Food Research News

The news that made the headlines this week was research on lab rats indicating a similar reaction to Oreos as cocaine. Here is Brian Williams take on it from the NBC Nightly News: Visit for breaking news, world news, … Continue reading →

Reinvention — A Generation Fabulous Bloghop

The blog hop theme at Generation Fabulous this month is Reinvention. Since I started this blog after I started my weight loss journey, I thought it was time that I talked a bit more about the story of how I … Continue reading →

Book Review: French Women Don’t Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano

Book: French Women Don’t Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano Genre: Self help Publisher: Borzoi Books Publication date: 2005 Pages: 263 Source: Library Summary: The French paradox: dine on Duck à l’Orange and goat cheese, eat chocolate and croissants, and drink wine and champagne while staying slim and healthy. Mireille … Continue reading →

The Power of Habit — Group Read — Part 3 Discussion

Thanks to everyone who participated in the group read of The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg with posts, comments, tweets, and Facebook conversation. It helped me a lot to see the examples from other people’s lives and organizations. I … Continue reading →

A Librarian’s Tips for Healthy Holiday Parties

This post originally appeared on Huffington Post, A Librarian’s Tips For Healthy Holiday Parties. They wanted it exclusively for awhile, but I’m past that time now so I thought today, as we enter another round of weekend parties, would be a … Continue reading →

Books to Support a Healthy Lifestyle

In case you didn’t see it earlier in the week, I compiled a list of the recipes I posted on my blog in 2011:  Wednesday’s Healthy Eating Judging by the number of newbies showing up at the 3 Fat Chicks Forum to … Continue reading →