Decision fatigue

Modern American life is full of choices.  Many people make a thousand choices before getting to work, when then commute by car (the longer the commute, the more likely people are to be obese).  Then decisions at work… about the kids… And of course, endless food choices.  The combination of the stress …

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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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TRAVELING HEALTHY

I don’t agree with all of this, but obviously, he’s been successful despite tons of travel. Terrible food choices, sleep disturbances, jet lag, and stress make travel difficult. I pack my breakfast with me and have had the same breakfast 99% of mornings.  I bring food with me to eat …

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