Eat Like a Mediterranean, Day 1

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Today is Day 1 of my 10-Day “Eat Like a Mediterranean” series.  It’s a follow-up to the recent Hopkins study which links 4 lifestyle habits (not smoking, maintaining a healthy body weight (BMI <25), exercising regularly, and eating a Mediterranean diet) to a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality.  Compared to persons that […]

Study Indicates 4 Lifestyle Habits Can Cut Heart Disease Risk 80%

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In Today’s Post & Courier Your Health section (D1), David Quick writes about a recent study out of Johns Hopkins that touts four lifestyle habits – exercising regularly, eating a Mediterranean diet, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight – can cut one’s risk of heart disease by a whopping 80% (as well as death […]

Whole Foods first Retailer to Require Labeling of GM Foods

Kudos for Whole Foods stepping up to the plate! Read article here.

Gaulart & Maliclet (Fast & French)

The fabulous lunch "special of the day" at Gaulart & Maliclet

Since the school year has started I’ve had a little more time now to enjoy my girlfriends and catch up over lunch.  My dear friend Dawn (go Purdue!) and I have made a pact to try a new restaurant in Charleston each month.  I know, I’ve got it rough…. As luck would have it, we […]

Top Food Additives to Avoid

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This brief but helpful article came through my email the other day, and I wanted to share it with you.  Click here for a list of the 5 top food additives to avoid, and WHY they should be avoided.  I for one can attest to the food coloring (#1 on the list) additives: my boys go […]