Tag Archives: junk food

Getting the hang of ‘cheat day’

I didn’t have a great loss last week on the Slow Carb Diet — just .2 pound, and it literally took me all week to get there. But I feel like I’m starting to get the hang of Cheat Day*, … Continue reading

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Eating with electrons in mind

Stress generates free radicals, which storm your body looking for an electron they can steal, leaving damaged cells in their wake. Antioxidants come equipped with an extra electron that can neutralize free radicals. Which means that … When you eat … Continue reading

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A modest proposal to change the name of ‘junk food’

Would it be easier to stay away from junk food if we called it something else? It’s obviously a derogatory term, but the meaning has been hijacked by pop culture to the point that most people think of it not … Continue reading

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A kid’s point of view: Avoiding 4-H Fair treats

By Colleen, age 10 I have been working at the local 4-H fair a lot lately, so here’s a question: How can I stay away from the fair food? The answer is: 1. Stay busy. This has been pretty easy, … Continue reading

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