Monthly Archives: May 2012

45 is the New 25

Last year I wrote about Diana Nyad, a 61 YO female swimmer who was attempting to swim 103 miles (expected to take 60+ hours) from Cuba to Key West (see “Going for Greatness at Any Age“).  Nyad, unfortunately, was unsuccessful … Continue reading

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Five (More) Food Myths

I love the Huffington Post’s Healthy Living section.  Yes, the Huffington Post is a liberal publication politically.  But whether you are conservative, liberal or somewhere in between, the Healthy Living section has some great articles.  I tend to check it … Continue reading

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Is There a “Set Point?”

I hope some of you got the chance to watch the HBO special titled “The Weight of the Nation,” which aired on Monday and Tuesday nights.  If you didn’t get a chance to see it, all four parts are available … Continue reading

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The Obesity Problem…Whose Fault Is It?

Last week in the news the CDC released the results of a study that showed that  …by 2030, 42 percent of American adults will be obese, compared to 34 percent now, and 11 percent will be severely obese, compared to … Continue reading

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GOOP

I have to say that I am very often skeptical of celebrities who try to be an authority on food/nutrition, exercise, or life in general.  Too often they know nothing about which they are speaking, and more often than not … Continue reading

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The “Fat Whisperer” ~ Are You Kidding Me?!

So while I was sitting on a plane to China for 14 straight hours (in economy plus, no less…no chance of sleeping much) I had a chance to catch up on some reading.  I like to read a magazine when … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts From China

So as many of you know, I recently went to China for 3 weeks.  Apologies, first off for the lack of blog posts while I was away.  I busted my butt to write 6 extra posts, and set the date … Continue reading

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