids, not found in other...

The Enduring Effect of Home Economics Research

The “discipline” of Home Economics is a curiosity of American culture, a discipline, as American as apple pie –and like apple pie it occupies a hindmost position to more substantive food. Departments...

Fifty Ways to Kill Your Lover: “Good” Foods that Debilitate

As consumers of the great American cornucopia, we are told that some foods are good for us like fruits and vegetables. We are under the impression that some foods are bad...

Spirituality