Monthly Archives: August 2010

August 29, 2010…Bobby Flay and Parade Magazine helping to fuel the childhood obesity epidemic!

August 29, 2010. Thank you Bobby Flay and Parade Magazine for helping to fuel the childhood obesity epidemic!!! No wonder our children are getting heavier! All I wanted to do was have a relaxing breakfast on a Sunday morning. I … Continue reading

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August 27, 2010….Low Carb Summertime Cocktails…..YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

Lots of sunshine and heat predicted for the Jersey coastline for the next week and I’ve got summertime cocktails on my mind! ( Guess I’m trying to hang on to the summertime vibe)…..I wanted to give you some low carb … Continue reading

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Jicama? Yes, jicama….aka the yam bean, the Mexican potato, the Chinese turnip….where does it fit on The Metabolism Miracle?

Consider adding jicama to the neutral veggie list of The Metabolism Miracle. It is a crispy, sweetish root-like legume that resembles a turnip in appearance. It grows on vines close to the ground and is quite popular in Mexican and … Continue reading

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Dr. Oz, “Reversing Heart Disease”, and Liquid Plumber

  I was working on a project in my home office this morning. The Dr. Oz show was background noise on the television outside my office door. I felt compelled to stop working and write this entry before someone makes … Continue reading

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Ramadan

August 10, 2010…..Suggestions for Ramadan Ramadan is the holiest of Islamic holidays. During the 9th month of the Muslim year, all participating Muslims maintain a month of fasting from dawn to sunset. Several readers asked about the best way to … Continue reading

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Breakfast.. means “break the fast” for a reason! Quick, easy one pan breakfast…yummy and healthy, too!

I’ve interviewed people regarding their food intake for close to 30 years. Of the 3 main meals, the one meal that is most often in a “rut” is breakfast. People give a variety of reasons for choosing the “same ole, … Continue reading

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To Snack or Not To Snack?…That is the Question!

My girlfriend is not sure if she has Met A (textbook metabolism) or Met B (the genes for metabolic syndrome). We both want to lose weight. She refuses to snack and I know I need to….how should I advise her? … Continue reading

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