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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
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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

Evening snack

Sunday, March 15, 2009      0 comments

I've been told that a bit of protein in the evening helps reduce the morning high readings. So I have 1oz of 50% Cabot cheddar with 15g of hearty crackers. Do you have a snack after dinner? What's your choice?... Read more


Saturday, March 14, 2009      0 comments

The time I seemed to lose weight best was when I was pregnant. I made sure that I ate enough protein. This article on DLife got me thinking.
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Eat This, Not That

Friday, March 13, 2009      0 comments

That would be the best thing for doctors to tell us. Instead we are told what not to eat. That starts the negativity. I have been trying to put a positive spin on dietary restrictions. Restrictions.... another negative term. See how hard i... Read more

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