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How Do You Decide Who To Marry?
Sunday, September 28, 2014      13 comments

Written by Kids........ You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like, if you like sports, she should like it that you like sports, and she should keep the chips and dip coming. ---Alan, age 10 No person really decides bef... Read more
Tips To Help You Boost Your Activity Level
Saturday, September 27, 2014      6 comments

* Wake up early. Get up 30 minutes earlier than you normally do and use the time to exercise. * Be active while watching TV. Stretch, walk on the treadmill or ride a stationary bike during your favorite shows. For variety, try increa... Read more
New Colon Cancer Test To Be Available Soon
Friday, September 26, 2014      12 comments

One of the reasons people avoid having a colonoscopy---even though it's one of the best ways to detect and prevent colorectal cancer---is because of the often uncomfortable preparation involved in cleansing the colon beforehand. Mayo Clinic res... Read more
Taking A Multivitamin Doesn't Help With Cognitive Decline
Thursday, September 25, 2014      11 comments

If you're looking for reduced risk of cognitive decline, dementia or Alzheimer's disease from a multivitamin supplement, you're not likely to find it, at least according to a recent study published in Annals of Internal Medicine. In the stu... Read more
Is Too Little Sleep A Cause Of Weight Gain?
Wednesday, September 24, 2014      10 comments

It may be. Although the evidence isn't conclusive, some studies suggest that sleeping less than five hours---or more than nine hours---a night increases the likelihood of weight gain. In one study, sleep deprivation in men increased their ... Read more
Dodging Diabetes........
Tuesday, September 23, 2014      9 comments

THE BOTTOM LINE: * The best way to dodge diabetes is to lose (or not gain) extra pounds. * Do at least 30 minutes of brisk walking or other aerobic exercise every day. Experts also recommend strength training sessions two or three t... Read more
Eating Out: A Survival Guide
Monday, September 22, 2014      10 comments

* ORDER FROM THE LOWER-CAL MENU. BJ's calls them Enlightened Entrees (less than 795 calories). At The Cheese-cake Factory, they're SkinnyLicious (less than 590 calories). Or, take home half of a regular dish for tomorrow. * SKIP THE BE... Read more
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

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