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Happy Saturday!
Saturday, March 25, 2017      3 comments

Keep up the good work!... Read more
Less exercise during illness lead to weight gain
Thursday, March 23, 2017      3 comments

Starting over with walking challenge.... Read more
Anti-Inflammatory food list from futurelearn.com FOOD AS MEDICINE MONASH UNIVERSITY course
Monday, November 07, 2016      2 comments

© Monash University 2016 FutureLearn 1 Examples of foods with antiinflammatory properties APPLES -rich in quercetin (flavonol) and other polyphenolic antioxidants. These are particularly rich in the apple peel. Some compounds have been... Read more
Obesogenic Environment
Monday, November 07, 2016      2 comments

My home is a safe place food-wise. Stores with free samples and attractive displays of unhealthy junk food, places with vending machines, food courts in shopping centers, food trucks in the city, all add to an obesogenic environment, which may t... Read more
Joined a swimming class
Monday, November 07, 2016      5 comments

Swimming class has many benefits: 1. exercise 2. social 3. sauna after 4. new skill = feeling of achievement... Read more
Feeling lonely, so need more hobbies
Thursday, December 10, 2015      6 comments

My hobbies are not fulfilling anymore. I will try to ramp it up with music and dance,... Read more
Good information of how to preserve muscle and the benefits of healthy living
Thursday, November 05, 2015      1 comments

This site has so much good information, I want to keep track of these two winning articles. www.sparkpeople.com/blog
mize_muscle_loss_while_losing_weight ... Read more
Doc didn't request right blood tests
Friday, October 30, 2015      5 comments

Went to doctors for annual check up. Mentioned my concern about developing diabetes. Got my blood work back. There was no test for blood sugar. So, how can I know if anything is wrong?... Read more
Weight bias
Thursday, October 22, 2015      3 comments

This video was the science project of a girl who is teased for being obese. https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=92rWQ-OIb1Y More info here? https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=BxzejNE0RT8 ... Read more
Long term goals
Thursday, October 22, 2015      1 comments

Long term goals: Waist to height ratio 0.5, 25 g fiber/day mix of soluable and nonsoluable, fish 2x per week, flaxseed 5 tbsp/day, plenty fruits and vegetables, exercise 6 days per week, get plenty of sunshine, drink tea, ge... Read more
Sometimes obesity is not due to behaviors
Wednesday, October 21, 2015      7 comments

Obesity is a complex condition with multiple contributors, including genetics, biology, sociocultural influences, the environment, and individual behaviour. Sometimes a woman can exercise, eat right and still be overweight due to environmen... Read more
CVD and Obesity
Friday, October 09, 2015      3 comments

Obesity is a gateway disease to CVD and diabetes. reducing BMI and waist circumference can mitigate the damage, but as the onset of these diseases occurs over decades, some damage will be carried forward by poor diet and exercise, even among our... Read more
Fiber protects
Wednesday, September 23, 2015      6 comments

A diet rich in soluble fibre has been reported to reduce the incidence of bowel cancer, gallstones, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), heart disease and diabetes. I''m taking the Sparkpeople Fit and fiber challenge. Loving it!... Read more
Worked on my online courses all day
Tuesday, September 22, 2015      2 comments

I love to learn especially about health related topics. There are free online courses at Futurelearn.com and I find that studying keeps me from overeating. They are so interesting! I also love the sparkpeople challenges. Very help... Read more
Bullied by swim instructor
Monday, September 21, 2015      4 comments

Today I was bullied by one of the swim instructors. I am so sad.... Read more

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