Salmon is known as a healthy food, rich in Omega-3 fatty acids. What you may not have known is that most Atlantic farmed salmon is contaminated with chemicals such as ethoxyquin (EQ), butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) and butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) that is used to preserve fish food. What is ethoxyquin? Ethoxyquin is a synthetic antioxidant…(Read More)

avocados

Avocados are among my favorite fruits. You heard right; avocados aren’t vegetables but fruits! What makes the avocado one of my favorite fruits is their high fat content. In comparison, most other fruits have a high carbohydrate content due to fructose (fruit sugar), which I try to consume only in limited quantities. In a…(Read More)

If Apple follows its annual release schedule for its mobile operating system, iOS, we can expect the first beta version of iOS 11 sometime this summer and a final release in fall. And while every new iOS release has brought us a wealth of new and useful features, there is plenty of room for improvement…(Read More)

apple mail sanebox clutter

If you receive as many emails as I do and if you feel you have lost control over your inbox, I have good news for you! Read on to learn more about SaneBox, a service that determines what email is important to you, and that filters out what isn’t – saving you from endless interruptions…(Read More)

My favorite food: Eggs

This article is part of a new series that gives special recognition to food that’s particularly nutritious and thus is on my personal list of “superfoods.” Let me introduce you to eggs, a food full of protein, healthy fat, and nutrients. Eggs and cholesterol Eggs used to get a bad rep because of their…(Read More)

Happy Holidays

The year is coming to an end again, and I want to take the opportunity and thank you all for your patronage and loyalty. 2016 has been an outstanding year for this blog, with over 100 articles published and almost 300,000 unique visitors recorded. That’s twice the amount of visitors of last year…(Read More)

If you sit on an airplane for 8+ hours, it’s important to wear comfortable clothes. In this article, I’ll tell you what clothes I recommend to wear on long-haul flights. I wrote this article from a male perspective, as that’s what my personal experience is limited to. But I shall share…(Read More)

Smile Software’s PDFpen for Mac is a powerful application for editing PDF files. It allows you to sign and fill forms, correct typos, apply Optical Character Recognition (OCR), redact sensitive information or convert PDF into Word documents. How I use PDFpen I stumbled across PDFpen when I was working on an Automator script to…(Read More)

Pre-travel checklist

Preparing for a trip is often stressful, especially when you are traveling with kids. But you can make this process much smoother by using a pre-travel checklist. Last year, I went on a business trip to Wolfsburg, Germany and when I arrived and opened unpacked my suitcase, I realized that I had forgotten my…(Read More)

How to extend the storage of your iPhone

Until recently, the base models of both the iPhone and iPad had only 16GB of storage. In this article, I’ll show you how to easily extend the storage of your iPhone or iPad using what’s called mobile memory. Apple’s storage strategy When Apple released the iPhone 7, they finally bumped up the…(Read More)

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