BOPPY_'s SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=BOPPY%5F BOPPY_'s Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ The Good Kind of Fat http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6175489 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/00a1ca20-dc2c-4e11-bc92-7fa48722e265.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Fri, 3 Jun 2016 00:24:01 EST Drastic Changes In Food Portions Over Last 20 Years http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6171689 Drastic Changes In Food Portions Over Last 20 Years <BR> <BR> <link>www.businessinsider.com/how-meals-ha<BR>ve-grown-since-1996-portion-size-healt<BR>h-food-2016-4 </link> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Sat, 28 May 2016 00:38:16 EST Why the sugar industry hates the FDA's new Nutrition Facts label http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6167656 <link>www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/<BR>2016/05/20/why-the-sugar-industry-hate<BR>s-the-fdas-new-nutrition-facts-label/?<BR>tid=sm_fb </link> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Sat, 21 May 2016 16:11:07 EST Beware That Wall http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6163718 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/120ee62d-1a66-4af1-986f-15dbbd3c61f7.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Sun, 15 May 2016 22:28:35 EST Apparently, Americans Ain't Able Anglish Accounters, Ay? ;-) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6162076 <link>youtu.be/5wSw3IWRJa0 </link> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Fri, 13 May 2016 10:01:44 EST TJ, Letter to Mathew Carey, 11 November 1816: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6157657 "I write nothing for publication, and last of all things should it be on <BR> the subject of religion. On the dogmas of religion as distinguished from <BR> moral principles, all mankind, from the beginning of the world to this <BR> day, have been quarrelling, fighting, burning and torturing one another, <BR> for abstractions unintelligible to themselves and to all others, and <BR> absolutely beyond the comprehension of the human mind. Were I to enter <BR> on that arena, I should only ad... Fri, 6 May 2016 14:17:15 EST 40 Years Of Nutrition Guidelines Prescribed A Lo-Fat Diet that Promoted Heart Disease http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6140122 <link>boingboing.net/2016/04/07/why-offici<BR>al-nutritional-guide.html </link> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:09:50 EST What Has Led Modern Man to Overeat?: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6135575 Access to Food: <BR> <BR> Access Is Only Going to Increase. For Example, New Amazon Dash Buttons: <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2deebb08-baf5-4618-baf0-c5c3e9187696.gif"> <BR> <BR> What can be done? Education of Children! <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> <BR> <BR> Tue, 5 Apr 2016 13:27:43 EST "Old People Have Big Heads!" http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6130777 Maybe not such a bad idea ( <em>334</em> ): <BR> <BR> <link>uk.mobile.reuters.com/article/idUKKC<BR>N0WP29K?irpc=932&_utm_source=1-2-2 </link> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Wed, 30 Mar 2016 09:26:22 EST Evolution of food, fruits and vegetables before being domesticated http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6126308 A while back I wrote a blog post about how fruits and vegetables keep getting better because of selection by farmers. My "better", I mean/t: tastes better, and is more caloric. <BR> <BR> Here's a very nice video that amply illustrates some of the changes that have occurred in cultivated crops. Enjoy: <BR> <BR> <link>youtu.be/oh8lobUD39Y </link> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Wed, 23 Mar 2016 23:05:18 EST Romance: It's In the Air! ;-) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6124822 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8f5d916d-9b9a-4e09-9a39-d308031b953e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Tue, 22 Mar 2016 00:21:27 EST Food, Politics, Health, All Require Critical Thinking and Wise Choices http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6122247 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a60491f1-d566-4550-b6ab-b5043a9251a8.png"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Fri, 18 Mar 2016 13:20:05 EST Pay No Attention to that Man Behind the Curtain! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6116912 <link>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WA0wK<BR>eokWUU </link> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Fri, 11 Mar 2016 15:43:32 EST Think, Exercise, Think Better! ;-) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6113195 <link>science.slashdot.org/story/16/02/10/<BR>0022207/study-finds-you-can-grow-brain<BR>-cells-through-exercise?utm_source=slashdot </link> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Mon, 7 Mar 2016 07:47:16 EST Something for My Nonexistent Younger Readers :-|, ;-) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6103458 <link>www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/8493<BR>8542/ </link> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>104</em> Wed, 24 Feb 2016 04:31:27 EST Get some exercise; be careful what you eat. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6100909 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/27285485-ed59-41c0-bda8-8e6cf16dd06d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Sat, 20 Feb 2016 23:31:26 EST Not a Fad! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6099260 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/21ed694a-85af-4341-9bed-29567d3aa362.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Thu, 18 Feb 2016 18:58:31 EST Herbal Supplements, Folks? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6095152 The only herbal supplement I take is Saw Palmetto. I've found that (along with RXes, and yearly BPA testing), it helps with the effects of enlarged prostate. <BR> <BR> However, while researching pricing, this PM, I came across: <BR> <BR> Herbal supplements filled with fake ingredients, investigators find: <BR> <BR> Note the date on the article/post of 2015, but none-the-less, buyer-beware: <BR> <BR> <link>www.cbsnews.com/news/herbal-suppleme<BR>nts-targeted-by-new-york-attorney-gene<BR>... Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:42:13 EST A woman drank only soda for 16 years, here's what happened to her http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6087768 <link>www.sciencedump.com/content/woman-dr<BR>ank-only-soda-16-years-heres-what-happ<BR>ened-her-0 </link> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Thu, 4 Feb 2016 14:41:32 EST An Endless Supply of Floury Inkush, Exhibit 909 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6084961 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7ddf30d4-0bf1-4625-9437-5cb87ae27d4a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> P.S. Caution! Processed carbs can be problematic. <BR> <BR> Lee <em>20</em> Mon, 1 Feb 2016 14:25:47 EST Their "they're", there! Oar mine! Ore Your "You're"! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6083368 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e8ab4afe-999c-4ff6-a2cd-b86ce02d1ec5.png"> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Sat, 30 Jan 2016 18:36:34 EST Broccoli vs McDonalds http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6065738 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/76e8a54c-86f8-4abd-a5d6-8903ddbf5884.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Sun, 10 Jan 2016 12:01:10 EST Recursion of Rhetorical Bug (Or, Sometimes Bugs Are Features [as we say in software biz]) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6056028 Notice in the following comment by Daisy443 that a picture of the archetypal "traditional family *cinnamon roles*" is just to the left of the comment! Awsome! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/75819296-ae77-48b8-b4e8-c3e6287d3939.png"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Thu, 31 Dec 2015 10:49:07 EST Spaces Are Punctuation, Too! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6051989 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a00764d7-c550-4c6e-8216-4633c42eae88.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> P.S. In light of my emphasis, here, I must point out that there should be a comma between "word", and "George"! <em>20</em> Thu, 24 Dec 2015 07:27:32 EST Words to Live By (truly) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6049856 "Herbal medicine's been around for thousands of years! Indeed it has. And then we tested it all, and the stuff that worked became medicine. And the rest of it's just a nice bowl of soup and some pot pourri." - Dara O'Briain <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Sat, 19 Dec 2015 16:05:53 EST Everybody Has Unique Skills http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6045993 And, yours? <BR> <BR> I have no idea what they are. You may not even be clued in to all your abilities and skills. <BR> <BR> The key to changing is to set goals and objectives, and discover, enhance and exploit your unique aptitudes in service of the change. <BR> <BR> Here's some surprising abilities in Kevin Spacey that may inspire you: <BR> <BR> <link>http://youtu.be/-kWHMH2kxXs?t=303 </link> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Fri, 11 Dec 2015 15:55:38 EST They Did It; They Really Did It http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6045535 The Washington Post Style Guide Now Accepts Singular 'They' <BR> <BR> <link>mentalfloss.com/article/72262/washin<BR>gton-post-style-guide-now-accepts-sing<BR>ular-they </link> <BR> <BR> *_They_ did it; _they_ really did it!* <BR> <BR> Of course, this _'they'_ is not the _"they"_, that *they* did!_ <BR> <BR> It never fails, it's always "they", and actually never "them" (when "being" is the verb, and *they* follow it with a noun indicating them)! <BR> <BR> [ _Them_ is giant ants, anyway... Thu, 10 Dec 2015 18:18:14 EST I was never any good at Iron Man. How About You? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6040982 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/135a5186-bf47-4f3f-ab26-6df254aab576.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Wed, 2 Dec 2015 01:38:23 EST Face It! Nobody really likes doing ab exercises! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6040748 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ad277f18-cb56-4bf9-8adf-5894c79664ad.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Tue, 1 Dec 2015 16:06:31 EST Rhetoric Policing from an Unexpected Source http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6038648 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bc4d4b44-d6ef-4624-89d0-ea85df29bd08.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:40:36 EST A-nother, A-ex-tolling the A-orderliness of Anglo Languidge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6037816 <link>aeon.co/essays/why-is-english-so-wei<BR>rdly-different-from-other-languages </link> <BR> <BR> Eh? <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> a-ledged-Lee <em>213</em> <BR> <BR> PS. I fundamentally disagree with the author about the adaptability, and power of English. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:15:34 EST DOJ Finally Going After Dietery Supplement Cons http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6035007 <link>science.slashdot.org/story/15/11/17/<BR>234241/doj-going-after-makers-of-dieta<BR>ry-supplement </link> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:32:33 EST Data on Benefits of Lower Blood Pressure Brings Clarity for Doctors and Patients http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6031064 <link>www.nytimes.com/2015/11/10/health/da<BR>ta-on-benefits-of-lower-blood-pressure<BR>-brings-clarity-for-doctors-and-patien<BR>ts.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0 </link> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Thu, 12 Nov 2015 16:02:14 EST Fitbit Trackers (and Others) Put Home Network Computers at Risk http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6022022 <link>thehackernews.com/2015/10/hack-fitbi<BR>t.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_mediu<BR>m=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheHackers<BR>News+%28The+Hackers+News+-+Security+Blog%29 </link> <BR> <BR> We have three devices from Fitbit at our house. Haven't figured out what we're going to do about this. (Actually 4; Lost One!) <BR> <BR> Lee Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:57:58 EST "Boppy, could you please summarize your nutritional plan?" http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6020097 Owl always eat produce! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/186d8700-e4eb-44e5-a57c-b0495d3eb07a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>20</em> Fri, 23 Oct 2015 22:24:47 EST Baby Dance: For Fun, or Impetus to Exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6012255 <link>youtu.be/yuadek-IIIU </link> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Fri, 9 Oct 2015 16:31:19 EST "Not Me!" he said rhetoricLee! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6011940 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e4ffd8b0-dca7-4116-99be-c3e971007877.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Fri, 9 Oct 2015 01:42:58 EST OnLee Inklush http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6010177 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/72c51784-7869-4cbd-872e-2ba2ec2e555d.png"> <BR> <BR> OnLee Boppy <em>334</em> Tue, 6 Oct 2015 04:29:11 EST Today's Recipe. Not for the Squeamish! ;-) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6008794 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ef72f210-77c5-4aa9-8c42-9c24ab2812de.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Sat, 3 Oct 2015 21:48:22 EST Self-Inspiration Time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6001573 Make up your own caption to the following pic. Do something consistent with your caption. Track it. Feel the pride! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dc8c9c7a-f115-4c46-8980-a40b0b7105e0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>104</em> Mon, 21 Sep 2015 16:15:48 EST Crazy Dog's Comment on Yesterday's Blog Made My Night http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6000547 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7afe113c-d6d8-4e20-9b38-65a1ac2cc12d.gif"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Sun, 20 Sep 2015 00:52:43 EST The Truth Will Set You Free http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6000445 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4f55a740-0634-467a-a2b4-fb477b345159.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Sat, 19 Sep 2015 20:53:40 EST And, You Think You Feel Old http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5999903 Betty White is truly older than sliced bread. Sliced bread was invented in 1928. The inimitable White was born in 1922. <BR> <BR> Moreover, Betty White could do her Own History of the World (actually comedy), Part II. (Are you listening, Mel?) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0edbfc5e-7fc6-4a43-bb50-61d7d835bb2c.gif"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Fri, 18 Sep 2015 20:34:18 EST "Hey, Why Do You Ask So Many Questions?" http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5997196 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7a9fbd7d-c79e-419b-a073-16e764aa52ed.jpg"> <BR> <BR> More on Richard Feynman: <link>en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Feynma<BR>n </link> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Mon, 14 Sep 2015 10:38:24 EST Do You Fear the Domino Effect? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5996101 In Politics? <BR> <BR> In Geo-Politics? <BR> <BR> In Nutrition? <BR> <BR> In Health? <BR> <BR> Where it really counts!: <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2f9cd270-3eb9-4e4f-95f3-35501f81583a.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>334</em> Sat, 12 Sep 2015 15:12:40 EST Yet Another Angleish Languish Post http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5994067 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8954b739-8036-48e0-8c5c-ea4c0eecf5c9.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Wed, 9 Sep 2015 10:52:58 EST Identity and eSecurity http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5988265 (This post is a slight expansion of a comment I made on someone's blog.) <BR> <BR> One hears a lot of talk about Big Brother, especially since revelations by Wikileaks, and Snowdon. <BR> <BR> The bigger threat to individuals, right now, is not so much Big Brother (government) malfeasance, but crime, and crime exploitation of government misfeasance. This has been an ongoing real threat that includes identity theft and e-accessible asset loss. <BR> <BR> In my own case, I am so concerned abou... Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:16:39 EST Do Your Vegetables "Languish" Before They Are Consumed? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5984271 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a59b3d5f-84d3-43ae-a428-e14e277e4b0d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Get crackin! <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 05:06:36 EST How to Age Gracefully http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5982512 <link>youtu.be/sycgL3Qg_Ak </link> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Sat, 22 Aug 2015 08:32:41 EST Men! ;-) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5981721 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0f84d860-2f3b-4b74-9def-0900f2bc78ef.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Men? <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 20:47:54 EST