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A DASH of Goop


Today, I must begin with what I am grateful for.  It is Gwyneth Paltrow.  Yes, the pretentious princess of all things Goop-y is what I am grateful for.  689 more words


I’ve promised for awhile now that I would write about the DASH Diet.  I can’t do it in one entry so I’ll start with some basic information and let you know what I am currently doing and what I am working toward.  764 more words

Blood Pressure Diet May Also Cut Stroke Risk - Kidney Foundation

It’s wonderful to learn that there can be further good effects to healthy eating. So, the latest announcement from the National Kidney Foundation was most welcome. 302 more words

Blood Pressure

New Month - New Diet (s)

March is a brand new month and with that comes a topic change – diet!  Most people have New Year’s Resolutions that start off with the best intentions, and then they fall by the wayside.  542 more words

High Pressure Thump

Several years ago, I went to a health screening at work. It was a pretty comprehensive screening that involved taking my blood and testing it for what I was sure would prove to be a majorly unhealthy lifestyle (meaning I drank a lot, didn’t sleep much, and ate like a 50-year-old dockworker who participates in bacon grease-drinking competitions). 712 more words

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Mediterranean Diet Helps Preserve Brain Function

Well, perhaps that’s a bit of an overstatement. Preserved brain function and the Mediterranean diet were  positively associated in a study involving Americans in Utah. This fits with prior observations that the Mediterranean diet prevents dementia. 85 more words

Mediterranean Diet

Albert Einstein, who discovered that a tiny amount of mass is equal to a huge amount of energy, which explains why, as Einstein himself so eloquently put it in a famous 1939 speech to the Physics Department at Princeton, “You have to exercise for a week to work off the thigh fat from a single Snickers.”  ~Dave Barry, Dave Barry Turns 50…

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