Category Archives: Health

Looking for a Blender?

I happen to really like my Blendtec Blender. And Amazon has these blender reduced right now. Check out Amazon’s Blendtec Blender Deals I use it for smoothies, shakes, soups and making almond meal for baking treats. I’ve even started making my own raw food protein bars with my blender! Continue Reading

Wheat Causes Intestinal Permeability in All Humans

in my post about Aphthous Ulcers I wrote about research relating gliadin of gluten causing a break down of the junctions between cells in the intestinal wall. Here’s the article on PubMed.  The conclusions are:  Based on our results, we concluded that gliadin activates zonulin signaling irrespective of the genetic expression of autoimmunity, leading to… Continue Reading

Serendipity at Sunset

Photo a Day 322/366 Serendipity, a pleasant surprise. Roughly 4 years ago, my wife attended the Anaheim PriMed conference and attended a lecture about Celiac Disease by Dr. Alessio Fasano. After that 1 hour lecture, my wife mentions to me that I probably have celiac disease. 4 months from that lecture I was diagnosed with… Continue Reading

So Multivitamins Do Lower Cancer Risk….

“Daily use of a common multivitamin modestly reduced the risk for cancer in a long-term study of nearly 15,000 men..” According to researchers. This large study of 15,000 men that have been followed for 11.2 years. I believe this is the first time a study of this kind as led to this result. In general there… Continue Reading

Stormy Greenland

Stormy Greenland

Or a storm clearing It was fun watching the storm clear in the Fjords of Scoresby Sound, Greenland! In this area of the Fjord, many of these mountain peaks are 1000-2000m or roughly 3000-6000ft tall! I had seen images from Greenland and this area, but I never found any that accurately displayed the size and scope…

From Above the Donna Wood

From Above the Donna Wood

Cool, view from up here! The Donna Wood is owned and operated by the North Iceland Sailing Company. Iceland-Photo-Tours charters the Donna Wood for photo adventures in Scoresby Sound, Greenland! I had no idea we could climb to the top of the mast, but my son inquired about having a Peter Pan moment and our…

Magical Waterfalls – Iceland

The Water Just Appears I had seen images from Hraunfossar and wanted to visit it, I just didn’t know where it was! On a recent Iceland visit, we hunted the location down and got to visit it on the way to Kirkjufell! Usually, when you see a waterfall you also see a river or body…

Crystal Ice-Jökulsárlón Iceland

Crystal Ice on the Black Sand Beach A late July rain arrived the same morning I did to the Jökulsárlón Black Sand – Ice Beach. I almost didn’t venture out in the rain. My first trip with my 11-year-old son and had to let him experience it! I’ve been to this beach many times and…

Discover Possibilities

Kirkjufell Reflections In my “How I made the Shot on iPhone Campaign” post, I discussed the idea of discovering something is possible. Knowing something is possible is often where the idea ends. Possibilities for financial freedom, finding a great work/life/family balance, traveling,  and achieving world peace, often seem against the odds. Knowing something is possible…

More Shot on iPhone Ice Cave locations!

More Shot on iPhone Ice Cave locations!

Paris, NYC,Columbus, SF, Dehli, and a New Hollywood billboard It’s still exciting to see images come in from around the world, so don’t hesitate to send in a photo if you happen to see the Ice Cave #shotoniphone ad anywhere in the world! I believe they will be up for a few more weeks, but…

Puffins!

Puffins!

Found the Puffins in the West Fjords, Iceland, finally! Having never been to the West Fjords, we decided to explore starting in Grundarfjörður, Iceland which is on Snæfellnes Peninsula and make our way to LÁTRABJARG in the West Fjords. There are two ways to get there in a car. One is driving the whole way, and the other…

Sun That Never Sets

Sun That Never Sets

Summer in Greenland The first night on the Donna Wood was filled with the excitement of what was to come! Earlier in the day at 10:00 am, we boarded an Air Greenland flight in Reykjavik bound for Constable Point, Greenland. Constable Point Greenland is on the east coast of Greenland near Scoresby Sound. It’s an airstrip with…

Updated Shot on iPhone-Ice Cave Locations #4

Updated Shot on iPhone-Ice Cave Locations #4

Montreal, Hamburg, an Australian Magazine and more! This weeks update is exciting! Montreal The Montreal location was a bit challenging to find as my best guess was not correct at all, but my new friend and friend of a friend Nicole Best (https://plus.google.com/+NicoleBest) from Montreal tracked it down on a busy freeway. As she was…

Quick trip to the Pacific Northwest

Recently made a quick trip to the mountains just east of Seattle, WA. Had a few opportunities for photography that’s different for me! All prints are available for purchase: http://www.sandquistphotography.com/Misc-Landscapes/ or just click on any photo for more details. I use Smugmug.com to host my photos and handle prints etc. They are currently having a sale and offering…

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