Healthy Eating

Eating Potting Benches

May 8, 2014

When I was 12 years old I had a career path scoped out. I grew up playing sports and going to sporting events, mostly baseball games. My family traveled the country following a particular college baseball team. We also went to many professional baseball games. Aside from the game, I seemed to always notice the […]

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Confessions of an Addict

June 19, 2012
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I have a confession, I’m an addict. It started early on in life but I only recently began to understand the impact of my condition. I don’t remember the first time I “used” but I know by college I was a full-fledged junkie. You might wonder how I kept this from my parents. The truth […]

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The Food Network: Porn for Fat People

June 24, 2011

I follow Michael Pollan on Twitter (@michaelpollan) and after seeing a new tweet ended up exploring his website. I came across an article titled Out of the Kitchen, Onto the Couch in which he discusses the decline of home cooking and the popularity of food television programming. Pollan states that the average American spends only […]

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I’m Fat Daddy and I’m Fatorexic

February 15, 2011

For Valentine’s Day I did not get Hot Mama flowers or a card, she was totally fine with it since we had discussed it before hand. I did, however, get her a membership with Weight Watchers Online. Actually, I am the member, but it was with her in mind that I signed up (again). I […]

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Rethinking Fast Food

December 17, 2010
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You woke up late this morning and ran out the door without packing a lunch. Fast forward to 11:45 a.m. and you are starving. Time for fast food, right? Right, but not what you may be thinking. No I’m not suggesting a big ol’ bacon cheeseburger and onion rings (damn that sounds good) or a […]

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An Idea Worth Spreading

March 10, 2010

If you have never spent some time at the TED website, you are missing out. Here is a talk given by Jamie Oliver about the current state of our diet and its impact upon our children: An Idea Worth Spreading, posted with vodpod

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Photo Food Journal

March 1, 2010

In connection with my new outlook on food, I am trying to eat healthier and exercise more. Instead of getting a fast food salad I decided to go to the local grocery store and pick up ingredients to make my own salad at work. While I was making my lunch I had an epiphany, I […]

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A New Outlook on Food

February 5, 2010

Over the past few weeks I have read several books that have dramatically changed the way I view food. In a way I wish I had never read any of these books so that I could remain in a state of ignorant bliss. But, in reality, I have been far from blissful when it comes […]

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