Tag Archives: healthy eating

What Progress Looks Like

If you are like me, changing your diet away from the typical Western Diet that is high in carbohydrates, artificial ingredients, and sugar and low in fat and natural nutrients you are looking for signs that you are on the … Continue reading

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Feeling For The Amish

Now I know what it is like to try and live differently than the society I live in. Now that my family is eating real fats, not excessive sugar or carbs, and no processed foods we know what it is … Continue reading

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Throw It Out World

Did you ever wonder how much food got thrown away back in the day when you had to grow it yourself? If you had to toil away in your summer garden to make sure that you had enough food to … Continue reading

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Preaching To The Converted

One of the hardest things to do, as a dad, mom, grandpa, or grandma, is to silently watch as your kids and grandkids make mistakes. Making mistakes and learning the hard way is sometimes the only way that lessons can … Continue reading

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Don’t Clean Your Plate

If you eat out in the US, you should probably start training yourself immediately to ignore Mom’s advice from days of old to ‘clean your plate’. If you eat everything they bring you, not only will you be uncomfortable for … Continue reading

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Be Selfish, It Hurts No One

How do you help yourself without hurting your friends? That is a really profound question, if you give it some serious thought. There are a lot of my friends, whether I know them or not, that make their living creating … Continue reading

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Dear Diary

Dear Diary, I sent myself to bed without dinner. Went to bed yesterday at 5:30 PM, slept a couple of hours. Got ready for work at 11:00 PM,  worked all night. Now it is 6:30 in the morning and I … Continue reading

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Modern Day Alchemy

It is possible to turn trash into treasure. Consider the case of Coca Cola’s Vitamin Waters. According vitaminwater’s website, the Power -C flavor of vitaminwater delivers “zinc and vitamin C to power your immune system”; while the XXX offers “antioxidant vitamins to help fight free … Continue reading

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Numbers Matter, But Units Matter More

Numbers matter, but without units, they are meaningless. It is hard to keep track of big numbers, or to turn scientific numbers into a value that means something to us in our lives. Sometimes they try to help us by … Continue reading

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I Hate Bacon

I really don’t hate bacon. I really do hate trying to cook bacon for breakfast before I go to work, though. Bacon is too long to fit on the hot spot in my skillet. The edges don’t get as hot, … Continue reading

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