SparkPeople's First E-Book: The No-Stress, No-Guilt Approach to Meatless Meals
Monday, February 27, 2012 10 comments
In 2010, I adopted an all-plant diet accidentally, unintentionally and without fanfare--all the while claiming that I could never be a vegan. My excuses varied depending on t... Read more
Bodybuilders Everywhere are Celebrating!
Thursday, July 31, 2008 1 comments
Whey protein shows promise in treating prostate cancer. Let's toast, with a whey-protein smoothie. Mmm. In all seriousness, this blurb from Men's Health is rather interesting. "Not since lycopene landed in our lives has there been a m... Read more
Cookie, Cookie, Cookie Starts with
Friday, July 25, 2008 0 comments
Stephen Colbert confronted Cookie Monster on "The Colbert Report" last month--he hilariously accuses Cookie Monster of being unpatriotic for not incessantly binging on cookies. "I will not eat fruit unless it's in Loop or Pebbles form," sa... Read more
My First Bike Trip!
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 3 comments
My friend Bri is an inspiration to me. She ran her first marathon two years ago with Team in Training, which benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. She's since run three half-marathons and other road races, and last week she did her first d... Read more
Want to Live Longer? Me, Too!
Monday, June 23, 2008 140 comments
Ever wonder why some people live longer? So did researcher Dan Buettner, whose recent book is "The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest." With help from National Geographic and the National Institu... Read more
Big Brother is watching your waistline
Monday, June 16, 2008 2 comments
Last year, I read the book "Japanese Women Don't Get Old or Fat," which touted how healthy the Japanese diet and lifestyle is. Compared with 34 percent of American women, just 3 percent of Japanese women had a body mass index of 30 or higher in ... Read more
Trying to Eat Less Meat? Here's Help
Wednesday, June 11, 2008 29 comments
Long ago, meat lost its starring role in my diet. Like many aspects of my life, my diet was profoundly influenced by the year I spent teaching English in South Korea. There, meat could be found in almost every dish, but it wasn't a dominat... Read more
It's never too late!
Friday, May 30, 2008 76 comments
Riding a bike is a rite of passage. When you're still a little tyke, Mom and Dad surprise you with a shiny new two-wheeler for your birthday, plus a helmet (and maybe knee/elbow pads if you're as clumsy as I am). You're so excited! It's ju... Read more
The Snozzberries Taste Just Like Snozzberries...
Thursday, May 29, 2008 1 comments
Imagine if you could make all the foods you dislike suddenly taste like something you actually like to eat. Or that you could get vegetables to be as appealing as chocolate cake. (Actually, depending on the vegetable, I might choose veggies over... Read more
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