Posts From the monthly archives: "May 2009"

I applied and was accepted to attend the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplement’s (ODS) Supplement Practicum. This is the third year the ODS had held the practicum. Here is what the ODS Practicum website states as the purpose/goals:This 5-day intensive practicum will provide a thorough overview…(Read More)

WOW! I got more responses about last week’s newsletter about Breakfast Bread Pudding than any other newsletter to date.  And, I’m still getting emails saying how much people like it and suggesting customizations.  This got me thinking about ways to customize the Breakfast Bread Pudding and Breakfast Cookie recipes.  Customize?  You bet!  Most…(Read More)

Just about everyone I talk to is looking for quick and easy options for breakfast.  They need something that is “grab and go.”  Or, they just skip breakfast and use coffee to put off eating until lunch. Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day.  It gives your body the fuel it needs…(Read More)

Do you eat fast?  I do – unless I’m paying attention.  Last year I started timing how long it took me to eat and was surprised it was usually under 10 minutes.  Not good.  I’ve been working on slowing down when I eat and paying attention to my food – how it looks, smells, tastes…(Read More)

Its officially SUMMER!  For those of us in the Houston area, I think its been summer since about March.  Here, it went from pleasant to HOT in a matter of days without any time to acclimate to the change in temperature.  This means that our bodies don’t quite know what do to as far…(Read More)

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