Don’t let Perfect be the Enemy of the Good

“The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), published early this year by the USDA and US Department of Health and Human Services, provides some scary statistics on our eating habits… The heavy toll of diet-related chronic diseases is staggering. According to the DGA, 37 percent of the population has heart disease, 34 percent have high […]

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The antidote to a sedentary life

WARNING: One good change may beget another… 🙂 Recently I saw the first two parts of a new mini -series on Discovery called Human Planet, made by the same people who brought us Planet Earth and Life. This series showcases incredible stories from around the world; people living in extreme conditions, hunting for food in […]

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Wisdom to Eat and Live By

When it comes to helpful strategies regarding healthier eating and living, I cannot think of a more useful and globally applicable guideline than to offer Upgrade along the Continuum. This principle reveals a common sense philosophy that is both mobilizing and gracious, and let’s face it, we need these qualities in a guiding principle if we’re going […]

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Mindful Eating

Food is a funny thing. This is because the partaking of it functions on so many levels simultaneously – physical, social, emotional, cultural, intellectual, economic and political – consequently it gets messy sometimes. Ever think about why you eat what, when and how you do? What I’m about to discuss is a no brainer, yet, […]

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