Here’s a Good Description of a Workable Food System

Let me repost this blog for your reading pleasure. Chew on this idea: https://medium.com/@cnative100/vegetarian-diets-are-not-going-to-save-the-planet-4f50d0c1f8cf#.r6ef0ib8i I think there's a bit of unnecessary snarkiness in the article, but the idea is exactly right, if you couple it with Pollan's mantra: "Eat real food. Mostly plants. Not too much." A side benefit of this kind of food system …

How Goes the Diet (…er, Food Lifestyle)?

As we all know, dieting does not work, at least in the long term. If you want to keep the weight off, think, lifestyle. You have to eat real and healthful food (and not too much of it) for the rest of your life. Himself is fond of saying that he might not live to an old age, it …

Manage Your Sugar Cravings for Optimum Health! | The Flexi Foodie

This short article has some good tips. Sugar is something I always crave. No matter how much I try to eat well, I almost always have a sweet snack during the day. Sometimes more than one. I do try to use honey for most things, and I'm also trying to eat fruit (without added sugar) …

The State of Things as They Stand: A Debriefing

1. Weight loss. Going well, thank you. I know that fasting two days a week sounds extreme. But the missing calories only amount to 1500 - 2000 calories a week. That's about enough to lose half a pound. Even that is not a steady loss, though. I find I drop a pound, then waver for …

Can an egg a day keep the doctor away? New study says it won’t hurt. « Dr. Jen Gunter

This is a good reminder. I'm always surprised to come across people who still think that eggs are bad for you. Dr. Gunter cites a "new" study, and that's great. I'm glad there's another study that corroborates what we've known for a long time: eggs are good for you. They don't cause heart disease. And yes, …

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