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Fiber protects

Wednesday, September 23, 2015      6 comments

A diet rich in soluble fibre has been reported to reduce the incidence of bowel cancer, gallstones, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), heart disease and diabetes. I''m taking the Sparkpeople Fit and fiber challenge. Loving it!... Read more

Worked on my online courses all day

Tuesday, September 22, 2015      2 comments

I love to learn especially about health related topics. There are free online courses at and I find that studying keeps me from overeating. They are so interesting! I also love the sparkpeople challenges. Very help... Read more

Bullied by swim instructor

Monday, September 21, 2015      4 comments

Today I was bullied by one of the swim instructors. I am so sad.... Read more

Went swimming today before studying

Thursday, September 17, 2015      2 comments

Working of stamina.... Read more

Did 2 acqua classes today

Wednesday, September 16, 2015      1 comments

Refreshing...and exhausting.... Read more

I've never been a gardner...but-

Saturday, September 12, 2015      3 comments

I'venever been a gardner, but today I tried my hand at pulling weeds. Next Saturday, we wil till the soil and plant some herbs. Wish me luck on growing my green thumb.... Read more

The unsustainable use of water in agriculture

Thursday, September 10, 2015      2 comments

The limited availability of water for agriculture is one of the biggest challenges facing farmers in nearly all parts of the world. What can be done? One thing is to not waste food. It costs resources to produce the food, and if we waste it... Read more

Some foods with prebiotics

Wednesday, September 09, 2015      2 comments

Prebiotics are found naturally in some foods like leeks, artichokes, garlic and onions, green bananas, They help our healthy microorganisms in our gut.... Read more

Plan to combat snack attacks

Wednesday, September 09, 2015      3 comments

Plan to combat snack attacks: 1. drink tea and water. 2.track food, 3. have vegetables on hand to grab and go. 4. don't have junk food in the home.... Read more

We are supposed to journal about sugar cravings

Thursday, September 03, 2015      5 comments

I have read that sugar is added to many foods wher one would least expect it, for example spaghetti sauce. When I went shopping I was surprised to find high fructose corn syrup in sour pickles. Some brads add it to coconut water, too. I find ... Read more

Risk factors for Cardio Vascular Disease

Thursday, September 03, 2015      1 comments

Cardiovascular diseases, or CVDs, are the number one cause of death globally with 17.5 million people dying each year. Most of the CVDs can be prevented by addressing behavioural risk factors, such as unhealthy diet and obesity, physical inacti... Read more

Chair exercises with injured foot

Tuesday, September 01, 2015      0 comments

I liked this
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Is food addictive?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015      3 comments

I read that scientissts have not found a substance in food that could be classified as a cause for addiction. However, I wonder what about sugar?... Read more

Instead of a candy bar I bought a fancy eraser

Sunday, August 23, 2015      4 comments

Why did I buy a fancy eraser? 1. To spend my money, so that I couldn't buy a food-that-shall-not-be-named. 2. To remind me that people make mistakes that can be corrected (erased). 3. I bought a FANCY eraser as a treat to reward m... Read more

How has our food changed

Tuesday, August 18, 2015      5 comments

Food staples and food-processing procedures introduced during the Neolithic (think FARMING) and Industrial (think FOODPROCESSING) Periods have fundamentally altered 7 crucial nutritional characteristics of ancestral hominin diets: 1) glycemic ... Read more

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