Tag Archives: healthy eating

07.22.14: One Thing At A Time

I’ve been feeling a bit overwhelmed with work lately. It’s good in the grand scheme of things, like when the paycheck finally arrives (the life of a freelancer), but it’s a little rough in the short term. When my house … Continue reading

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08.09.13: Don’t Make Any Big Decisions on Bananas and Skim Milk Day

We went on vacation.  It was a wonderful vacation.  It had been four years since we went on a real vacation, and it was well-deserved.  We spent time with good friends and we enjoyed ourselves.  Then, we went on a … Continue reading

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08.09.12 Excuses, Excuses.

I’ve heard them all, as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor, and even as Wellness Director. A client of mine years ago said she couldn’t work out anymore because she got a puppy and she was too busy. O-kay. … Continue reading

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08.07.12: Portion Sizes, Politics, and Indignation

Serving sizes and the regulation thereof have sparked several flaps of late. Most prominent among said flaps is the proposal to ban sales of massive soda pops in New York City. This entry is not about that particular flap – … Continue reading

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07.26.12: What Makes Us Fat? Laziness … I Mean, Convenience.

I like this article.  I like that it’s going to irritate some people and force them to look in the mirror. http://www.forbes.com/sites/bethhoffman/2012/07/17/its-convenience-not-cost-that-makes-us-fat/ “Middle income people are the most overweight and eat fast food more regularly than anyone else. In contrast, … Continue reading

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07.20.12: Making a Statement With What’s on Your Plate

Here’s a concept: Eat food, be nourished, be strong.  Repeat as needed to sustain life. Oh, if only the simple act of eating were actually so simple.  We’re bombarded with messages about what to eat, when to eat, how to … Continue reading

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07.18.12: “What Really Makes Us Fat”

My mom sent me an article in The New York Times about a clinical trial out of Boston that examined the notion of whether a calorie is, in fact, a calorie, as we’ve all been told pretty much since time … Continue reading

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