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Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables
Sunday, July 27, 2014      2 comments

See this Youtube video about how fruits and veggies, usually thrown out due to their appearance, have a new life by a French supermarket chain. It has dramatically cut down on waste and is such a success they have problems with the produce bein... Read more
This, That, and the Other.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      5 comments

I've been away for a bit. We had 2 deaths in the family in the same week. An aunt on one side of the family and an uncle on the other. These were 2 of my many aunts and uncles I knew the best. They were actually the final 2 of all of my aunt... Read more
Food Addiction
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      5 comments

Here is a link to a question and answer article with Dr. David A. Kessler. He has helped me so much but recently I was forgetting all that he has taught me. An article in the March issue of Eating Well mentions his book so it reminded me that... Read more
Link to a Slide Show for a Healthy Heart from Prevention
Friday, February 11, 2011      1 comments
.html I think this is a really good slide show. I posted it earlier today but I thought I'd re-post it so other people would get a chance to see and read it. There are th... Read more
From Prevention: Slide Show for a Healthy Heart
Friday, February 11, 2011      2 comments
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Health Link from
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      4 comments

Interesting info that most of us know about since we read Spark articles and blogs but it's always good to hear it from different sources which can help us recommit to eating healthy.
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Eggs, Perchlorate, and New Sodium Guidelines
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      2 comments

Today on HealthNews here on SP I read that "600 farms...produce about 80 percent of the nation's egg supply". That just goes to show how big companies like Sara Lee, Tyson, and others are taking over supplying the food for a nation. I... Read more
I "Appreciated" Teacher Appreciation Day Too Much
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      4 comments

Ok, tomorrow will be a new beginning. I did avoid the doughnuts. So that's good. I didn't eat too much. Had fresh squeezed grapefruit juice, a variety of fresh fruit, and a small portion of a french toast and cinnamon apple dish (suga... Read more
Feb. 1st A New Start
Monday, January 31, 2011      3 comments

I really need to focus on a new start. My heart isn't really in it right now. I hope sometime between now and when I wake up tomorrow morning I have some kind of epiphany! Tomorrow is teacher appreciation breakfast and I can't miss it but... Read more
February: A New Beginning
Sunday, January 30, 2011      6 comments

Someone wrote a blog the other day entitled "What Went on in January Stays in January" I thought that was clever once I recovered from the initial shock that tomorrow is the last day of January. Where do the days go? Yes, starting in Febr... Read more
A Close Call at a Snack Bar and a Rant About Walmart
Friday, January 28, 2011      6 comments

After reading The End of Overeating by Dr. David A. Kessler I gave up cinnamon sugar pretzels from the snack bar at Sam's Club. I hadn't really been eating them much but I knew they were a problem for me. I knew I had no control over them the ... Read more
Eating Healthy, Craving Junk, Needing More Exercise, Can't Wait For Friday Afternoon
Thursday, January 27, 2011      4 comments

I made a salad today with the romaine and the grape tomatoes I got free yesterday. I had half of a grapefruit with my breakfast. I had ordered a box from the farmer's market so I also included baby carrots and green bell pepper from that in my... Read more
I Soaked My Beans! At Last!
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      4 comments

I got those darn beans soaking as we speak. Now I will have to divy them up into 2 cup portions for freezing. I'll leave enough out for making a recipe with beans. I have had a headache for 2 days. I only exercised 10 min. last night. ... Read more
I Can't Always Explain Why I Do the Things I Do
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      4 comments

I am on Day 22 of my New Exercise Streak. I did great last night. 45 min. total of Jackie Warner. I did 15 min. of each of the following Total Body Circuit, Upper Body Circuit, and Lower Body Circuit. I did 15 min. of Leslie Sanson... Read more
Today's Health News Article about Food Labeling
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      0 comments

Food Industry Unveils Nutrition Labeling Plan The U.S. food industry's new voluntary program to prominently display important nutrition information on food labels is widely seen as an attempt to influence the Food and Drug Administration's ... Read more

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