Supersize Snacks – 1lb Snickers Bar

Supersize Snacks The One Pound Snickers Bar Whats wrong with a coke and a candy bar for a snack now and then?  After all, "Snickers satisfies"!  What could be a more American snack?  Vending machines everywhere are stocked with Snickers and other candy bars while offering virtually no healthy choices.  Obesity and its related diseases are skyrocketing, Snack sizes get bigger and bigger every year, and more and more gastric weight control surgeries are done every year.  See any relationships here?   The latest development on the snack front?  The ONE POUND Snickers bar, that right, a full 16 ounces....

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10/11/12

10/11/12 October 11th, 2012 What a great date!  Am I weird or do others think this is cool too?  If you are going to do something momentous, today is a great day to do it! Do something important today!    Sign up for a marathon. Join a swim club. Join a gym. Decide to eat vegetables *every* day Decide to do cardio *every* day     Of course, if you live in Europe its not so special :)  11/10/12 doesn't mean much.

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Healthy Fast Food

Healthy Fast Food You know fast food is bad for you but when you are driving home starved after a long workday, McDonalds is tempting.  Here is a quick, healthy, and cheap alternative. Head on home and make "Sa-Mush" (Salmon Mush) which tastes WAY better than it sounds!  It tastes so good that you will think its fast food but its healthy and will help you gain muscle and lose body fat.  Its high in vitamins, fiber, omega-III fatty acids, protein, and a bit of complex carbs - a perfect meal in a pan. The  beauty of Sa-Mush is that...

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California Voters Can Say Yes to GM Free Foods

California Voters Can Say Yes to GM Free Foods As we saw last month when Consumers Reports magazine shocked the country with its discovery that our Rice has been tainted with arsenic for decades, we cant always rely on the government to protect us.  In a month, California voters get an opportunity to require genetically modified food to be labeled as such.  As expected, huge agribusiness corporations are petrified of this because they make huge sums of money on their GM product lines.   Monsanto, Campbell's, and General Foods have flooded the "No on Prop 37" campaign with millions of dollars, outspending...

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Arsenic and Rice

Arsenic and Rice Another health food has fallen from grace, this time its one no one suspected - rice.  In this article we look at what happened with rice, and what you can do to protect yourself against the next "rice". Consumer Reports, the only magazine I have subscribed to for more than 25 years, broke the news with their report "Arsenic in Your Food". Is anyone having Deja Vu?  Not ten years ago, health minded people chomped down the canned tuna.  It was cheap, convenient, and healthy ... or so we thought.  Forget the year, 2008 I think, that...

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Zyzz and YOLO

Zyzz and YOLO Zyzz epitomized the YOLO attitude. If you dont know what either of those are, dont feel bad because I didnt either until two years ago. YOLO means You Only Live Once. Live for the moment, fast and furious, and dont worry about consequences. Zyzz is someone who polarized the fitness community, many hated him with a passion and others loved and admired him. Even his detractors had to admit though that in a few short years, Zyzz became the most talked about fitness personality on the planet and after his death his popularity has not decreased. Zyzz's...

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