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When Does Dieting or “Better Health” Become Destructive?

The simple answer to that question is, “when it’s really about something else.” Following is the most articulate and insightful description of “something else” that I could ever imagine. While the writer did eventually cross over into the land of full-blown eating disorder, the steps leading up to it are almost universal in becoming food

Butternut Squash-Apple Cider Soup

One of the loveliest things about this time of year are the wonderful smells that fill our homes. Warm spices that fill the air and surround us with memories of our mother’s and grandmother’s kitchens at the holidays. This delicious recipe offers a silky soup with just the right amount of spices. Try these unique

Brobdingnagian

Did I get your attention with that word? If you’re like I was a few minutes ago, you have no idea what that word means. Apparently if I had paid more attention to Gulliver’s Travels, I would know this work, as Brobdingnagian is from Brobdingnag, a country of giants in Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels.  Allow me

Same Old Weight Loss Hype

I was waiting in line at the grocery store a couple days ago when a woman turned to me and said, “Look how many magazines have something about dieting on the cover”. Standing there amongst the candy bars, breath mints and beef jerky, we counted eight. We didn’t know each other, but in that moment