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What Really Makes Us Fat

I’ve long held that not all calories are created equal. Some make you fat. Others seem to pass right through you, leaving no residue at all. Until now, nutritionists have told us not to believe our experience. Eat enough for … Continue reading

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The Eatery

The Eatery is an iPhone app that tracks what you eat, rates caloric intake, and shares your eating habits on Facebook. Some people detest the Facebook tie-in, not wanting to pollute their timelines with photos of everything they put in … Continue reading

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The Mediterranean Diet

This is the beginning of what will eventually be a loooooong post on the Mediterranean Diet. Hundreds of books and thousands of studies have described the Mediterranean Diet and its benefits since the term since researchers at Harvard coined the term in … Continue reading

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Back on track?

Yoghurt for breakfast. 11:30 snack of Trader Joe’s black bean soup. (The Trader’s soup is a health food in a pourable container. Quick zap in the microwave and it’s ready to go. As soon as I finished it, I got … Continue reading

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Reckoning

Breakfast of hard-cooked eggs. Lunch at Massaro & Santos, 32 Cannery Row. Great view off Coast Guard Pier. This is a spot for locals, far enough away from the touristy fake restaurants down the street to offer yummy seafood at … Continue reading

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The Berkeley Diet is not a diet

The Berkeley Diet is my lifestyle; it’s not rules and regulations. Taking photos of what I eat and how I occasionally exercise keep my consciousness raised. The one rule, and even it gets broken every now and then, is “Don’t … Continue reading

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Slipping and sliding

Breakfast of scrambled eggs and salsa. I’m learning to cook on an induction hot plate. This is a great way to make scrambled eggs. Fast, too. I cook the eggs at 250. While they’re cooking, I zap salsa in the … Continue reading

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More reflection on what I eat

What a healthy day! I began with scrambled eggs and salsa. I’m using an induction hot plate to cook the eggs; they take no time at all. And I zap the salsa in the microwave for 30 seconds to warm … Continue reading

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