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Some people do well in gyms and health clubs, but most of my clients and readers do not.  Most people I know who have zealously joined gyms have gone for a few days and then stopped, wasting tons of money, …Read More

A new nutrition campaign has arrived from the USDA with new food guidelines, including a replacement for the old USDA Food Guide Pyramid: an official new set of U.S. Dietary Guidelines.  It was unveiled on June 2nd – a colorful …Read More

I remember as a child visiting the “old folks,” my Great Aunt and Great Uncle, my Grandmother, even my parents, who I thought acted very old.  I remember that they didn’t move very much.  I’d be up and about, dancing …Read More

I love it, our American first lady Michelle Obama is really working hard to stop the outrageous insult to our nation and world health, by negotiating with stores and now restaurants to offer better, healthier food.  We have an increasing …Read More

I can’t believe it!  That amazing thin exercise guy, Jack LaLanne, who I used to watch on TV when I was home sick in bed (and not exercising) is gone. Jack Lalanne died at the age of 96 of respiratory …Read More

I wrote last weekend that I’m cutting out carbs, and losing those nagging 20 pounds.  So far so good. Take a look here, and at the comments.  1.5 pounds gone so far.  Safely, slowly.  Easy does it kind of approach. …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

Recently, I’ve been so busy that I just have not been able to get to the gym, or my dance class regularly.  I know that to maintain my weight, and to feel good, I need to move.  So I’m walking. …Read More

Yesterday, I wrote a sentence about my desire to go outside to play.  That’s exactly what I did – I went outside and played.  I went for a long walk with my wife and sister. It wasn’t exercise – although …Read More