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I’ve recently begun a consulting engagement which requires business travel. As such, I’m reminded of the challenges in exercising and eating well when the comforts of home are miles away. Though it’s nearly impossible to replicate healthy, home-cooked meals, there are ways to curtail the amount of junk food one consumes on the road! Likewise,...
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Not too long ago, I wrote an article about what veggies my seven-year-old likes to eat, in part, because I have had a lot of luck moving beyond the standard children’s diet of chicken nuggets, mac ‘n cheese and pizza. Though I respect all those children’s cookbooks with numerous recipes to hide veggies or cover them...
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In preparation for the new year, I recommend making a top ten list (or twenty if there’s more). That’s right… Make a list of things that make you feel good. Things that make you feel good, happy. And I’ll start. Music. Not sure where it falls on my list, but music has always been an important...
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Those who know me well (or are aware I have a child who calls himself the “Nutrients Man”) also know that I am a pretty healthy eater. Most people guess that I’m a vegetarian, but I’m not. In fact, I have four basic principles that guide my own eating habits and those whose I closely...
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Today, ABC reported that  junk food is about half a kids’ caloric intake: “Researchers from the National Cancer Institute found that nearly 40 percent of calories consumed by children ages 2 to 18 were empty calories, the unhealthiest kind of calories.” Half of these calories came from the following six foods: Soda Sugary fruit drinks Grain desserts, such...
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Take the coupon challenge and save money on your grocery bill My super on-the-ball friend Julie has inspired me. When she visited Boise a few weeks ago, she told me that she was taking the coupon challenge (despite her husband’s skepticism) as a means of saving money on her monthly grocery bills. Her inspiration was...
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One of the key ingredients to my life’s “secret sauce” is having fun – by travelling, working on home renovations, playing with Luke, reading books and watching Carolina basketball (when they win). Maintaining a healthy lifestyle requires does require some discipline, but it’s not all work. Since weekends are a great time to kick back and relax, I’m...
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