Tag Archives: Eat to live

Is going on a diet like joining a cult?

Is going on a diet like joining a cult? This is one of the jokes magician Penn Jillette makes in his book Presto: How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales. Jillette is the loud, tall and … Continue reading

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Holiday food log Day 3

My plan for Saturday was to follow the guidelines in Dr. Joel Furhman’s Eat to Live. I used to think this was way too restrictive for me, especially on a weekend. But given how much I enjoy some of the … Continue reading

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The ‘Live to Eat’ brain

1.  (The cartoon doesn’t look as good online as it does in the print version, but they don’t publish newspaper pages on the web, just content.) 2. For the details on the experiment that ended my quarter pounder fixation, click … Continue reading

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How I’m working on my ‘Live to Eat’ tendencies

Every now and then I think about the difference between people who “eat to live” and those who “live to eat.” Regardless of how much food either group consumes over the course of the day, I think the true difference … Continue reading

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2 keys to sticking to a diet

Before we started Wells Weighs In, Wednesdays were my “experimental diet” day. It’s not like I attempted a new diet every Wednesday. But if there was something I was curious about it, that’s when I tried it. A few weeks … Continue reading

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Historian Jon Pontzius’ dietary philosophy

When I first met historian, sculptor and retired social worker Jon Pontzius, I figured he was in his 50s. Turns out he’s 72. Pontzius attributes his energy and good health to a dietary regimen based on Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s book, … Continue reading

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