CONFESSIONS OF A (FORMER) FAT GIRL Race reports, doctor appointments, goals and more
So, hey. How ya doing? I guess it's been a little while, huh? If you were to check my blog each year at around this time of year, you would probably find the same thing - few and far between posts.
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THE NEW FORTY A diet for virgins?
I am a big fan of Prevention magazine. It is like the health version of Reader's Digest. I like bite-sized reading as it fits well with my multitasking life and my typical attention span. I can skim t... Posted on 8/6/13 at 9:15 PM
THE DULLUM FILE ... For Dummies
This evening on WDAZ News @5, we'll talk with Wendy Jo Peterson, author of The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook for Dummies.... Posted on 6/3/13 at 9:33 AM
STAFF BLOG EVERYDAY GOURMET Spicy Dill Yogurt Dip
Looking for a dip with a little bit of zip? How about one that you can load up on instead of measuring by the tablespoon? Here is a great recipe for Spicy Dill Yogurt Dip. This also make a great salad... Posted on 5/29/13 at 6:37 PM
Until now, the only way to find out what people in the United States eat and how many calories they consume has been government data, which can lag behind the rapidly expanding and changing food marketplace. Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are trying to change that by creating a gargantuan map of what foods Americans are buying and eating.
The menus offered to children by most U.S. restaurant chains have too many calories, too much salt or fat, and often not a hint of vegetables or fruit, according to a study by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
A few years ago, Janelle Stahl started hosting “Biggest Loser”-style weight-loss competitions with other women from the area. Each week, participants bring $10 to Janelle’s home for a weigh-in – $8 goes to the weekly winner, $2 goes to the overall winner, and $2 is added to the pot for each pound gained.
The person with the highest percentage of weight loss that week gets the pot.
Willpower apparently can be bought. The chance to win or lose $20 a month enticed dieters in a yearlong study to drop an average of 9 pounds — four times more weight than others who were not offered dough to pass up the doughnuts.
After analyzing the eating habits of about 2,000 French adults, and the greenhouse gas emissions generated by producing the plants, fish, meat, fowl and other ingredients, researchers concluded in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that such a diet might not be the greenest in environmental impact.
Previous research has also suggested that non-meat eaters have fewer heart problems, said researchers publishing in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, but it wasn’t clear if other lifestyle differences, such as exercise and smoking habits, might also play into that.
There is a debate raging about the role of sugar in today’s diet and its relationship to disease. There are those who say sugar ruins the nation’s health and it’s a primary dietary evil that leads to obesity and other diseases.
As farmers and cattle ranchers, Val and Mark Wagner never expected to know the intricacies of a vegan diet. “It’s a little hard to stomach when you’re a livestock producer and you’re raising a kid who might never be able to eat meat,” said Mark Wagner, who lives on a farm outside of Monango, N.D., with his wife, Val, and four sons.
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