sunday smoothie: chocolate fix

sometimes, you want to do something good for you body-- you really do-- but only something super-chocolaty will do. it can't taste like wheatgrass. it can't be "kinda good, actually." it has to be the real deal-- creamy, rich, a little sweet. . . and preferably won't make you feel like crap. enter the chocoholic... Continue Reading →

Food: sin to atone for or fuel for the fire?

We have been conditioned to think of exercise as punishment for eating— especially women. While men’s fitness magazines often discuss how to fuel for a workout or eating to build muscle, women’s magazines usually focus on how to burn calories. Prime example: Shape magazine’s “you ate it, negate it” feature that tells you how many... Continue Reading →

What’s for dinner?

Food Blog Roundup! There is no health topic more confounding and controversial than nutrition. People care, and they care a lot, but finding sensible and trustworthy information is a full-time job. Searching “diet” in books on amazon returns almost 100,000 hits. Doctors have their name on every kind of eating plan you can think of, from... Continue Reading →

Who are these people who love running?

Running. Love it, hate it, tolerate it? It can be an acquired taste, for sure. It’s also dynamite exercise that you can do pretty much anywhere. I run, but I’m not a serious runner. I’m not signing up for races on the regular. But I know someone who is— ok, fine, she’s my identical twin. ... Continue Reading →

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