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Let Them Eat Tangerines
Monday, December 16, 2013      4 comments

Ok, so the original phrase was “Let them eat cake,” which was first spoken by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, a Genevan philosopher in his autobiography, Confessions, (no it wasn’... Read more
New Start Page
Monday, October 21, 2013      5 comments

Did you know Sparkpeople.com is getting a makeover? There's a new Start Page, and it's much more personalized than the old one. You probably have seen it already if you're reading this. I’m always open to improvements. As someone who has been ... Read more
Dealing With Bad Influences
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      4 comments

Do you have bad influences around you that get in the way of your progress? If you say yes, then you’re not alone. It’s a common problem for people on a regime to eat he... Read more
A Spoonful of Salt
Friday, April 05, 2013      3 comments

Last night, I was reading a health report that indicated that we should limit our intake of salt to no more than one teaspoon per day. When you hear it, it doesn’t actua... Read more
Friday Treat
Friday, March 29, 2013      9 comments

So I ran across a Sparkpeople recipe, and my first reaction was, “You’ve got to be kidding me.” But then, being an open-minded guy, I decided to give it a try. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Staying On Track
Thursday, March 28, 2013      45 comments

How do you stay on track? I don’t have to tell you how difficult it is to follow your eating plan and stay on target with your goals. I’m probably one of the most reg... Read more
Workout Music
Monday, March 18, 2013      1 comments

Sparkpeople.com has sponsored recently-released oldies cardio workout music. I’m very particular when it comes to my cardio because I love my treadmill and like to do car... Read more
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      6 comments

I haven’t posted here in quite a while. I've been a busy bee, though I've still maintained my healthy lifestyle during my Sparkpeople.com absence. Conversations I have ha... Read more
Exercise and Healthy Skin
Friday, October 14, 2011      5 comments

With all the many health benefits that exist from exercise, I have been reading recently about another one I didn’t know about. Did you know that exercise has been known to help acne, blackheads, rosacea, and other skin problems? Who knew? Ap... Read more
Are You Like Michael?
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      2 comments

Michael lost 12 pounds over the last 6 weeks. He was excited about his progress, even though he still has a long way to go. He attributes his success to following primarily a plant-based diet. But he began to get a little worried when two friend... Read more
Missing in Action
Monday, September 12, 2011      5 comments

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been noticing the number of my SP friends who have been missing in action. I realize that we lead busy lives, as I certainly do. But I also notice that those people who are consistent with SP and who keep up wi... Read more
Are You B12 Deficient?
Monday, August 29, 2011      6 comments

Many people who change their diets and begin eating more healthfully often end up with a deficiency in B12, an essential vitamin for optimal health. B12 is common among red meats, poultry, fish, and dairy. But if you want to cut down on you... Read more
What Is Gout?
Monday, August 22, 2011      6 comments

What is Gout? I always wondered about gout but never took time to learn about it. When I was very young, that's a term I always heard but never fully understood it. My dad has it. My grandfather had it. Several living and now deceased peo... Read more
Exercise At Your Desk!
Thursday, July 28, 2011      6 comments

A lot of people with desk jobs sometimes say they don’t get the chance to exercise the way they want to. I can relate, because I sit behind a desk all day. So, I know it can be a challenge. However, I have been researching some simple exercis... Read more
Spinning Class
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      1 comments

If you’ve ever thought of taking a Spinning class, I recommend it. I am in a class at my gym two days a week, and I love the results I’m seeing. Many gyms will let you sign up for the classes they offer (for a fee, of course) without actually ... Read more

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