Chef Kim O'Donnel Says Eat More Beans in 2012

See USA Today http://usat.ly/yIcW6J and visit www.usdrybeans.com for tips & updates on beans

Research findings continue to support #Volumetrics

Harvard study shows weight loss benefits from eating vegetables, fruits, whole grains, yogurt in Counting Calories? Your Weight-Loss Plan May Be Outdated – http://nyti.ms/q2Ouf7

Dining Out and Obestity Risk

No surprise that eating out boosts obesity risk 400 Calorie Fix research finds restaurant meals usually >800 cals. Read about it in the July 4, 2011, LA Times

Retweet on Weight and Food

FoodNavigatorUS: Interesting articles on weight and food – Conflicted, intuitive, impulsive or plain confused? http://bit.ly/fN6tLH

Technology To Aid Weight Loss

Interesting article on using technology to aid weight loss. http://t.co/Yxvyrqr

Berry Good

An article in the February 2008 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition links eating a variety of berries to lower blood pressure and higher HDL “good” cholesterol. We try to keep a couple of big bags of berries in the freezer, wild Maine blueberries and an organic mixed berry assortment

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A Place For Indulgence

The headline of an article in today’s Food Navigator, “Consumers Demand Guilt-Free Indulgence,” caught my eye. The article cited a Datamonitor.com study that found that

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Think Your Drink

You walk into Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts or even McDonald’s and buy a coffee drink without too much thought. Mark my words: our love of fancy beverages is going to translate into extra pounds down the road. Why? Because most drinks have lots of calories, sometimes close to one-third of the calories that a

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Super on Sunday

It was the morning of Super Bowl Sunday, and we decided to get in a workout before an evening of wings and pizza. Problem was that we didn’t leave the house until 9:30 am. It was a bad scene at the gym, with cars circling around the thrice-expanded parking lot and not an open space

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Guilt-Free Dipping

At last night’s “Big Game” party, I thoroughly enjoyed my friend Pat’s spinach dip, a classic made with a package of frozen spinach, a can of water chestnuts, vegetable soup mix, and something white and fattening, usually sour cream or mayo.

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