FOOD DESERTS

Sad story in today’s NY Times, about malnutrition despite an overabundance of calories in inner city neighborhoods.  Lack of affordable, accessible healthy foods. Ubiquitous unhealthy food that promotes diabetes and obesity. “Hunger and obesity are often flip sides to the same malnutrition coin,” said Joel Berg, executive director of the New York City Coalition Against Hunger. “Hunger …

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Say “NO!” to holiday calories; “YES!” to dropping a pant size! Some tips…

Worried about going up a pant size or two this holiday season? Here are a few tips to make this season healthy and guilt-free: –Stay active, and enjoy this season’s activities with loved ones. Find a buddy you can stay active with/or check in with. –Weight yourself daily: tracking progress is …

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TODAY’S LOOT

It’s very hard when I’m traveling to get the volume of veggies I normally eat. So, first stop at home is at Hyde Park Produce! A key first step in my weight loss program is TRIPLING your daily intake of vegetables. Fruit is good, but it should be eaten, not …

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