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How Do You Volunteer?

It happens all of the time, I overhear someone that needs to lose weight talking about what they are doing about it. Sometimes they are exercising more, sometimes they are trying to just eat fruits and vegetables, their plans are … Continue reading

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Leptin

Never heard of it before yesterday. Leptin is an energy controlling hormone excreted by fat cells. It turns out that leptin is mentioned once in the book “Good Calories, Bad Calories” by Gary Taubes. I am going to quote the SINGLE … Continue reading

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I Probably Care Too Much

In the last year I have read a bunch of books on diet and its effects on health. At the beginning of this blogging journey I decided to share what I was learning with everyone that I could reach, in … Continue reading

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Shame and Blame

I was reading the Times this morning and ran across this article, “The Problem With ‘Fat Talk’”. Is it really such a big deal if you tell everyone how fat you feel? After all, a simple “I’m so fat!” can … Continue reading

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Day One Done

So day before yesterday, March 3, I decided that I would only eat meat, eggs and cheese for the rest of the month. Today is the beginning of day two on this ‘unbalanced’ diet. I weighed myself this morning and … Continue reading

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I Was So Misled

For most of my life, right up until I started reading “Why We Get Fat” by Gary Taubes, I believed like most people that a person had to eat fruit and vegetables in order to stay healthy. Now that I … Continue reading

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Carb Fast

I am trying to go on a three week fast away from all carbs. However, I am addicted to them, so I keep eating or drinking carbs. When I am not eating or drinking them I am thinking about how … Continue reading

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