AppleSupport this project with the youtube button. 

Your comments, suggestions, critique, and ideas:

New Comments

  • Generally I do not read article on blogs, however I wish to say that this write-up very compelled me ...


  • Dear Lena, I am so impressed by your goals. Please let me know how I can help. If I have read the ...


  • Thank you! I prefer breaststroke for many reasons. I wish I had a lake to swim :)


  • Damn - You did 6K !!! That's huge. I could turn you into a 10K lake swimmer ! :-)


  • Hey, saw your lap-swimming page for the first time! A 1650 is a good distance for a non-competitive swimmer!


  • I was studying ssome of your articles on this site and I believe this website is real informative!


Linus Pauling

I have something that I call my Golden Rule. It goes something like this: 'Do unto others twenty-five percent better than you expect them to do unto you.' … The twenty-five percent is for error.

Protein Deficiency

Protein deficiency rarely occurs as an isolated condition. It usually accompanies a deficiency of dietary energy and other nutrients resulting from insufficient food intake.

Deficiency of this severity is very rare in the United States, except as a consequence of pathologic conditions.

The symptoms are most commonly seen in deprived children in poor countries:

  • stunting,
  • poor musculature,
  • edema,
  • thin and fragile hair,
  • skin lesions
  • hormonal imbalances.

Edema and loss of muscle mass and hair are the prominent signs in adults. Apple