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Training for a DNF — in eating

I once thought there was no way I could ever not finish food I put on my plate. The habit was just too ingrained, and I couldn’t bear wasting food. Recently I’ve had some success in learning to quit eating … Continue reading

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Own your serving size

Here’s an idea I’m fooling around with for my next newspaper column: It’s time for Americans to declare their independence from serving sizes. That doesn’t mean ignoring food labels, nor am I agitating for a massive pigout. But instead of … Continue reading

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Hummus: Dipping blind vs. dipping smart

I’ve been eating hummus like crazy this summer, and this week inadvertently tried a yummy new flavor – olive tampenade from Saba – that I might like even better than roasted red pepper. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but … Continue reading

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Contest resurrects ‘cut and paste’ weight-loss tool

This is getting serious. Four weeks into our family weight-loss contest, three out of four teams are tied for first place with each reporting a 13.5 pound loss – and even the last-place team has now cracked double digits with … Continue reading

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