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If You Don't Like Tax and Spend, Then You Probably Hate Diet ..

It's that time of the year again, folks. If you haven't filed your taxes, then I'm sure you are hoping that extension is approved. Don't worry, I understand most are, and I wish you the best. Now, ..
(April 14, 2008)
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Why My Friends Think I'm So Smart

Lately, my friends and associates have noticed I participate a lot more in political and medical discussions. They seem to think I have become a genius in the political arena (I know about super ..
(April 07, 2008)
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Don't Eat It Just Because "It's Good For Me"

A while back, my son and I decided to see a movie. Of course, not the same one (are you kidding? What do I know about 16 year old male tastes), but we drove together. As I was sitting in my seat, ..
(March 13, 2008)
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Is Someone Holding a Gun to Your Head?

Several years ago I had the opportunity to work in an assisted living community. My job involved talking to people who had nutrition problems (diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure) and to ..
(February 26, 2008)
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Weighing In On Weight Control

How many times have you tried to lose weight? More than you'd care to count, right? Most of us, at some time, have looked at diet books, diet pills, potions, anything we could find to get rid of ..
(February 16, 2008)
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Remember, Don't Should On Yourself

Many years ago, my wonderful friend Jan was explaining to me how she counsels patients on making small changes in their diets in order to lose weight. She told me that one of the major stumbling ..
(February 10, 2008)
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Don't Waste Resources on Energy Drinks

One of my many jobs involves teaching nutrition to business students at a nearby college. I really love doing this, because, of course, I think the information they get is the most important ..
(February 02, 2008)
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Don't I Get Fat When I Eat at Night?

How many times have you asked this question? How many times have I been asked this question? Too many times to count. So let's straighten this out for you once and for all. Weight gain occurs when ..
(January 21, 2008)
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Let Them, Me Eat Cake

Tonight was one of those nights. Our friend Michael, who lives in Denmark, came over for a visit. We sat and talked for two hours, and then we brought out the cake. It wasn't a light sponge cake with .
(December 29, 2007)
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Nutrition, Dieting and the "New" Middle Age

You've heard all the talk about how 50 is the “new" 30 and 60 is the “new" 40, haven't you? It would be great to believe this to be true, and in many ways, it is. Since I'm 52 (well, ..
(December 14, 2007)
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Don't Change Your Comfort Foods To Diet Foods

Last year a friend wanted to me write for a project she had for her job. She was working on a web site addressing the needs of people who were ill or caregivers of the ill. The site provides a space ..
(December 11, 2007)
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Your New Year's Resolution? Stop Dieting

All right. The parties are over and the dishes are put away. The leftovers are gone. It is January 2 and you are just getting up (unless it was YOUR turn to walk the dog. . . sorry). What is the ..
(December 09, 2007)
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