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The Fat You SHOULD Eat

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Good-for-you fat?  Yes!  Unsaturated fats aren’t the diet “bad guys” but are important for your health.  Today we’re looking at Omega 3s.  This type of fat reduces your risk of heart disease and stroke.  It also helps reduce symptoms of […]

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Good-For-You Fats

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Are all fats evil?  Not all!  Some are even essential for your health.  We talked about how saturated fats have a high melting point and tend to clump together, which is a cause for concern when it happens in your […]

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Fats – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly — Dancing with Herman

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So, do you really want to dance with Herman Munster?  Probably not. We talked in yesterday’s blog about fats — and the way saturated fats are stable and don’t move or interact easily.  Making our bodies use saturated fats is […]

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Fats –Dancing with Fred, Herman, and Dracula

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Fats — the good, the bad, and the ugly. There are some fats that are good for you. Some are even essential, which means that you can’t live without them and they have to come from your diet since your […]

The Hidden Truth About Fat

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Fat is the evil monster that makes you unhealthy and packs on the pounds — or so modern thought would have you believe. For the last 20 plus years, dietary fat has been cast in the role of a villain, […]

What’s Going On on the Inside?

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“I may look like I’m not doing anything, but at a cellular level, I am really quite busy.”  Anonymous I saw this on a poster intended to be funny, but it’s actually true!  While you are going about your business, […]

Get Up and Go

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Sometimes I sits and thinks, and sometimes I just sits.  Anonymous  It’s called inertia.  Things that are at rest don’t want to start moving.  It affects all of us, and as we get older, it exerts a stronger and stronger […]

Do Meal Replacement Drinks Work?

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You see lots of advertisements about products that help you lose weight.  What really works and what is just plain hype?  We’ll be taking a look at some of the most popular weight loss aids and see which ones can […]

Three Things You Need for Vibrant Health

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Exercise is your king, and nutrition is your queen. Together they create your fitness kingdom.  Jack LaLane Jack LaLane hit the airwaves as a fitness guru in those early days of television. I remember him jumping and stretching on our […]

So What Can I Eat on a Low Glycemic Meal Plan?

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So, what does a low glycemic meal look like?  What are you supposed to eat?  Here are some suggestions.  What’s for breakfast? *You can have eggs  — scrambled, poached, or in an omelet. Limit fried eggs as they add calories. […]

The True Answer to Emotional Eating

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Do you ever eat, simply because you feel unloved or unfulfilled?  It’s not unusual for people to try to fill themselves up with food when they are emotionally empty.  But it never works.  When the food is gone and the […]

Keep On Walking!

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If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.  Anonymous The first step is knowing what to do.  Then get started.  After that it is simple. Just keep walking! The trouble is, […]

Will a “SMART” Mouth Make You Lose Weight?

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Mom always told you to slow down, take smaller bites, and chew your food.  Now there is a “smart” device to make you do just that. It started with a woman who has a physical condition that causes growths on […]

A Bible Verse for Emotional Eaters

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Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress. Have mercy upon me and hear my prayer.  Ps. 4:1 Do you feel distressed, depressed, and like giving up?  There’s a […]

Four Great Things That Happen Right Away When You Diet

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We want to see results right now!  That’s the way we live in today’s world.  Information is at our fingertips, meals are available in minutes at the drive-thru and we can microwave anything to be ready in a jiff.  Long […]

Your Resolution-Keeping Personality Type

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What makes it easier for YOU to keep your resolutions?  A lot depends on your personality type.  If you are a leader personality, you will do best by organizing a group and leading it.  If you are a sparkler, joining […]

Resolutions Baby-Steppers Can Keep

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Some folks — we call them Blitzers — love New Year’s resolutions, because they are always up for a challenge.  And the bigger the goal the better!But you may not be a Blitzer.  If you don’t like change and if […]

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Recipe Day -- Good-For-You Chocolate Cake
I looked at the recipe in disbelief.  NINE eggs? Surely that was a misprint.  Only 3/4 cup flour in a cake?  Not likely.  As I studied about coconut flour, though, I saw that, yes, it does take that many eggs to make a successful cake with ...

posted 3:06:20am Mar. 29, 2013 | read full post »

Climbing Into Jesus' Wheelbarrow
Once there was a famous tight-rope walker.  He stood before a huge crowd by Niagara Falls, preparing to do his most daring feat. “How many of you believe that I can walk across Niagara Falls on this tightrope?” he asked the people ...

posted 3:23:14am Mar. 28, 2013 | read full post »

How Do You Know When to Stop Eating?
“We asked 150 Parisians how they knew they were through with dinner,” food psychologist Brian Wansink, PhD, said.  “They said, ‘When we’re full.’  When we asked 150 Chicagoans that they said, ‘When the plate is empty.’” ...

posted 3:54:25am Mar. 27, 2013 | read full post »

Making Plans to Succeed
H.A.L.T. -- Don’t get too hungry, too angry, too lonely, or too tired.  But how do you do that?  How do you avoid getting in a dangerously tempting position? It takes planning.  Start planning before you even head to the grocery store.  ...

posted 3:41:47am Mar. 26, 2013 | read full post »

No More "If Onlys"
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.- Carl Bard If only -- If only.  How the “if onlies” plague us! “If I had only kept up that healthy eating and exercise plan I ...

posted 2:36:33am Mar. 25, 2013 | read full post »

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