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Handling High Fiber Foods

Sometimes, we feel like our bowels aren’t going right. It’s a bit embarrassing to discuss, but you can be safe here. I will do the talking. My son has said that I can talk for an hour to anybody about anything, so here goes. There are two kinds of fiber – soluble (which dissolves in […]

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Equinox, Passover, and Easter

As I write this, it is the evening of Palm Sunday and the second night of Pesach.  We are eight days past the March 20 equinox. What does the grouping of these three holidays mean for us today? There are similarities and differences. The equinox means that the day and night are equal in length. […]

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The pandemic has put us all in many strange situations. We take out instead of going to our favorite restaurants. We ZOOM with our families instead of seeing them in person. We worry about the effectiveness of the shots to hold the virus at bay. We work from home and no longer have lunch with […]

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High Fructose Corn Syrup

Today I promised to talk about high fructose corn syrup in our foods. This product has been being added to so many of our foods that it is important to take a look at where it comes from and what it does in the body. High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is made from corn, and […]

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About The Body And The Water

My clients often come to me with concerns about food, eating, and body weight. Fluids seem to be the last on the list of concerns, and they should be the first. This is because water is your body’s principal chemical component and it is essential for human survival.  Dehydration can cause your death in three […]

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The Next 40 Days

Last Wednesday was Ash Wednesday, the day many Christians mark as the first day of Lent, the time of reflection and penitence leading up to Easter Sunday. Clergy all over the world dispensed ashes, usually made by burning the palm fronds distributed on last year’s Palm Sunday, making the sign of the cross on the […]

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Planning Your Grocery Trip

One of the most challenging parts of your food recovery program is the grocery. Aisle after aisle of foods in beautiful packages invite you. The store is set up so you can meander from here to there and find new things to buy. And at the end of each aisle, a special product is displayed, […]

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Soup For A Snowy Day Supper

We have been blessed by ten inches of snowfall last week, and now 3 to 4 inches more as I am writing this! For me, it brings back memories of childhood; of tromping to school through the snow, of having fun playing in it. And when you came into the house for supper, what did […]

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