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The Mind Gut Connection
Taken from the powerofslow via the Harvard Health Letter
Meditation is typically something you think of as a strategy for quieting the mind. But apparently, it can quiet your appetite, too.
According to recent research reported by the Harvard Health Letter, mindful eating can lead to weight loss and an increase in food enjoyment.
Re-printed from the Harvard Health Letter
The morning meal “breaks the fast” and replenishes blood sugar (glucose) levels that are normally low after a night’s sleep. But it isn’t just a matter of timing. Whether the day’s inaugural meal is healthful depends on its content, too, according to the June 2011 Harvard Health Letter.
“Skipping breakfast throws [...]
The seduction. The excitement. The pleasure.
The mere thought of entering is enough to induce erectile function.
It started innocently enough, as it often does. We were actually introduced by my wife. I just went along for the ride. Little did I know what awaited me.
Lawn chairs, pool chemicals and seasonal plants. Printer ink, paper [...]
COOK’S ILLUSTRATED compiled these taste test results of store-bought hot dogs as determined by a 20-person tasting panel.
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Nathan’s Famous Beef Franks
RECOMMENDED Johnsonville Stadium Style Beef Franks
RECOMMENDED Hebrew National Beef Franks
RECOMMENDED WITH RESERVATIONS Oscar Mayer Beef Franks
RECOMMENDED WITH RESERVATIONS Kayem Deli Jumbo Beef Hot Dogs
RECOMMENDED WITH RESERVATIONS Ball Park Beef Franks
NOT RECOMMENDED Boar’s [...]
Not all coolers are equal. The good folks from Cooks Illustrated have done their usual in-depth comparison testing and have selected a winner. It is the California Cooler Bags T-Rex Large Collapsible Rolling Cooler.
To summarize, they say: “Its large fabric-covered frame was lightweight and durable, and its interior plastic lining added an extra layer of [...]
It was at a trendy Italian restaurant on New York’s “Upper East Side.” A hot night it was, so rather than cooking, I was taking the family out to dinner instead.
Although I don’t recall exactly what we ate, I do remember that our waitress was attractive. But what remains most indelible in [...]
Reprinted from the Environmental Working Group website, this is what you need to know about the “Dirty Dozen” and the “Clean Fifteen” when it comes to pesticides in your food. Good to know AND you can download a handy little SHOPPING guide at the bottom of this post.
Eat your fruits and vegetables! The health [...]