Monthly Archives: March 2013

“Only one in 1,000 is “heart healthy”

Sobering, sobering, sobering. Ugh. Heart disease is rampant. Living with a heart attack survivor has forever changed my view of what “heart healthy” constitutes. I thought we lived a heart healthy lifestyle before the heart attack, but WOW is life … Continue reading

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The gluten free fad

I hear 29 percent of Americans are trying to cut gluten out of their diets. It’s an interesting trend considering most of these individuals don’t have celiac disease. For celiacs, gluten is truly a menace. A proper diagnosis of this … Continue reading

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Chocolate Truffles

I’m working hard and heavy on my first cookbook tentatively titled One Baking Mix, 50 Delicious Recipes and snapped these yummy chocolate truffles. Bake ’em up in minutes, just a couple ingredients, using a mix you prepare. It’s been FUN… … Continue reading

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Poo and the Plant Based Diet

I love NutritionFacts.org. It’s an invaluable resource on so many subjects, I enjoy browsing various subjects on the site and I particularly LOVE that the vids are short, perfect for when I have five minutes (or less) to burn. Here’s … Continue reading

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Proof it’s never too late to get healthy

Ray Clark was 98 when his wife died. Then he lost his daughter. When he got bored staying at home alone, he decided to do something. He went to the gym. That was more than three years ago, when Clark … Continue reading

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Do you know what you’re eating?

Chances are, you don’t. Rhode Island Rep. Joseph McNamara is currently trying to pass legislation that would make fried squid the official state appetizer. Since Rhode Island is the squid capital of the world – hey, they have to be … Continue reading

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Paleo Fantasy

I’ve often wondered about the Paleo diet, hearing both good and bad about it. Considering we’re dealing with a post-heart attack person who is doing fabulously on a plant based plan, I’ve just watched the brouhaha without comment. Also, considering … Continue reading

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