What Do You Really Know About Sugar?

  Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know. -Daniel J. Boorstin When dessert or other sweets are offered at social events I generally decline. Sometimes someone will say how “good” I am. I absolutely loathe the association with being good or bad based on our food choices. What I would like to tell […]

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What About Fat?

  “Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.”  Buddha Back in the late 80’s when the “fat free” weight loss trend was just starting to get a good hold, my sister-in-law said to me, “Fat makes you fat.  You can’t get enough fat out of your diet.”  It sounded so […]

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EAT LIKE A TRUCK

There are no new fundamentals. You’ve got to be a little suspicious of someone who says, “I’ve got a new fundamental.” – Jim Rohn   WE ARE LIKE A DIESEL TRUCK My husband owns a constructions supply business. Because they deliver supplies to their customers as well as transport product among their six locations they […]

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The Slandered Egg

“If anyone does not have three minutes in his life to make an omelette, then life is not worth living.” – Raymond Blanc QUESTION: What do the following foods have in common: bananas, avocados, fruit, butter, coconut oil, red meat, meat, beans, peanuts, and eggs? ANSWER: They are all whole and healthy natural foods that have […]

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NECTAR OF THE GODS

“Stands the clock at ten to three? And is there honey still for tea?” There is no doubt about it – sugar is killing us. Health “professionals” debate the dangers of artificial sweeteners as a good substitute for sugar and snub the obvious choice – HONEY. Other sweeteners like sugar, aspartame, sucralose and stevia have no […]

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Calories In – Calories Out? Why That Doesn’t Work

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” -Virginia Woolf Eat less calories than you burn and you will lose weight, right? Yes, and no. Technically its true but there are enough contributing factors to make the statement “Calories In – Calories Out” (CICO) an unworkable philosophy for weight […]

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10 electrolyte boosting foods that can save you from 17 nasty symptoms

FITNESS and ELECTROLYTES   You hear the word electrolytes being tossed around in the fitness world. Do you know what it means and what it means in relationship to fitness? WHAT ARE ELECTROLYTES? Salts and minerals that can conduct electrical impulses in the body are called electrolytes. Common human electrolytes are: Sodium (Na+) Potassium (K+) Calcium (Ca2+) Magnesium (Mg2+) […]

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