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November 2008 Archives

I’ve always said that you don’t have to work out at the gym all day in order to control your weight. All you need is a minimum of 30 minutes a day filled with consistent, moderate movement or activity. And […]

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Another reader’s inquiry.What do you do if small portions don’t fill you up? I recommend eating six small meals throughout the day: one serving (USDA Food Guide Pyramid size) of grains, protein (meat or dairy), and a fruit or vegetable. […]

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Should I follow a “low-carb” diet, or should I do “low-fat?” Ultimately, the decision is up to you and your doctor, and between you and God–in partnership. I personally believe in eating a little of everything in moderation: a lot […]

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Another question from a reader. What do I do if I pass by a bakery and I am triggered to compulsively overeat? I am so glad you asked this, as the other day I was driving past one of those […]

Here’s my “after Thanksgiving” list of how to get through the day and the weekend, and keep that warm glowing love and appreciation of relatives and friends. 1.    Hold your temper.  Don’t let anybody bother you or upset your equilibrium.2.   […]

For those of us Americans, we have much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving holiday.  For those readers in other countries, please join us in celebrating all that God has given us.  Here is a prayer for your consideration, today. […]

Quite simply, Thanksgiving Day is a time of appreciation for a bountiful harvest. First celebrated at the Plymouth Plantation in 1621 (debatable) by the Pilgrims and the Native American Wampanoag tribe in North America, it was a meal shared by […]

Let’s talk turkey! I cannot begin to count the Thanksgiving meals I’ve eaten or cooked that were about turkey that was either all dried-out white meat, or overly fatty thighs or legs.  May be that’s why we only roasted turkey […]

This week, I will be writing about several aspects of the celebration of Thanksgiving. From recipes, to prayers, family and relative survival tips, and things to do: this week is all about counting our blessings together, and celebrating the abundance […]

Here’s a question from a regular reader: How do I get in the habit of writing down everything I eat? I have tried, but I end up tossing the notebook down after 2-3 days. It seems like such a chore […]