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Cheerios Commercial In The Middle Of a Soap Opera

Saturday, November 20, 2010 10:09 Comments Off on Cheerios Commercial In The Middle Of a Soap Opera

I don’t like marketing. Mind you, I have a degree in it, so I understand the beast. But I still don’t like it. Advertising techniques are either deceptive cons or ridiculous mini-movies that have little to do with the product being sold. …

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411 Thanksgiving Tips – it’s about the numbers

Friday, November 19, 2010 18:25 Comments Off on 411 Thanksgiving Tips – it’s about the numbers

Re-issue of a past post by reader request! To make the planning of the meal easy, here are a few numbers that will come in handy. How big a bird to buy: 1.5 lbs/per person turkey (uncooked). You will have leftovers with this amount. How long to cook: Until the internal temperature is 165 degrees […]

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Even Preschoolers Want To Be Thin

Friday, November 19, 2010 10:00 Comments Off on Even Preschoolers Want To Be Thin

Girls as young as three are already “emotionally invested” in being thin, according to a small study of 55 preschoolers. I really didn’t expect kids this young to even notice what weight someone was. But then again, our culture has become obsessed with body image, so does this really surprise anyone? The girls behavior indicated they did not even…

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No Flour No Sugar Recipes? [Forum]

Thursday, November 18, 2010 11:29 Comments Off on No Flour No Sugar Recipes? [Forum]

Forum Post: I’m looking for easy and cheap recipes to make for 2 people. Can any one help me? I started the no white flour no sugar diet last week, and I think it will work for us….

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20 Healthy Snack Ideas For Children

Thursday, November 18, 2010 10:01 Comments Off on 20 Healthy Snack Ideas For Children

In an on-going battle to help our children eat healthily, here is a “cheat-sheet” on some healthy snack options to have at home, pack for a multi-hour trip, or throw in the lunch box for school. Fruits (all of them – take advantage of seasonal options) Fruit salads – why not combine several fruits? Veggies – again the world…

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How Can I Lose 2kg Per Week? [Forum]

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 11:04 Comments Off on How Can I Lose 2kg Per Week? [Forum]

Forum Post: Hi all, I’ve been trying to loss weight for years. It has been a burden to my lifestyle. Please, can anyone suggest what method I should adopt? I expect no more physical exercise methods. suresh…

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Alcohol and High-Energy Drinks Don’t Mix

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 9:55 Comments Off on Alcohol and High-Energy Drinks Don’t Mix

After a college freshman ended up in hospital, Washington has become the fourth state in America to restrict the sale of Four Loko – a canned drink with high levels of alcohol and caffeine. Experts say that the combination can be deadly. The high caffeine levels can make drinkers feel less intoxicated than they really are, often leading to…

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Poll: Paleo Diet – Cult, Fad or Solution?

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 22:02 Comments Off on Poll: Paleo Diet – Cult, Fad or Solution?

This past decade the paleo dieting trend hit the mainstream teaching it’s followers to reject our modern diet and embrace one from 10,000 years ago. Since Loren Cordain’s popular book many other versions of the paleolithic or ancestral diet have emerged, but is this old way of eating really necessary to our survival as humans or is the paleolithic…

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Is There Really a Food-Mood Connection?

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 10:45 Comments Off on Is There Really a Food-Mood Connection?

So, chocolate makes you happy. Eating fish makes you smarter. And, sugar makes kids hyper. Right? Many of us really want to believe that eating certain things will boost our mood. But, does the science really back up these beliefs? It appears that many of the commonly accepted thoughts about food and mood are merely “in our head!”…

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15 Smart Tips You Can Try Now

Monday, November 15, 2010 18:58 Comments Off on 15 Smart Tips You Can Try Now

Some of what’s been swimming around in my head lately;…

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