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Are Pumpkin Seeds (Pepitas) Good For You?

As a person with both sweet tooth and a salty tooth, there is a wide variety of snacks that appeal to me. Of course, many of them are empty calorie ones that taste great but don’t give my body very … Continue reading

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Are Pumpkin Seeds (Pepitas) Good For You?

As a person with both sweet tooth and a salty tooth, there is a wide variety of snacks that appeal to me. Of course, many of them are empty calorie ones that taste great but don’t give my body very … Continue reading

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What Happens to My Body When I Overexercise?

This is meant to be a companion piece to the one I posted yesterday on overeating. The occasion for my overeating was an invitation to a special buffet at the riverboat. The occasion for the overexercising was some gorgeous weather … Continue reading

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Tony’s Top Ten Favorite Foods Last Year

John has been wonderfully candid and courageous in enumerating his eating habits as reported by Lose It! over the past year. There is a lot of food for thought there. I thought that in the interest of full disclosure, I … Continue reading

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When You Cut Back Exercise, You Need to Reduce Your Consumption, Too

As regular readers know, I average riding my bike around 20 miles a day. That results in about an 800 calorie burn per day. I currently weigh between 150 and 155 pounds, so I have no desire to lose any … Continue reading

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Food Scale = Super Weight Loss Tool

If you want to get serious about your portion control, I strongly recommend that you pick up a food scale. When I wrote about The Portion Plate there were some excellent examples on it. To name a few: One cup … Continue reading

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Good Day Sunday

As I said in my Ill Wind post two days ago, I rode my bike New Year’s day in somewhat trying and certainly tiring conditions. As a result when I walked my dog early Sunday morning in the cold, I … Continue reading

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Some Simple Rules to Smarter, Healthier Eating – Harvard

“This is genius,” William Thackeray reading his own work. I truly believe that it is simple to lose pounds and maintain your new desirable weight. Simple, but not easy. You need to be disciplined enough to follow some straightforward rules … Continue reading

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“Move ya body” … Weight control

The words from Nina Sky’s 2004 hit “Move ya body” have been running through my mind lately. Ooo Ooo Move ya body, girl, make the fellas go …. The sinuous melody and words go round and round in my head. … Continue reading

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