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Tis the season

Fa la la la la. Days are shorter. Viruses 🦠 are lurking. Workout timing gets tougher. Portion control of party yummies and daily feats make it harder to stick with an 80-20% guideline for diet. Are you jolly?  I hope … Continue reading

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Seven special weeks

This seven-week holiday stretch between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day can be either the best of times or worst of times for our wellness journeys. Factors? We have shorter and colder days. We have feasts, football and loads of tempting … Continue reading

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Sus Corazones

It may well seem funny to a reader that I am blogging about our HEARTS on the American holiday for tricks and treats.  Then again, our hearts, souls and emotions can serve as either or both challenging tricks or satisfying … Continue reading

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To supplement or not to supplement – that is the question…

If a published statistic is fairly accurate – only half of all adults in our fair land take supplements of one flavor or another. Hmmm.  That factoid has this non-professional nutritionist pondering why. Do those other halves believe that our … Continue reading

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Waist to Hip measures!

Your humble scribe absolutely positively dislikes the venerable Body Mass Indicator (BMI) calculation to estimate obesity.  I curse that Belgian Adolphe Quetelet whom invented the index in the mid-1800s. Why? Athletes like me – with low body fat are regularly … Continue reading

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#FightFLU

Ah – it’s that achy time of year (again) for us Northern Hemisphere denizens. (I’m not typing about Daylight Savings time which I think is a dumb and dumber idea, by the way). Thanks to our Center for Disease Control … Continue reading

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T E A M

Your best personal exercise is one that you will stick with to make fitness and longevity impacts on your life. Recently published studies of elders who exercise seem to suggest that Team sports make offer superior longevity perks. Which one, … Continue reading

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