Mark loves girly music -- Madonna, Celine Dion, etc...it's kind of embarrassing, but also a trait I find rather endearing (only a wife could say that!). So as he headed out for a run this morning with his headphones on, I could, of course, hear some "Material Girl" penetrating loud enough for me to ... Read More about My music > Your music
If you enjoy a good'ole Denny's breakfast anything like my family -- brace yourself. In keeping with yesterday's topic of sodium...turns out, Panera may not be a leading offender. A consumer activist group in New Jersey sued Denny's Corporation this week because of the "dangerously high" levels of ... Read More about Denny's Downer
Did you know “Panera” translates to “time of bread” in Latin? But, of course! Even in the current economic state, with most restaurants suffering the worst quarterly decline in 28 years, Panera is experiencing otherwise. Since 1981, the franchise has opened 1,264 stores in 40 states. There’s another ... Read More about The DL on Panera
Maury Povich is infamous for his obese babies episodes (a close second to paternity testing, of course) featuring children who are double…triple… even quadruple the weight that is recommended for their age and length. While I’ll admit to partaking in the Maury episodes in the past myself, the ... Read More about Beyond "Baby Fat"
Sonic. 44 ounces, please. Now... If you've never tried Sonic's Diet Cherry Limeade, you're missing a little piece of heaven. Sonic hosts their daily "Happy Hour" between 2 and 4pm where these amazing slushes are half off - SCORE! Mmmm... While I almost decided to write, "It's DIET, don't judge" ... Read More about Today's Confessions of a Dietitian
Lily and I are flying solo this week, as Mark is at headquarters for business. The last thing I wanted to do last night was cook, so I popped in a SmartOnes -- SantaFe Style Rice and Beans, I believe it was called. Anyways, those things don't fill up this heifer, so I decided to add in more ... Read More about Microwaving plastic…hmmm…
The Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) reported a case study showing serious risks related to the Atkins diet . For those that don’t know, the Atkins diet is the ultimate low-carbohydrate diet. WebMD explains the diet as being controversial…to say the least . However, during ... Read More about I'll take a pass, Dr. Atkins
That's right! The US and Japan lead the world in populations of centenarians as a population growing 20x the rate of the total population by 2050. In 1950, there were only a few thousand over the age of 100 while today there are an estimated 340,000 worldwide . Why is this? Demographers ... Read More about 100+: the fastest growing age segment!