Category Archives: Nutrition

Most Googled Thanksgiving Recipes

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving…can you give me a “whoop whoop?”  I am not hosting and am feeling quite relaxed.  So relaxed that I spent part of yesterday putting up Christmas lights.  It was 60 degrees, it seemed like the smart thing … 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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Much Ado About Fat

Over the past week I have run across three articles/pieces regarding fat.  The first one was one of those slideshow pieces on the Comcast home page titled “RealSimple.com: Know Your Good Fats From Your Bad Fats.”  I love reading stuff … Continue reading

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Loving Our Bodies

Most of you are probably aware of Karl Lagerfeld’s  comment a few months ago regarding Adele: The thing at the moment is Adele. She is a little too fat, but she has a beautiful face and a divine voice. Isn’t … Continue reading

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Calories In vs. Calories Out

Ah, the eternal quest for weight loss.  We are told that successful weight loss is achieved simply by taking in fewer calories than we expend…calories in has to be less than calories out, putting us in a caloric deficit, with … Continue reading

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Is Red Meat Going to Kill You?

The media has been all over the latest study results involving red meat consumption and its alleged impact on our risk of dying from cancer and heart disease.  Every media outlet has reported on it ~ major daily newspapers, television … Continue reading

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50 Quick Nutrition Rules

I read so many different blogs.  Sometimes it is hard to keep up on the good stuff people are posting.  Facebook is a big help as people I follow post good reads on their pages.  On Saturday morning Molly Galbraith … Continue reading

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