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Food Recall Alert
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      1 comments

Food mistakes like this sure do happen a lot. One of the latest in food recalls is Alexia Foods, Inc., which has issued a recall because of a food allergen, pine nuts, not declared on the package of its olive oil, sun dried tomatoes, and Pesto O... Read more
November is American Diabetes Month
Monday, November 02, 2009      1 comments

November is American Diabetes Month® and this time every year, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) wants to use this time to help bring awareness to this debilitating disease. Diabetes is a serious medical condition, and if not treated, it ... Read more
Keeping Halloween Safe For Your Kids
Tuesday, October 27, 2009      1 comments

It’s that time of year again. Halloween is meant to be fun for kids. Exercising a few measures up front can help ensure it is fun, healthy, and safe for kids of all ages. Th... Read more
Eat More Tomatoes
Wednesday, October 21, 2009      6 comments

Tomatoes are a very diverse food. I hesitate labeling them as a fruit or vegetable here, as the debate on which category they fit into has been going on for decades. But wh... Read more
Struggling Weekends
Friday, October 02, 2009      5 comments

The weekend is one of the most difficult times for many. A lot of people struggle during the weekend. That’s the time when lots of people complain about how hard it is to stay on the wagon. So, here are three tips that may help: First,... Read more
An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away!!!
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      10 comments

Have you ever noticed how many different types of apples there are? I was in a Whole Foods Market the other day and counted 10 different kinds of apples on display. One ... Read more
National Cholesterol Education Month
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      3 comments

We're halfway through National Cholesterol Education Month, a time to bring attention to one of the biggest indicators of heart disease. It kills more than half a million people every year. I thought I’d highlight this topic pointing some import... Read more
The Benefit of Sharing Your Goals
Friday, September 11, 2009      5 comments

Sometimes, our friends and relatives can be an important part of our weight loss journey. That’s one of the premises of Sparkpeople.com – people supporting each other (“sparking” each other) to achieve their goals. That’s why you should let ev... Read more
Getting Your Flu Shot?
Friday, August 28, 2009      14 comments

With the Swine Flu going around – or the H1N1 virus as it is referred to by some – as well as the many other strains of the flu that are circulating, people are lining up for their flu shots. This year more than ever, advocates are recommending... Read more
Easy Exercise at Work
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      10 comments

I was thinking last night about how hard it can be to do more physical activity when you work in an office environment. That can make it hard to get any exercise. If you’re like me and sit behind a desk all day, the only exercise you may get is... Read more
Sparkpeople.com Cardio Blast
Tuesday, August 18, 2009      6 comments

In my quest to distance myself from my high-priced gym and do more workouts at home, I purchased the Cardio Blast DVD with Coach Nicole, and I took some time to work through ... Read more
Baked Eggplant Salsa Recipe
Friday, August 14, 2009      4 comments

I spend a lot of time experimenting in the kitchen. Just between you and me, I am working on a cookbook (I’m a little more than 50% complete), and in it I plan to include lots of tips and strategies along with recipes. Here is one of my recipe... Read more
Healthy Nutrition Symbols in Stores
Tuesday, August 11, 2009      8 comments

Have you noticed them? Not all stores have them. One chain near me has them, another one does not. If you haven’t noticed, I am talking about symbols on aisles, shelves, or on products (or groups of products) that let customers know what the ... Read more
Work Out On A Budget
Tuesday, August 04, 2009      5 comments

Increased physical activity is one of the best routines to add to your weight loss efforts. I try hard to avoid use of the word “exercise” because it just sounds too much like work. Becoming more mobile is an important part of the plan to lo... Read more
Just Be Yourself
Monday, August 03, 2009      4 comments

I participated in an aerobics class at my gym the other day. It was a good class and I really enjoyed it. Just before the class started, two ladies greeted each other who were friends that hadn’t seen one another in a long time. In a short ti... Read more

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