What activity do each of us perform at least three (often more) times daily and has a significant impact on our health, carbon footprint, happiness, and identity, as well as the welfare of animals with which we share this planet? If you guessed eating, you are right. Suzanna and I are hosting a meetup, EatContinue reading “Eat for the Planet Seminar”
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Resolution for the New Year: Eat More Plants and Less Animals
January is the month of New Year’s resolutions. Why not make a resolution that can improve yourself while also lowering your carbon footprint? During January, I will focus each week on a different climate saving resolution. My hope is that by the end of the month, you will find one or more maybe two resolutionsContinue reading “Resolution for the New Year: Eat More Plants and Less Animals”
The Problem with Plastic
Many aspects of our lives are dependent on the use of plastic. Most of the food we purchase is wrapped in plastic. And our leftovers are often stored in plastic bags and containers. The cords we plug into the wall, and the things that attach to those cords are frequently plastic or made primarily ofContinue reading “The Problem with Plastic”
Eat More Plants
We make many decisions in our lives each day that impact our carbon footprints. Surprisingly, one of the most significant decisions to affect climate change is the food on our plates. The food on our plates you say? Yes, and here’s why: The raising of livestock for meat, eggs and milk generates 15-20% of globalContinue reading “Eat More Plants”
New Clinical Trial: Eat Like a Mediterranean!
A new clinical trial gives strong scientific proof that that the so-called Mediterranean Diet is the real thing. Tasty AND cuts your risk of cardiovascular incidents by 30%! NY Times Article New England Journal of Medicine article
Maintenance Plan Meets Honeymoon
So it’s been four weeks since we left for Italy to get married and honeymoon with a brief stop in New York on the way home. The Plan When we left, I had dropped 15 pounds and Zanna had lost 10. Our plan for our trip was a noble one: ease up a bit butContinue reading “Maintenance Plan Meets Honeymoon”
Okay, so you achieved your goal, now what? It’s time for a plan to maintain your good fortune. You certainly didn’t work your way down to your current amazing weight to rocket on back to your old weight. I know I haven’t. Yes, my wedding is right around the corner (it’s this tomorrow, October 12)Continue reading “Maintenance Plan”
Goal Achieved! Now What?
This morning I stepped on the scale and was overjoyed to see I had surpassed my goal with a weight of 159.0 as you can see. Wow. This begs the question “Now what?” Well after hugging Zanna I answered this question by putting on my running shoes and banging out a hilly 4 mile run.Continue reading “Goal Achieved! Now What?”
My No-Diet Diet. Yes, it Really Does Work!
A little over a month ago, I took to heart what I read by Timothy Caulfield in the book The Cure for Everything: Untangling Twisted Messages about Health, Fitness, and Happiness so I decided to embark on a diet based on Caulfield’s diet chapter. For more details on this great book, see my earlier postContinue reading “My No-Diet Diet. Yes, it Really Does Work!”
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“Let food by thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” –Hippocrates After secreting the third 100 calorie pack into the bedroom and knocking it back like a shot of tequila I realized that I had a problem. It was 9pm and I was so hungry that I had gone into a…