Posts From the monthly archives: "December 2008"

A friend of mine sent out a great for starting a new year – make an inventory of your accomplishments for 2008.  Take a few minutes with a pen and paper and make a list of all those things you did.  Are you surprised?  Did you make resolutions for 2008?  If so, were they on…(Read More)

Tips for the Holidays


Saturday I had the pleasure to informally talk about nutrition to a group from Legion Fitness & Development.  It is a boot camp-style group (although I don’t think that’s quite the right term for what they do) who had just finished up a two hour special training.  We met over breakfast.  I…(Read More)

It seems like everyone has heard Oprah has fallen off her weight-maintenance waggon. It has been reported she is up to 200 pounds and mad at herself for her weight gain. Honestly, it can be a good lesson for we “mere mortals” that maintaining weight loss is a challenge. Even those with all the…(Read More)

The Apple Test


Grab a pencil and some paper because its time for . . . The Apple Test!  OK, a pencil and paper are not required for this simple test.  But, the Apple Test can help you determine if you are really hungry, craving something or about to eat for another reason. Personally, I love apples – they are one of…(Read More)

Quick Breakfast Ideas


I hope you had a happy Thanksgiving and are getting into the holiday spirit! At this time of year, it seems like my to do list gets so much longer.  Sometimes, I don’t include time in my day to eat.  However, one meal I always get in is breakfast.  Time and again, research has…(Read More)

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