Posted in Nutrition
10/7 2009

Nutrition Label Confusion

What foods are healthy? Depending on who you ask, you’ll likely get a different answer. No wonder our population is becoming increasingly obese and confused over food labels! In a New York Times article last week, entitled “For Your Health, Froot Loops,” William Nueman discussed a new food labeling system called Smart Choices. Apparently, cereals like Froot Read More

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Posted in Nutrition
10/7 2009

The Beauty of Leeks

I have just started reading French Women Don’t Get Fat as a means of doing a little research for my own books. Whenever you submit a book for publication, you survey the competitive landscape to see what other books align with your own idea (The same step we always take in my branding workshops, too). After Read More

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Posted in Running & Fitness
10/7 2009

Triathlon Trails and Tales

I spoke to my friend Bill this morning and had to break the news that he didn’t get called out by name in my book. (It was hard to pick and choose the stories I shared, as I didn’t want to bore readers to death.) After a sincere apology, I promised to include him in Read More

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Posted in Nutrition
10/7 2009

Marching to the Wrong Beat: Being Skinny

Last week, in a Wall Street Journal article entitled “Girls and Dieting, Then and Now,” Jeffrey Zazlow discusses the pressures on fourth grade girls to be thin. Though his dialogue actually began in 1986 after studies in Chicago and LA were carried out, weight-focused pressures on young girls are even stronger today than in the earlier decade. Read More

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