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I Tried Keto, Part 2: I Liked It, But …

I Tried Keto, Part 2: I Liked It, But …

My keto shopping cart at Whole Foods. Olives! European cheeses! And chipotle lime mayonnaise (which can make even sardines taste good) I wrote (much) earlier on this blog about the trendy "keto diet" here. Basically, it's about switching to our "backup system" when we...

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I Tried Keto, Part 1: What’s it all about?

I Tried Keto, Part 1: What’s it all about?

Suddenly "Keto" is everywhere. I even saw these Slim-Fast Keto bars this week at my local Giant supermarket: What is this new fad, and what's the science behind it? Quick background in case it's helpful: Foods contain three macronutrients (substances that provide...

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Your Fierce 2024 Self

Your Fierce 2024 Self

January is a good time to think about what we want to achieve in the coming year.  (I hope your January challenges are going well!) An even longer-term perspective can also be useful. It's an interesting exercise to relax with a notebook and take some time to imagine...

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What’s Your January Challenge?

What’s Your January Challenge?

A new year inspires us to new beginnings. Holiday feasting is over, and in the northern hemisphere, the darkest nights are behind us. Even though winter has just begun, the days are lengthening and sunlight is beginning to return. Now is the perfect time for a fierce...

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Feasting and Fasting

Feasting and Fasting

Feasting and fasting seem to be a natural human rhythm. Sometimes they are part of a ritual structure (Lent, Ramadan). Feasting and fasting are also simply the logical consequence of an uncertain food supply (berries in season, successful hunt -- or not). Today, there...

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They Enjoyed the Real-Food Buffet, Ate Until Satisfied, Lost Two Pounds 
How eating well can be healthy, delicious, and lead to weight loss.