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Make Room For Healthy Yogurt Snacks With Dannon Activia

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Yogurt is a great value snack food, not just in terms of money, but in terms of being quick, easy, tasty and quite healthy. Consider these yogurt facts: Yogurt is a good source of Calcium and Vitamin D. This can help build strong bones in children and prevent osteoporosis in adults. Yogurt with active cultures […]

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Ignore the Diet Ads Please! I Do Not Endorse Them!

Update: Glam quickly processed my ad removal request, so the offending ads appear to be gone now.  Many thanks to them for acting so quickly! I am being served a bunch of those awful diet ads today: The ones leading to called “blogs” claiming you can get rid of belly fat by following one simple […]

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Fitness Friday: Why You Should Ignore Those Acia Berry Diet Ads

I recently saw one of those acai berry/total cleanse diet ads pop up on my site from an ad service. Needless to say, I immediately took steps to have it blocked. Why? Because the acai berry diets that have been widely advertised have been reported as fraudulent and misleading. Here is how they work: The […]

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Ten Years Thinner by Christine Lydon, MD. One Month Later Review

It has been about 5 weeks since I finished the six week Ten Years Thinner diet and exercise plan. So here is my promised update. I spent plenty of time cheating lately by having wine or beer with dinner and going out to eat a bit more. But I otherwise eat fairly well and according […]

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Ten Year’s Thinner by Christine Lydon, MD: Week Six

I now have week six of the Ten Years Thinner diet and exercise plan done, which marks the end of the formal program laid out by the book. Of course, that doesn’t mean that I get to return my old ways. But it will mark the end of my weekly updates. I will post back […]

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Ten Years Thinner by Dr. Christine Lyndon, M.D.: Week Five of the Diet and Fitness Plan

I have now finished week five of the Ten Years Thinner diet and exercise book, by Dr. Christine Lydon, M.D. I have one week formally left to go. This week essentially saw no changes. No gain, no loss, either in weight or size. I found that interesting because while I did cheat with Easter dinner, […]

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Book Review: Ten Years Thinner: Week Four of the Diet and Exercise Program

I have now finished week four of the Ten Years Thinner diet and exercise plan, by Dr. Christine Lydon, M.D. This week saw another illness, which made me miss a number of days of exercise. I lost no weight, but my measurements continued to shrink. For those confused how that could happen, keep in mind […]

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Ten Years Thinner Book and Diet Review: Week Three of the Diet and Fitness Plan

I am now through week three of the Ten Years Thinner diet and exercise plan, by Dr. Christine Lydon, M.D. With the start of week four, I finally get some dairy! This was a week of cheating for me, so it is no surprise that the numbers are much less impressive than the first two […]

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Ten Years Thinner: Week Two of the Diet and Fitness Plan Book by Dr. Christine Lydon.

I have now completed two weeks of the Ten Years Thinner diet and exercise plan, by Dr. Christine Lydon, M.D. I get to start eating legumes this week, so I have white chicken chili going on the stove right now! First off are the numbers: Weight lost in week two: 4 pounds Total weight lost: […]

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Ten Years Thinner: Week One of the Diet and Exercise Plan by Christine Lydon, M.D.

Last week I announced my start of the Ten Years Thinner diet and exercise plan, by Dr. Christine Lydon, M.D. Now that I have completed the first week, an update is in order! First off, I will go straight to the numbers. After week one: Weight lost: 5 pounds (color me impressed) Inches off: Thigh: […]