Monday Morning Acu-Minute

Every Monday morning at 6am, Karen sends out a little, informative blog called the Monday Morning Acu-Minute. To receive the “Minute,” please leave your name and email address.

Here are a few examples of earlier posts.

June 19, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

The Good News About Fats

The good news about fats is that they are not all bad…in fact we need them. We just need the […]
June 12, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Polyunsaturated Fats, the Good Fats

As we continue with our This and That theme, today we will look at Polyunsaturated Fats (the good fats). The terms […]
June 5, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Saturated Fats

Saturated fats is our This and That topic of the day. As I mentioned last week, I am breaking down […]
May 29, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Trans Fats (Partially Hydrogenated Oils) Are Bad For You!

Under our theme of This and That, let’s cover which dietary oils are good or bad. There is quite a […]
May 22, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Allergies

Spring Allergy Edition Yes, spring is here, with the sunshine and warmth many of us have been craving AND the […]
May 15, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

What Cooking Oil Should I Use?

Today’s This and That question is…what cooking oil should I use? Selecting the right oil depends on your purpose and the […]
May 8, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Choosing Happiness

Our series on This and That resumes today with a question…can we choose happiness? In some moments, choosing happiness might be […]
May 1, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Is Chocolate Good or Bad For You?

Today’s This and That delicious topic is Chocolate!! Is chocolate good or bad? Well, apparently, people have been thinking it’s […]
April 24, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Use Caution with Artificial Sweeteners and Other Chemically Created Foods

Today’s This and That post will cover some thoughts on artificial sweeteners, vs natural sweeteners. First of all, this is a […]
April 17, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Artificial vs Natural Sweeteners, Which is Best?

Welcome to our latest topic on the theme of This And That….artificial vs natural sweeteners…which is best? This week we […]
April 10, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Simple Breathing Exercises You Can Do At Home In the Spirit of Qigong

I have been in a Qigong workshop all weekend practicing a variety of meditation, breathing and exercising forms, all of […]
April 3, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

What’s Better, Milk or Milk Substitutes

Our next This and That topic, and today’s question…What’s better, milk or milk substitutes? This is a good question, as […]
March 27, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Do You Need to Eat Breakfast?

Today’s This and That topic is Do You Need to Eat Breakfast? Some people say you should never skip breakfast. […]
March 20, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Organic vs Non-Organic Food

On the theme of This and That, today’s topic…organic vs non-organic food. What’s the difference? Foods labeled “Organic” have been […]
March 13, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Which is Better, Diet or Regular Soda?

Under the heading of  This and That,  today’s topic…Which is better, diet soda or regular? The good news…soda is fun […]
March 6, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Does it Matter What Time We Go to Sleep?

Today’s This and That topic is…does it matter what time we go to sleep? Well, the thing to consider is […]
February 27, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Which is better to eat, raw or cooked food?

Continuing with our theme of This And That, today’s topic is…Which is better, eating raw or cooked food? As with […]
February 20, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Juicing vs Smoothies

Today’s This and That? topic is… Juicing vs Smoothies So, what’s the difference? Juicing is the process of extracting the […]
February 13, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Is it Better to Drink Warm or Cold Water?

Continuing with our theme of “This or That,” today’s subject…Is it better to drink warm or cold water? First of […]
February 6, 2017
Monday Morning Acu-Minute by Karen Johnson

Is Coffee Good or Bad?

This or That Week #1 Coffee! Yes, this widely enjoyed beverage is the subject of much debate among scientists, health […]