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One of the best ways, in my opinion, to improve your health and well-being is to learn how to cook. In fact, that’s why I wrote a book about it. After all, how can you possibly count calories or grams of fat if someone else is always making meals for you? Buying and preparing your...
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Do holidays make you tense, anxious or even depressed? Do short days, gray weather and an obsession over gift-giving accentuate your already-over-the-top grumpiness? Start undressing your stress this Thanksgiving by trying a few of these simple steps. Then rinse and repeat a few more times during the upcoming weeks. Get up and run. Or do...
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This week, I was a guest on two radio shows and thought I’d provide the links. I appreciate the opportunity to share my thoughts on nutrition, fitness and health with both hosts. Thanks for having me! The first interview was with Johnny Tan, author of From My Mama’s Kitchen. He, like myself, believes that the...
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It’s no secret I’m a sports buff. Hence, I can’t miss the opportunity to join in the excitement of March Madness. The question is: Is the madness good or bad for your health? I’ll let you decide. Top 10 Reasons Why March Madness is Good for Your Health 1. It reduces stress in other aspects...
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Today marks the start of National Nutrition Month! What better time to start eating well so you feel good? Here are a few ideas to kick-start healthy habits and “get your plate in shape!” Eat to feel good. Not to be skinny. An hourglass figure or abs of steel is not the pinnacle of health...
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Though the parking lot at the gym is not bulging at the seams as it was in early January, your waistline appears to be compensating. Your kitchen is not getting the workout you’d hoped it would. And worse yet, the scales are tipping in the wrong direction as stir up more excuses to skip exercise...
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Is it time for you to renew your resolutions? In celebration of of the official launch of my second book, EAT IN NOT OUT: The Learn How to Cook Book Without the Recipes, I am hosting several contests! First of all, I’ll be giving away five FREE autographed copies of EAT IN NOT OUT, to help...
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Today I’m happy to interview Tom Darling, Olympic rower, America’s Cup crew member and friend. After I sent out my last newsletter, he happily reported the healthy meal he was eating for lunch. And since he proudly spoke of his healthy habits, I asked him more! Tom recently went on the Ideal Protein diet and...
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What foods do you crave? My biggest weakness is Kettle Chips Salt ‘N Vinegar potato chips. And select desserts like gooey chocolate chip cookies, chocolate sheet cake, lemon icebox pie and all-time favorite, bread pudding with some sort of rich, creamy sauce on top. Psychology Today tells us that Americas most often crave pizza, ice-cream...
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We had a friendly reminder prior to the holiday last week – it’s good to start some family traditions on Thanksgiving Day. We took the advice to heart. We played football with others in the neighborhood in the morning, hiked with the dogs in the afternoon and took a moment before dinner to share the...
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