Category Archives: News and Info

I’m from the government and I’m hear to help

When you hear those words, you need to run as fast as possible in the opposite direction. Every time. Recently the Institue of Medicine came out with a report on obesity and what to do about it.  You can read … Continue reading

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Low Carb Cruise

It has been kind of a tough week for me, blog reader wise, because all of my favorite bloggers are on a low carb cruise.  I really want to go on that cruise one year, but alas, they do it … Continue reading

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11 Dieting Mistakes (and those made by stupid news articles)

Today there was an article on foxnews.com listing the 11 dieting mistakes many people make. While I agree with some of what they said, much of it is just regurgitating CW that will actually have the opposite effect intended. Below … Continue reading

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Jackboots in the Cafeteria

Chicken nuggets are more healthy than a turkey sandwich! WHAT?!? Well, it seems as if the government jackboots aren’t just for the IRS and TSA anymore.  Now this isn’t a Federal problem (but give it time) but it is disgusting … Continue reading

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Conventional Wisdom Wrong Again….Shocking!

Well, another piece of conventional wisdom bites the dust…thank God.  Here is an article showing how the common belief that salt is bad is wrong. http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/news/20111108/new-research-calls-salt-guidelines-into-question Not only are there only small improvements in blood pressure (1% for healthy people … Continue reading

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Overweight Man Sues White Castle…Really?!?

In this story we learn about a 290 pound guy who is suing White Castle because he doesn’t fit in their booths because of his girth.  I remember well the days when sitting in a booth was uncomfortable because my wheat … Continue reading

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Chavez and Mrs. Obama Have Something in Common

Looks like Hugo and Michelle are two peas in a pod.  I say that as a joke, as I clearly don’t think Mrs. Obama is a ruthless dictator, but I do think it is a bit troubling when governments get … Continue reading

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