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The 80/20 rule
Monday, March 30, 2009      1 comments

"Live by the 80/20 rule. Eating nutritious foods 80% of the time and "fun" foods 20% of the time is a healthy goal. Like all things in life, a healthy diet is about balance and moderation." Are there any rules that you live b... Read more
Post-Exercise Snack
Sunday, March 29, 2009      0 comments

Sometimes It is difficult to figure out what to eat after exercise. Usually I get home around 9 pm. Here are some ideas from www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/nutrition_articles.as
p?id=1082&page=5 # Dried fruit and ... Read more
Calcium
Saturday, March 28, 2009      0 comments

"Protect your bones with calcium. Aim for 3 servings of calcium-rich foods daily, such as 1 cup milk, 1 cup yogurt and 1-2 oz of cheese. Non-dairy alternatives that are fortified with calcium also make good choices." ... Read more
How sweet it is!
Friday, March 27, 2009      0 comments

"Sweeten without sugar. Sugar and corn syrup add calories to foods, but have no nutritional value. Buy syrup- and sugar-free varieties of fruit spread, applesauce, juice, and canned fruits. After all, fruit is naturally sw... Read more
Modifing recipes.
Thursday, March 26, 2009      0 comments

While I do a bit of modifying, I like to explore for new foods. With the internet there are many new recipes to try. Plus at my age I just kind of experiment with ingredients.... Read more
Mirror perspective
Wednesday, March 25, 2009      0 comments

What does your mirror reflect? Is it your vision? My mirror used to reflect what I thought others thought about me. Now I'm older and wise. What is important is who I am to me. Granted I still am not to pleased with the physical image I s... Read more
All about choices
Tuesday, March 24, 2009      1 comments

Tonight faced with a big spread at the banquet, I was somewhat pleased with my choices. It is getting easier to figure out which is healthier. ... Read more
Busy day
Monday, March 23, 2009      0 comments

The next few days will be a tad hectic. So short and sweet it is. I plan on sticking with eating healthy and exercising. Do you stick with your healthy habit routine when things get hectic?... Read more
Tools for my toolbox
Sunday, March 22, 2009      0 comments

Having good tools to deal with being upset, bored, sad, frustrated or stressed will keep me from gnawing, and emptying bags. (those bags always lie about the serving size, They say it's 7 when it's really only 1 or 2 servings.) Having al... Read more
Spring and last day of Green Week
Saturday, March 21, 2009      0 comments

Strengthening my new beginnings I resolve to work on: "Best Diet Tip No. 14: Use non-food alternatives to cope with stress. Sooner or later, you’re going to be faced with a stressful situation. Instead of turning to food for comfort, be pr... Read more
Now playing at a grocer near you ... Clean 15 and The Dirty Dozen
Friday, March 20, 2009      0 comments

Trying to be more conscious as to what is going into my body, oft times it is difficult to remember which is which. Clean 15: 1. Onions 2. Avocados 3. Sweet corn 4. Pineapple 5. Mangoes 6. Asparagus 7. Sweet peas 8. Kiwis ... Read more
It's a Green Week
Thursday, March 19, 2009      0 comments

Tuesday was St. Pat's Day, Friday spring arrives, and green light means go, all clear, full speed ahead, It's all positive. Positive changes. Today ALAN0504 posted 15 Diet Tips www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Savvy Shoppers Read Labels
Wednesday, March 18, 2009      1 comments

Shopping takes time especially when you read labels. What is frustrating that often times the serving size listed is not a true serving size, it could be bigger or smaller depending what the manufacturer wants to convey. Do you take the time ... Read more
Green eggs and ham for dinner
Tuesday, March 17, 2009      0 comments

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Not doing too much for this day, not raising a pint of ale, my body is too sore from going back to water walking. Perhaps the ale would help with the muscle aches. LOL Enjoy your day!... Read more
Too many Carbs
Monday, March 16, 2009      0 comments

Years ago I was told to cut back on the carbs. I don't know if I had a mental block or what, but I truly did not understand carbs. (other than the fact that I loved them.) Through diabetes education and Sparkpeople, I now understand what a... Read more

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