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One Less Cookie = 10 Less Pounds

The basic formula for gaining and losing weight is well known: a pound of fat equals 3,500 calories. That simple equation has fueled the widely accepted notion that weight loss does not require daunting lifestyle changes but “small changes that add up,” as the first lady, Michelle Obama, put it last month in announcing a national plan to counter childhood obesity.

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How Depressing is Your Food? And You?

What You Eat Counts! RIGHT NOW, here in my little hamlet just north of the Golden Gate Bridge, it’s steadily raining. November is in full swing, the days grow short, my work is erratic. All this is a potent combination for some depression; at least a tinge, no? Well… actually, I feel great, which is […]

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SuperFreakonomics – Eat Kangaroo! (Video)

Why is walking drunk more dangerous than driving drunk? Why prostitutes are patriotic, particularly in Chicago? Why eating kangaroo can save the planet? And a bunch of other crazy, but evidence-based, stuff from the people of SuperFreakonomics.Watch the video below, and learn more about the book here.

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High-heeled Pain Forever — A New Study

Women’s Teeter-Tottering Pain (2 Videos, 1 kinda funny) “Do I really want to blog about silly shoes?”, I mused as I read an article about how women abuse themselves with high-heeled footwear. Well, yes, actually I do, because all my adult life I’ve had a running commentary aimed at friends of both genders about the […]

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Emotional Wellbeing (Chemistry Helps!)

Supplements reviewed here: ProSAMe and Krill Oil. “Harmony” NO ONE can argue about the importance of emotional well being, but how is it measured and how can something outside your own Self get it for you? I would say that you measure it by how you feel over time. And I would have said that […]

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Make Love with Bittersweet Chocolate

Dopamine, Oxytocin and the Chemistry of Love Body chemistry lurks behind emotions and some common foods, like chocolate, can stimulate a chemical avalanche that stimulates more desires than you may know. But, as with love, prudence dictates that you don’t overindulge. JUST THE mere mention of the word “chocolate” brings a smile to the faces […]

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