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Thursday, July 21, 2011      2 comments

Oh my goodness: when I left home today, it was about 5:50 am, and it was already 80 degrees. The weather report called it a sweltering heat, and that's precisely what it i... Read more
Cauli Salad
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      6 comments

I’ve developed a new love for cauliflower. I’ve been experimenting with different ways of preparing it, and this one that I call Cauli Salad is so good that I had to sha... Read more
Monday, July 18, 2011      5 comments

If you like to eat turnips (I’m talking about the root vegetable and not turnip greens), then here is a different way to prepare them. Try making a salad with them. Clean... Read more
It's World Health Day!
Thursday, April 07, 2011      2 comments

Today is World Health Day. Sponsored by the World Health Organization www.who.int/world-health
2011-brochure.pdf , World Health Day is an initiative to get the world to think more about making sma... Read more
Secrets to Losing Weight
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      5 comments

I hadn’t posted anything in quite a while. I decided to do so today. With nice weather approaching, people are interested in working on getting their bodies right and many people have asked me the secrets to losing weight. So, I decided to po... Read more
Today Is World Vegan Day!
Monday, November 01, 2010      3 comments

So, if you didn’t hear, today is World Vegan Day. It’s celebrated November 1st every year. It’s a day, like other special days, dedicated to the cooking, lifestyle, and health of vegan eaters. Although I’m not what you would call a 100% vegan... Read more
Sparkpeople.com Resistance Bands Review
Friday, October 22, 2010      4 comments

Several weeks ago I purchased some Sparkpeople.com Resistand Bands. I highly recommend. Most equipment tends to collect dust. But I really like these bands because they ... Read more
My Shake Weight Review!
Friday, October 22, 2010      7 comments

I got my Shake Weight today. This device, the Shake Weight for Men, is a 5-pound dumbbell (the version for women is a 2.5-pound dumbbell) with springs at the base of each... Read more
Food Recall
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      5 comments

Morningland Dairy and Ozark Hills Farm Cheese, sold at Whole Foods Markets, is being recalled related to a possible “Listeria and Staphylococcus aureus” contamination. Th... Read more
Don't Be A Slacker!!!
Thursday, September 02, 2010      8 comments

Don’t Be A Slacker! In case you haven’t noticed, the days are getting shorter. You know what that means: fall is approaching and most people tend to 'fall' off the wagon beginning in fall and throughout winter. It’s pretty common, and man... Read more
PTSD In War Dogs
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      4 comments

This blog posting is different than the ones I normally post. But when I learned of this, I thought it was such an interesting topic that I couldn’t resist posting it. D... Read more
Water Zumba
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      11 comments

Zumba is a popular exercise activity these days. But have you heard of or ever tried Water Zumba, also called Aqua Zumba? I did recently and I like it a lot. Performing the moves in water is easier on the joints, but it is more of a workout o... Read more
USDA New Food Guidelines
Friday, June 18, 2010      5 comments

The USDA issued new dietary food guidelines. I just finished reading it and really, there aren’t many surprises. A strong finding is in the need for us to increase our in... Read more
Binge Drinking Can Kill!
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      9 comments

On Memorial Day, Andrew Koppel, the son of TV news anchor Ted Koppel, died from alcohol poisoning as a result of a bout of binge drinking with friends the night before. He was 40 years old. I worked on a county Alcohol and Drug Abuse Advis... Read more
Bean/Veggie/Brown Rice Burritos
Monday, May 03, 2010      9 comments

Here is a nice burrito recipe I came up with. Although it's meant for vegans, everyone will enjoy it: INGREDIENTS 1 (15 oz.) can of black beans (try to find a low sodium brand, such as Amy’s) 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes 1 cup cooke... Read more

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