Author Archives: larrymagid

Letter to myself about recent weight-loss

Dear Larry, Congratulations. You (I) successfully lost 20 pounds over the past five months and are no longer overweight. You did it by thoughtful eating and daily exercise. That’s great, but you’ve done this before, many times.  Now comes the … Continue reading

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Fancy Food Show Highlights

by Patti Regehr Normally, I spend all three days at  the Fancy Food Show and wish there was even more time to check out all the products but this year it just didn’t seem all that compelling. I skipped last … Continue reading

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10 Rules for Restaurants

by Larry Magid I love restaurants, but not all are as user-friendly as they should be.  After years of eating in them — including during the time I had young children — I’ve come up with a few pet peeves … Continue reading

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San Francisco Fancy Food Show Brings Delights

by Patti Regehr Going to the Fancy Food Show for Nobelly Prize.com is like a pilgrimage for our staff. We get our gear all ready, good walking shoes, research done to check out where we should all go, and a … Continue reading

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Losing weight is hard — keeping it off may be harder than we thought

Tara Parker-Pope’s New Year’s day New York Times Magazine article, The Fat Trap is both discouraging and encouraging at the same time. It’s discouraging in that it reveals research suggesting that there are extremely strong biological forces working against those of us who … Continue reading

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Adding Balance to Your Fitness Routine

Calorie Count has an excellent article about the Importance of Balance in Fitness that includes instructions for some simple exercises. Share on Facebook Tweet This Post

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Good results from social media weight-loss diet

This post first appeared in the San Jose Mercury News by Larry Magid For the past several months I’ve been on a “social media diet.” No, I haven’t been refraining from using Facebook, Twitter and other social media. I’ve been on an old-fashioned … Continue reading

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My weight today (or the last time I stepped on the Withings scale)

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‘Social media’ diet success: It took 5 months, but I reached my goal!

  It took nearly 5 months but I reached my weight goal of 165 today on what I’m calling my “social media diet.” It’s by no means the first time I’ve lost weight, but it’s the slowest weight loss I’ve … Continue reading

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Taking longer than expected, but weight-loss goal in sight

  Chart shows 16 pound loss over 3 months It’s taking a bit longer than I had expected, but I am making steady progress towards my goal of 165 pounds which is now just under 5 pounds away. This is … Continue reading

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