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Recipe Day — Good and Purple

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I admit it.  I usually encountered cabbage only in coleslaw which was  never a favorite of mine.  After reading about the amazing health benefits of this much maligned veggie, I decided to change that. I experimented last night and came […]

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Surprising Anti-Aging Vegetable

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It’s been known as a weight loss food for a while, but now we are seeing that our healthy food of the week actually slows aging and helps stave off several of the diseases that hold terror for us as […]

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Stop Pushing Your Obesity Button!

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Is your weight determined by your genes?  Somewhat — but a new study shows that what you drink can affect how those genes work. We all have a certain amount of genes that predispose us to gain weight. Some have […]

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Stop Being So Mean!

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“And just exactly what happened to those good intentions?” I asked sternly.  “You were doing well on your plan and even encouraging others along the way. What happened to you?” “W-e-e-l-l,” my uncomfortable counselee whined.  “It’s been really hectic at […]

Right Choices — Automatically

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Wouldn’t you like to automatically resist temptation and make healthy choices without even bothering to think about it?  You can. That’s our topic today. Recognizing the cues that start us on the cycle of bad habits is part of the […]

Cookies? No thanks. I’d Rather Have Life.

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I glanced down the cookie aisle at the grocery store — and felt a sense of loss.  Remember the days when I could pick out cookies — any kind of cookies — and treat myself?  I love reading and snacking […]

Breaking Free from Grief and Anger

posted by sbrown

Have you ever found yourself caught in a negative thought pattern loop?  Something happens and you are suddenly thinking painful or angry thoughts.  You may have been hurt by someone you trusted, had something tragic happen that haunts you, or […]

Two-Ingredient Healthy Chocolate Dip/Frosting

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Need more protein in your diet?  Greek yogurt packs a powerful punch of muscle-building protein in each serving.  Usually I have to search for recipes that look easy and edible to feature our good-for-you food of the week.  Not a […]

Healthy Food of the Week — Greek Yogurt

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You probably thought that every healthy food we highlight must be are either a fruit, a nut, or a vegetable. Well, it’s true that a healthy diet will have plenty of these all natural, nutrient-dense foods.  Today’s healthy food comes […]

Breaking the Failure Cycle #5 – Change the Routine, Keep the Reward

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One way to break the failure cycle is to identify the reward you get from your bad habits.     Then you can change your routine so you get the reward without going through the harmful behaviors. For instance, say […]

Breaking the Failure Cycle #4 — Find the Reward

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Habits. They can make or break you when you are trying to establish new, healthier routines in your life.  We’ve seen that there is a definite habit pattern.  First is the cue, which leads to the routine, which leads to […]

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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 this healthy type of flour, and it takes a much smaller

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 gathered there. “We believe you can do it!” they shout

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.’” * No wonder 2/3 of American adults are overweight and hal

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.  Look over the Green-for-Go low glycemic lists. Click h

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 started five years ago I would look terrific now.”

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

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