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Last week, I offered my mantra for eating well: eat to feel good (not to be skinny). My personal bias is that an obsession over calories and grams of fat and carbs can lead to overeating and excess weight. How many of you have tried a weight loss diet? Over the years, there have been a...
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Today is #10 of my 13 healthy living tips for 2013. Sleep is one of the foundations of good health, yet is so often denied. In fact, according to the CDC, 41 million working Americans are not getting the recommended amount of sleep. The number one cause of sleeplessness is stress. The many benefits of...
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Lately, it seems, I’m hearing a lot about protein. My husband is increasing his protein intake as a means of building muscle mass. I, myself, have increased the amount of protein I eat over the past several years. My incentive is to gain more endurance for distance running and marathons, and my heavy carbohydrate diet...
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The freshman 15 is a myth, so recent research shows. According to this article in the  New York Times, freshmen actually gain an average of 2.5 to 3.5 pounds, and the weight gain has little to do with college attendance. I’m not so sure that was the case when I was in college years ago, though...
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