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Mediterranean Diet

I was happy to hear that a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that people who eat a Mediterranean diet of fruits, vegetables, fish, legumes, moderate red wine, and is rich in extra-virgin olive oil or nuts reduces the risk of cardiovascular heart disease by 30%. I have been recommending […]

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Fresh Fruit And Bitter Melons

This self-proclaimed snow lover is ready for spring. We’ve gotten so little snow this year that I’ve completely given up on winter. This morning’s six-mile run was cold, windy, and brown; except for Susan’s jacket. It was bright orange and hot pink, a welcome change from our usual black “uniforms,” but I have no photographic […]

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An Apple A Day…

I love apples, specifically Honey Crisp apples! I’ve always heard the old saying “an apple a day, keeps the doctor away” and I’m discovering there’s a lot of truth to it. Here are just some of the health benefits of eating apples: They take longer to digest so they keep you full longer They are […]

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Never Hungry, Never Full

I learned about the “Never Hungry, Never Full Survival Bag” when I took a class to become a Certified Weight Management Consultant. Jack Broderick, our instructor, was a high energy man who kept you hanging on every word; and yes, he had his survival bag right there on his desk. Years later I still tell […]

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Healthy Shopping Cart

Today was one of those windy days that makes you feel like you’re not getting anywhere when you run. Susan, Shawn, and I met for a six mile run through the woods and were in pretty good shape until we ran out into the clearing . Once we turned around we were running into the […]

 
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