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Health and Nutrition

Wondering about the Keto Diet?

According to people who keep track of these things, the Ketogenic (“keto”) Diet is THE most popular right now. Whether that means people are on it or considering it is not mentioned. But, in any case, apparently many, many, people are interested in this type of diet. You may know some of them. So, just…

Health and Nutrition

Slow Food Wins Every Time!

This is for those of you who would like to lose a few pounds, or are always fighting to stay trim. So, I guess that includes just about everybody, yes? Here is a basic message, and a few reasons for it: G-O    S-L-O-W. What do I mean? Eating more slowly can really help you….

Health and Nutrition

Diet and Exercise: Two Peas in a Pod?

Let me put a few stats in front of you. 80% of Americans do not meet the recommended guidelines for aerobic and strength training exercise. 80% of Americans are either overweight or obese.  Hmmm…do you see any resemblance there? 19 out of 20 people are unsuccessful dieters. And, yet, apparently at any given time, something…


What we can learn from “The Case of the Missing Pounds”

In their fascinating book, Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard, brothers Chip and Dan Heath extol the merits of making changes bit by bit in order to get lasting results. Again and again they bring up examples of how this can be a very effective way to change. What I want to…