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Green tea magic

I was looking through an old (February, 2010) issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition and found  an article I had marked to read “later.” And yes, miracle of miracles, “later” actually came.  See what good things can come from finding an excuse not to mop the floor? Anyway, this research study […]

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Five ways yoga helped me lose weight

I am not a runner, or a swimmer, or a dancer, or anything remotely related to those –ers. Yet, I am fit and it is because of yoga (although I am still waiting for my regular butt to be transformed into a fabulous yoga butt.) Here are the five ways yoga helped me lose weight […]

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Magic Bean Soup

Well, I’ve promised recipes that are easy, healthy and especially delicious, and will bring you at least one each week. So this week I am writing about my love for this bean soup. Now, there are a lot of bean soups I like, but this is the one I crave most often. It starts with […]

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My secret skinny weapons

Due to my recent love affair with Trader Joe’s Organic Blue Corn Tortilla Chips I find myself needing to lose a few pounds. Swimsuit season is coming fast, and here in Southern California there is no escape. I don’t like to think of a “diet” as much as a balance adjustment. I am too short […]

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