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where are the statesmen and stateswomen?

Tuesday, December 16, 2014      11 comments

* Not in office! Witness Bill Bradley. * Elizabeth Warren spoke up; Wall Street still got what they wanted. * A few try, but most who do have the gumption, get lost in the noise. * Why can't these people stay in office? .--To... Read more

Why is Food Labelling Bad & Congress a Mess?

Tuesday, December 16, 2014      6 comments

* People of lower economic status tend not to vote. (They don't even register.) * Unions and the civil rights movement, historically, have tended to counteract this. Neither is a significant force, any longer, especially for people of lower ec... Read more

Latest Online/SP Lexicon of Acronyms and Text Emoticons

Sunday, December 14, 2014      10 comments

Online & SparkPeople Lexicon Text, including Acronyms & Emoticons 2013-05-13 (Last Updated 2014-12-13, 18:59:52, v16) Apparently, there are folks who have read blogs or other posts and are confused by TLAs and emoticons. Ergo (;-)): ... Read more

Yet, Again, More on Nutrition Labels.

Saturday, December 13, 2014      7 comments

ANAICT, the reason that Tuna labels have serving sizes that are not integral of contents, e.g., 2.2 servings per can, is to create a servings size, such that, the mercury content falls within acceptable guidelines. I believe that similar mi... Read more

Why I Write Things Out, When Tracking/Recording

Wednesday, December 10, 2014      9 comments

I have in my house/home office 3 Android phones (1 with a telephone contract, the other two, obsolete, used as handy information devices, and Android tablet (Kindle), and a Windows notebook, not including my desktop and server. Moreover, the 3 ... Read more

How I Measure, Record & Track Everything I Eat

Tuesday, December 09, 2014      8 comments

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More on Labeling

Saturday, December 06, 2014      10 comments

This quote from GoldenRodFarm (
ge.asp?id=GOLDENRODFARM -- in response to my last blog on labelling): "I always read labels. And, they do seem to have bizarre measurements on them. They make ... Read more

The Loopholes of Food Labeling

Friday, December 05, 2014      9 comments

Good Article by the SparkPeops: The Loopholes of Food Labeling What Food Manufacturers Don't Want You to Know
p?id=153 I also observe: * A lot of t... Read more

Tracking or Slacking?

Thursday, December 04, 2014      8 comments

Points or Progress? Plan or Pointlessness? Goals or Holes? Socialization or Struggle? Struggle? And, Success! ... Read more


Sunday, November 30, 2014      17 comments

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Top 20 Reasons to Lose Weight

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      18 comments

1. Lengthen your life! Obesity can shorten your life by upwards 5, 10, to 25 years. 2. Improve the quality of your life. You can do more. You feel like doing more. And, you enjoy every moment of it more. 3. Improve your self-esteem. Feel ... Read more

Thanksgiving: Give Thanks for Fun ----

Tuesday, November 25, 2014      7 comments
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Early Thanksgiving /\W\/\i\/\s\/\h\/ Resignation (?)

Sunday, November 23, 2014      15 comments

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Calorie-Restricting Diets Slow Aging

Saturday, November 22, 2014      9 comments

Calorie-Restricting Diets Slow Aging **************************** Research out of NYU Langone Medical Center shows low-cal regimen influences brain gene expression as female mice age. And remember, while peops are not mice, mice have very... Read more

Smarter Thru Exercise?

Thursday, November 20, 2014      8 comments
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