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 or “rules” on how waiters and restaurant operators can make life better for customers. But courtesy is [...]
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by Patti Regehr There is some debate about the role of dairy in the diet and, indeed, there are a growing number of people who avoid it completely for both health and humanitarian reasons. Still dairy plays in important role in many people’s diets and there is evidence that –when used moderately — it can [...]
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 discussion of what we think the new products will be. We each have our focus. [...]
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 want to maintain weight loss. It’s encouraging in that it provides some incite as to how we [...]
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
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 food diet with a 21st-century twist. I’ve been using social media and other technologies to [...]
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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 ever sustained which, I’m told, is a good way to loose weight. My average loss [...]
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 hardly the first time I’ve been on a weight-loss diet but what is different about [...]
For the past three months I’ve been dieting and exercising but after an initial loss of about 12 pounds, and 9 pounds from goal, I’ve hit a plateau. For the past couple of weeks I’ve somewhat increased my food intake but greatly increased exercise and, based on “net” calorie consumption I should be loosing a pound or two a [...]
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