Category Archives: Dieting

Binge Eating and Bulimia

Does the end of the school year overwhelm anyone else or is it just me?  I don’t know if it is a senioritis-type disorder or simply my basic disorganization problem, but I can’t keep my head above water.  I am … Continue reading

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Eating disorders 101

A film crew from Good Morning America came to my house last week to interview my 6 year old and a few of her friends for an upcoming segment.  The story is about young children who are concerned about their … Continue reading

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Nutrition – Day one – Antioxidants made simple

I am altogether ill-equipped to handle this topic both because of the short-sighted way I blew-off of this course in medical school and the amount of white flour in my pantry.  Rather than muddle my way through it, I decided … Continue reading

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Longevity Diet

I hate anything that starts or ends with diet — since my “diets” usually start and end on the same day, I never have to be hateful for very long.  The word “diet” raises images of pain, deprivation, and pms-like … Continue reading

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How long will you live?

How long do you, in fact, want to live?  Life expectancy in the U.S. and other developed countries has increased over the past decades, due in large part to ever-advancing medical interventions.  While the U.S. ranks 36th for its average … Continue reading

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Boot Camp Lite – Last Day!!!!

Its going to be a short one today, not only because I need to pack all these damn kids for vacation because I am cranky and confused from lack of food.  After a week of trying to be healthy, this … Continue reading

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Boot Camp Lite – Day 4 — Quantities and Timing

Thank God this week is almost over.  Not only is it now very clear to me that I hate to diet, I have 2nd degree burns from all the heat I have been catching for the no wine suggestion.  Tomorrow … Continue reading

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Boot Camp Lite – Day 3 — Fats

In preparation for a delicious conversation about fat, let’s talk about my back.  After two days of torture, I think that it might look slightly better.  It definitely feels less jiggly.  As I start to see these very minor results, … Continue reading

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