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Saturated Fat and Belly Fat
Sunday, September 21, 2014      11 comments

Excess saturated fat may lead to more belly fat than excess polyunsaturated fat. Swedish researchers fed 37 young lean people an average of three 250-calorie muffins a day that were made with either palm oil (a saturated fat) or sunflower o... Read more
Keep Laughing.........
Saturday, September 20, 2014      13 comments

For Those Of Us Who Remember The Show....... These great questions and answers are from the days when Hollywood Squares' Game Show responses were spontaneous, not scripted, as they are now! Q: Paul, what is a good reason for pounding ... Read more
Move It Or Lose It.......
Friday, September 19, 2014      11 comments

Older, heavier people who move their muscles may also be helping their brains. Researchers studied 107 frail, obese, sedentary older people in the St. Louis area. ("Frail" meant that they had low scores on physical performance and fitness ... Read more
Breakfast.......Or Not
Thursday, September 18, 2014      11 comments

Does eating breakfast speed up your metabolism and help you lose weight, as some people claim? British researchers randomly assigned 33 normal-weight people to either eat a big breakfast (at least 700 calories) before 11 a.m. or to consume no ... Read more
The Real Reasons We Fall For Food Fads
Wednesday, September 17, 2014      9 comments

Cronuts, Acai, Fish Tacos..........It seems there's always a new food craze to crave. Why do trendy eats keep tempting our taste buds? "Americans love to explore," says NPD (a market survey group) analyst Harry Balzer, "but not too far afield-... Read more
What America Eats..........Part 3
Tuesday, September 16, 2014      11 comments

Food Flashbacks..........A few things we've learned since our first poll in 1987: 1987: 30 minutes...The maximum amount of time women wanted to spend preparing a meal. 1991: #1...Where participants ranked steak among the meals they ... Read more
What America Eats..........Part 2
Monday, September 15, 2014      11 comments

If you didn't read my blog from yesterday, this is Part 2 of the article found in Parade Magazine, September 7, 2014. Calorie Counts on menus have a stronger effect on women: 42% said it makes them more likely to order a healthy meal, comp... Read more
What America Eats
Sunday, September 14, 2014      11 comments

Last Sunday, Parade Magazine published the following article: From drive-through restaurants and TV dinners to srircha and kale, our diet is forever evolving. That's why for nearly three decades, Parade has surveyed Americans to discover t... Read more
DON'T Throw Away That Full Ripe Banana With Dark Patches........
Saturday, September 13, 2014      14 comments

According to the latest Japanese Scientific Research, a full ripe banana with dark patches on the yellow skin produces a substance called TNF (Tumor Necrosis Factor) which has the ability to combat abnormal cells. The more darker patches it has... Read more
And Suddenly It Hit Me!!!
Friday, September 12, 2014      13 comments

I just realized something: My dog sleeps about 20 hours a day. He has his food prepared for him. His meals are provided at no cost to him. He visits the Doctor once a year for his checkup and again during the year, if any medical needs a... Read more
Where Were YOU 13 Years Ago Today?????
Thursday, September 11, 2014      10 comments

I was still teaching at a High School about 15 miles from my home. I was getting ready to leave for school, when I remembered that I hadn't shut off the TV. When I went to shut it off, there was a beautiful panoramic scene of Manhatten. The s... Read more
More Good News
Wednesday, September 10, 2014      16 comments

My doctor called this morning to tell me that the results of the ultrasound I had taken of my Carotid Artieries on Monday were in. The reason for this test was to find out if there was any blockage which might have led to the Vertigo I have bee... Read more
Some Good News For A Change.........
Tuesday, September 09, 2014      13 comments

I had a PT appointment today at 2:45. I was DREADING it because it was with the PT and I knew that she was going to put me through all of the Vertigo Tests that make the room spin and make me come extremely close to throwing up. When I woke up... Read more
The Gift That Keeps On Giving..........
Monday, September 08, 2014      12 comments

A friend of mine gave me some Heirloom Tomato Seeds this Spring and I planted them in our vegetable garden area. We have a special area just for vegetables as we live in the country and have to protect it from deer. I watered and fertilized th... Read more
A Very Relaxing Day
Sunday, September 07, 2014      9 comments

My DH and I slept in, had a great breakfast, and then headed for a city about 45 miles from us where he wanted to find supplies for a boat project he is working on, and I wanted to find some Perennial Mums to plant while the weather is so warm. ... Read more

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