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Sheri’s Rants #25: Your Basic Chewing Out.

September 10, 2009 by

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This morning I took  four dogs on a hike up a rocky winding trail.  For most of the hike, it was dry and steep and hot.  When I started thinking about turning around with the panting dogs, I made a decision to go just a bit further; I wasn’t crunched for time.  We climbed another […]

Obese People Have ‘Brain Degeneration’

August 26, 2009 by

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with thanks to Jodee McDowell (Aug. 25) – A new study finds obese people have 8 percent less brain tissue than normal-weight individuals. Their brains look 16 years older than the brains of lean individuals, researchers said today. Those classified as overweight have 4 percent less brain tissue and their brains appear to have aged […]

Obesity a Key Link to Soaring Health Tab as Costs Double

July 28, 2009 by

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By Nanci Hellmich, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — As Congress searches for ways to control health care costs, a new report provides a sizable target: obesity. Americans who are 30 or more pounds over a healthy weight cost the country an estimated $147 billion in weight-related medical bills in 2008, double the amount a decade ago, […]

FDA TAKES ENFORCEMENT ACTION ON PROTEIN MANUFACTURERS

July 23, 2009 by

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READ THIS LINK NOW (click here)http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm171458.htm This is a very important injunction against the company that manufacturers American Whey.  In the last year, we’ve had complaints of people having various allergen problems with a variety of whey protein powders – and in the American Whey line this was quite pronounced.  This product also slipped ACE-K […]

Sheri’s Rants #20: Perspective

July 15, 2009 by

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It’s hot where I live.  The sun heats up about 9 or 10 am and carries on through the day – culminating in an over-abundance of heat  right about midday.  It’s good to get out early if I want to move around outside. I’ve shared with you (Rant #19) a recent injury with my ribs […]

Sheri’s Rants #19: Gratitude. (‘It’s just a flesh wound!’)

July 9, 2009 by

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This is an auspicious time to be putting out a newsletter on ‘gratitude’. Why? I’ll tell you: I just moved into my new home in Ojai, California. I had plans to hit the ground running and get ready to turn around and head back up to Montana in August for the birth of a grand-baby. […]

Redefining Terms for a New Way – Courtney Townley

July 9, 2009 by

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“Wellness” is a word that has become inescapable in the past few years in the American media culture.  Our gyms now promote “fitness and wellness programs”.  Supplements are often labeled as “wellness formulas” and medical professionals now refer to their own industry as “the health and wellness industry”.    So, what does the word “wellness” mean […]

What NOT Listening to Doctors Can Do For You –

May 4, 2009 by

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(Lisa Duetsch posted this on the GT Support Forum. It is re-printed here on the Blog with permission. Thanks Lisa!) Hi everyone! I know I don’t have to tell any of you how fabulous genesis is – losing fat, feeling fab, and looking good too. At the same time, I wanted to share how significant […]