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How is the weight loss going?  I hope the weight IS going!   Many of you will be happily saying, “This is easy. I can do this from now on.” However, there is also no doubt some will be saying, […]

I know, I know.  Nobody wants to talk about calories.  We’ve come to think of them like ants — annoying little things that won’t stay out of our lives. We would like to put out a “calorie hotel” and rid […]

Do calories count? I wish I could tell you that they don’t — and that you should just forget all about the pesky things.  Unfortunately, it isn’t so.   Any type of diet or eating plan can be sabotaged by […]

You know now that your brain sends messages to your internal organs, and those messages vary depending on what  you eat.  Today’s post is about the foods that will help you give your body the right message.  This is a […]

Think of your body as an airplane. You are the pilot of your personal “craft.”  The part of you that lives in your brain and makes the decisions, has the memories and feelings, is your conscious pilot.  You pilot your body […]

Not to call you a fat-head or anything, but actually about 60% of your brain is made up of fat.   If you want it to work well, you have to keep it supplied with fat. Yes, you read that […]

Does it matter what you feed your brain?  Yes! Studies show that sugar will slow your brain down and hinder its functions.  In other words, sugar can make you stupid.  Scary, huh? So, if you eat a low glycemic diet […]

We already know that vitamins A, C, and E are good for your eyes.  Getting them in your diet will help prevent cataracts, among other eye ills.  The nutrients lutein and zeaxanthin also are helpful.  So are the B vitamins. […]

Cataracts, that film that grows over the lens of the eye, gradually steals away vision.  Age is the biggest predictor of developing them.  One statistic I found, but was unable to substantiate, said that 75% of people over 60 will […]

Glaucoma — that curse of age — can steal your sight, one of your most precious senses.  The good news it that there are nutrients that can help you avoid that dreaded disease. I found the basic three eye vitamins […]

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