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Give Gwyneth Paltrow a Break

Gwyneth Paltrow recently took the FoodBankNYC Challenge to raise awareness about hunger. This means she will do her best to stick to the items she can buy with $29, a “food stamp budget,” for one week. Late last week, Paltrow posted … Continue reading

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Friday Night, Sad (Shame on You, Lucky Brand)

Just about to shut down my computer tonight, I found myself looking at an ad for “dresses you can wear on Valentine’s Day and beyond” on some stupid website. Stupid, or shall we say tragic? Because this particular dress is … Continue reading

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“Eating to Live” for 7 Weeks: A Review

I’m finishing up Week 7 of the “Eat to Live” program detailed here. I started out wanting to lose 10 lbs, and I’ve lost 7. It hasn’t been too hard, but it’s not exactly been easy, either. Your “Eat to … Continue reading

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“Eating to Live,” Day 22

I wrote a couple of weeks ago about a healthy-eating program I’m trying out, Joel Fuhrman’s “Eat to Live” diet that lets me eat lots of food, but nothing I’m addicted to, such as cheese, pizza, chocolate, and salt on everything. It’s … Continue reading

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My Twelfth Day of “Eating to Live”

I go to the gym a lot, but I eat unhealthy food, and too much of it. My pants never quite fit right, and I always wish I could lose about 10 lbs. According to the standard medical charts, I weigh a normal … Continue reading

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Oh, Go Ahead, Grease the Pan

In the last few years I have baked some pretty homely-looking chocolate chip cookies. They never seem quite right. They seem to turn out flat, a little chewy, sometimes annoyingly dark brown & crispy on the bottom . . . yes, they … Continue reading

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The Morality of Last Night’s Beef Stew

Yesterday I made some beef stew in the crockpot. It turned out pretty well, especially for a coolish night in September in MN. I got to thinking about the ingredients: —Beef from a cow who lived outside and ate grass, … Continue reading

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