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It’s not just how much we eat, it’s WHAT we eat that affects our weight.  Those who eat more vegetables, fruits and whole grains gain less weight, and maintain weight loss better than those who eat a lot of carbohydrates, […]

I had lunch with a born-and-raised Southerner, who loves to cook and eat – just like I do.  She told me she’d lost 15 pounds a year ago, and was keeping it off. She knew I’d written, “The Joy of […]

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 […]

Here’s a unique, green, “springy” slaw that’s really great for us, and tasty, too. Dr. Norris Chumley’s Spring Slaw 1 head of cabbage, red or green 2 spring onions 3 small or medium apples (green, red, your favorite – tart […]

I’ve written about gastric bypass surgery before.  I’m against it — it’s dangerous!  You hear a lot about the wonders of drastic, dramatic weight loss from it, and see ads for it all over, but what you don’t hear are […]

We were treated to the news the other day that Lindsay Lohan, the 24 year-old actress who has been in and out of rehab treatment, is out again from the Betty Ford Clinic, according to Radar and TMZ.  We also […]

Today, I’m delighted to have a guest blogger, Maggie Davis, MS, RD, LDN, FADA, CDE the Author of a new book from Paraclete Press, “Good Food for Life: Planning, Preparing and Sharing.” Thank you, Maggie, for your good work, and […]

There’s been a fad for the last three years or so for Acai  (pronounced ahh-sigh-eee), a berry from South America – mostly Brazil – with many weight loss products declaring that Acai can help you eat less, burn fat fast, […]

I had lunch at a really sweet cafe yesterday. The food was great, service fast and friendly. The place was pretty crowded, though, as others must have agreed that it was great. So we had to sit fairly close to […]

My wonderful wife, Catherine Stine, author and book blogger herself, loves to watch TV shows where women talk. A big fan of “The View” for years, she’s now also into “The Talk.” Frankly, I’m not so talkative or into hearing […]