My $25-a-week clean eating experiment a year later

June 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Fit at Forty, Just Me, On Health & Beauty, On Life

A year after test-driving my clean eating experiment I can say that I’ve adopted clean eating as a way of life. Really, it’s a return to how my parents and grandparents used to cook and eat before advertising and big business began convincing people that they had it all wrong.

Metabolism Madness and Turning 40

September 29, 2010 by  
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After 40 your metabolism decreases 5% every 10 years. And, if like me, you’ve been yo-yo dieting your entire adult life, the news gets even worse. Crash diets, disuse of muscles and drops in testosterone levels also add to the metabolism dive.

Esther Kane on: Mindful Eating Roadblocks – Eating without Enjoyment

March 3, 2010 by  
Filed under Fit at Forty, On Life

Last week we shared part I of Esther Kane’s Mindful Eating Roadblocks series, Distracted Eating. Today we present part II of Mindful Eating Roadblocks where Esther asks the question, are you eating without enjoyment?

Shopping with purpose: $25 good food challenge – Day 1

February 1, 2010 by  
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Today begins day one of my $25 good food challenge. For those not in the know, last week, after being inspired by Oprah’s Food, Inc. episode, I challenged myself, during the month of February, to eat only healthy, whole foods all on a weekly budget of only $25.