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Base Hits to Better Health℠: Mindset over Reflex

I have vivid images of my father’s mid-afternoon snacks throughout my childhood- and beyond. Stanley always worked hard and exercised to earn his glass of room temperature whole milk and one of his beloved Hostess snacks. In my mind’s eye, … Continue reading

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My Very Own Guinea Pig

When I write and speak about Base Hits to Better Health℠, I am not offering a diet plan. There are no magical solutions to prevent lifestyle diseases. The simple truth behind my dining philosophy is that illnesses associated with high … Continue reading

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A Modern Challenge.

In today’s technological age, we feel we must always be connected. We carry our computers with us everywhere in the form of smart phones. We can give and receive information 24/7. We don’t miss a beat! Recently, I had motivation … Continue reading

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Breakfast of Champions

A Powerful Start to Your Day. I read this just yesterday, and began to scratch my head: “Skip the cold cereal: Eating eggs and bacon in the morning can help you control your hunger later in the day”. The logic … Continue reading

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Label Makes Me Laugh.

I’ve been obsessed with front of label ‘marketing’ these past months. I’ve been writing some serious posts for LearnVest about the ridiculousness with which consumers are bamboozled at the grocery store. As I continue further into my research, I become … Continue reading

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Chocoholics Rejoice!!

Chocolate: It’s good for you! Often, when we think of chocolate, we think of pleasure, desire, decadence, and deliciousness. Still, we fail to indulge, resisting what we feel is the guilt of consuming “wasted calories” and a product that might … Continue reading

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Quinoa & Shiitakes: A Match Made In An Envelope

An Elegant Vegetarian Feast: I was recipe testing a ‘No Pot Meal’ for LearnVest.com a couple of nights ago. The concept: healthy, quick, and tasty meals with minimal cleanup. I focused on Fish en Papillote because it has always been … Continue reading

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Ricotta Recipe: With A Warning

Fresh Ricotta is addictively delicious. It’s so good that once you taste the warm, tender curds, you’ll not be able to enjoy the commercial version again. You even get an additional bonus when you make your own cheese: the whey! … Continue reading

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A Dozen 2-Minute Healthful, Yummy Snacks

Sensible Snacking A commitment to a healthful lifestyle is a giant first step to a lifestyle disease-free future. But don’t stop there; good intentions alone don’t guarantee victory. The ultimate goal, which is a massive leap, is to plan your … Continue reading

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Gluttony Minus Guilt

Winter has officially arrived in the northeast. Although the lack of snow is certainly appreciated, the wind and temperature combine to make me HUNGRY. I always have a heartier appetite in the cold months than in the summertime. When I … Continue reading

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