I created an Instagram called @whatsontheback and on there I educate people on the ingredients in their food. I think that it’s important for US to know what’s in our food. KNOW THY INGREDIENTS I think it’s important because I’ve learned that there are some TOXIC ingredients in some of our foods. KEY TIP: Follow […]

Food or Bills

Lately, I’ve been coming to realization of today’s world. So many people are having to make the choice of buying food or paying bills 4 the week or month. I feel like people shouldn’t have to choice between having food to live or having a place to stay. So when people are having to make […]

The Skin Produces Vitamin D

Your Skin is POWERFUL beyond measures. Your skin has the ability to produce Vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. A compound called 7-dehydrocholestrol is activated when exposed to the UVB sun ray. Right after it hits the skin, it takes a visit to the liver and kidneys. There it’s transformed 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D, which is the […]

Low-Fat Diet Risks

Don’t ELIMINATE fats from your daily nutrition. Fats are extremely essential because your body has Fat-Soluble vitamins which are vitamins (A,D,E,K) require fat for absorption. Vitamin A: essential for growth, vision, reproduction, and immune function. Vitamin D: maintains blood levels of calcium/phosphorous(works with calcium to build bones Vitamin E: powerful antioxidant Vitamin K: plays an […]


Air is essential to human life. Humans can live without food for 4-6 weeks, without water for 3-5 days, but without air for only 3-4 minutes. On average, we breathe about 20,000 times a day. When we inhale, air fills the lungs and supplies the blood with oxygen. Without this process, the body would not […]

Glycemic Index v. Glycemic Load

Glycemic refers to glucose or sugar in the blood. High glycemic foods cause the blood sugar to rise tremendously compared to lower glycemic foods. Glycemic Index: How quickly blood sugar levels in the blood rise after eating food Per Serving: High Glycemic Index: 70 or more Medium Glycemic Index: 56 – 69 Low Glycemic Index: […]

Power of Touch

Touch is one of our 5 senses and it plays an important role in our daily lives. DID YOU KNOW: Touch plays a LARGE part in how respond to others.Β  In the experiment (Feldman et al., 2010; Field, 2007) premature babies went through a special type of care called ” Kangaroo Care”. This process involved […]