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Kellogs Blueberry Mini Wheats

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

180% of daily values for iron? WOW!

Today I had a big bowl for breakfast an in the evening I had more!

That made my iron for the day be too much.

chris

  
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2BDYNAMIC 4/17/2014 11:55AM

    Speaking of breakfast ............ I had better go eat my Wheaties .............the bowl of champions ............. emoticon

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LIS193 4/17/2014 10:15AM

    What else is lurking in your breakfast cereal???

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GAYLLYNNE 4/17/2014 8:10AM

    That is wow, who knew?

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DONNABRIGHT 4/16/2014 7:15PM

    Interesting!

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Different books by Dr. Joel Fuhrman

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Fuhrman has other books. emoticon And they are repetitive. The food plan is about the same but the plan for diabetics is much stricter.

- emoticon Two years ago I started to use his Eat for Health -----Book 1 and Book 2. Gradually, over weeks or even months, you eat according to his plan.

Book 1 Eat for Health I bought on CD and listened in my car. It is very convincing about why he wants people top eat certain foods and not other foods.

Book 2 Eat for Health I bought as a book. emoticon It has food lists, menus, recipes. I can easily go back to this book and get ideas for meals. I was not used to cooking meals so doing this took me a long time to get used to. I had to get used to buying produce emoticon emoticon emoticon and keeping it so it did not go bad. emoticon


-His Eat to Live is jumping in fully with his eating plan. emoticon It is more like the plan for diabetics
and Eat to Live is strict from Day 1. This did not seem feasible for me. emoticon In fact it has taken me 2 years to set close to eating his way. Meat as a condiment! Two lbs. of veggies a day! emoticon
Almost no dairy! emoticon Yes fats emoticon but fats from nuts and seeds emoticon not from oils! Nuts not as snacks! emoticon
Book 2 is all food lists and menus and recipes.

I have blogged about starting Fuhrman's eating plan . My blogs for the summer of 2012
might help you understand his plan better.


-Now he wrote The End to Diabetes. I am in danger of having diabetes. That is why I bought this (in paperback).

chris

  
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1CRAZYDOG 4/17/2014 11:02AM

  I like Dr. Fuhrman's philosophy!

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2HAMSDIET 4/16/2014 11:09PM

    My husband was prediabtic before going on the strict Eat 2 live plan. We have limited protein from fish or meat per week. A few pieces of sushi with tuna a week and maybe every couple of months a meal with a bit of lean protein. The biggest help for us is figuring out what to eat when we go out and planning some go to meals for the freezer. emoticon emoticon

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QUEENIEDMI 4/16/2014 10:03PM

    His new book the end of dieting is easier to read than the older ones. It is worth investing in even if you have read the others.


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EVER-HOPEFUL 4/16/2014 6:46PM

    well i have tried to get both eat for health and eat to live over here but the eat for health isn΄t available and at first they said they could order eat to live and i waited months for it to come till they said they couldn΄t get it.you said you have one on cd.any chance of you copying it for me?just a thought.i have subscribed to their news letter by email and joined the eat to live spark team here which is really great and informative but to actually read one of the books would be really awesome.thanks for all the information over the various books. emoticon

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CRAFTSFAN1 4/16/2014 6:32PM

    OMG! How are you doing? It sounds extremely hard to follow. Not because it is difficult per se, but because it it parts ways from the American diet we have been following for most of our lives.

Seems like learn to cook from scratch and tame our taste buds differently. Almost like start over from zero.

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Are you feeling improvements that worth the effort?

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ALICIA214 4/16/2014 6:28PM

 

So much information out there,it can be confusing...

Good luck with your weight loss.. emoticon

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Creamy Cucumber Soup

Wednesday, April 16, 2014


Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 13 mins
Total Time: 33 mins

4 Servings

Ingredients
• 1 tablespoon oil, olive, extra-virgin
• 2 clove(s) garlic
• 1 small onion(s)
• 1 tablespoon lemon juice
• 4 cup(s) cucumber(s)
• 1 1/2 cup(s) broth, vegetable
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1/4 teaspoon pepper, black ground
• 1 pinch pepper, cayenne
• 1 medium avocado
• 1/4 cup(s) parsley, fresh
• 1/2 cup(s) yogurt, low-fat plain
Preparation
1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and onion; cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 1 to 4 minutes. Add lemon juice and cook for 1 minute.
2. Add 3 3/4 cups cucumber slices, broth, salt, pepper and cayenne; bring to a simmer. Reduce heat and cook at a gentle simmer until the cucumbers are soft, 6 to 8 minutes.
3. Transfer the soup to a blender. Add avocado and parsley; blend on low speed until smooth. (Use caution when pureeing hot liquids.)
4. Pour into a serving bowl and stir in yogurt. Chop the remaining 1/4 cup cucumber slices.
5. Serve the soup warm or refrigerate and serve it chilled. Just before serving, garnish with the chopped cucumber and more chopped parsley, if desired.


Nutritional Info (Per serving):
Calories: 173, Saturated Fat: 2g, Sodium: 494mg, Dietary Fiber: 5g, Total Fat: 12g, Carbs: 15g, Cholesterol: 2mg, Protein: 4g
Carb Choices: 0.5

Recipe Source:

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes


  
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LIS193 4/17/2014 10:15AM

    That sounds delicious!

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GAYLLYNNE 4/17/2014 8:11AM

    This looks delicious!

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HERMIEME 4/17/2014 2:12AM

    Oh, how I wish I had this before those 2 cucumbers someone gave me went bad in my fridge. emoticon Next time!

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2HAMSDIET 4/16/2014 11:11PM

    emoticon husband isn't a big parsley fan...

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JTREMBATH 4/16/2014 10:17PM

    Sounds Good.

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JLSKIDS10 4/16/2014 4:41PM

    sounds interesting

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FRAN0426 4/16/2014 4:33PM

    Wow this sounds good, thanks for sharing

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DONNABRIGHT 4/16/2014 3:30PM

    Sounds yummy!

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WENDYSPARKS 4/16/2014 2:54PM

    emoticon YUM!!!!!!

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HEIDIC75 4/16/2014 1:30PM

    This looks so good !!!! I am going to try it ...Thanks for sharing

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JITZUROE 4/16/2014 12:32PM

    This sounds soooo yummy! I wonder if I can use almond milk?

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How to get to my Amazon review of Fuhrman's book about diabetes:

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Amazon.com

books

The End to Diabetes

reviews

ctupton or whatever name I used there.

  
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CHERIJ16 4/15/2014 7:13PM

    I looked at this book briefly at Target today but it seemed like it would be difficult to follow on a daily basis. I was looking for a daily menu plan or format but didn't see one and the recipes seemed difficult too. I am a type 2 diabetic so maybe I should buy the book and read it more thoroughly but I am looking for something easy to follow that is also sustainable with my lifestyle.
Thanks for sharing the information. I would like to hear what you think based on your experience with the book. emoticon

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A big accomplishment--no , sorry, not a weight loss....

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Finally I have established mornings as my pool time.

People around me have gotten the message, finally! It only took a bunch of years of course. It used to feel like everyone wanted me at that time of day. I am much better at turning down appointments or setting up service people or anything during my morning pool time. Yeah for my diligence. It was really hard to establish this.



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GAYLLYNNE 4/17/2014 8:12AM

    Good for you!!

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1AVERY 4/16/2014 6:05PM

    GOOD for you maybe I should follow your example. I was back to going every morning then the mother issue got in the way. Today should be my last time at the apt. so next week back to my 3 -4 times at the pool.

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FROSTY99 4/16/2014 5:39PM

    Good for you-in order to care for DH, you have to care for yourself so never feel guilty for your time in the pool.

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1AVERY 4/16/2014 3:58PM

    GOOD for you maybe I should follow your example. I was back to going every morning then the mother issue got in the way. Today should be my last time at the apt. so next week back to my 3 -4 times at the pool.

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    Congratulations!!!
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    That is a great accomplishment

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2DAWN4 4/16/2014 12:49AM

  Yeah! Yippee! Enjoy your pool time!


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