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blogsurfing: light on my feet

August 16, 2007

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I encourage you to check out this compelling weight-loss blog. You have got to respect her attitude, her honesty, and her commitment. With a specific goal, a positive, proactive attitude, tracking tools (like, say, a blog!) and access to health professonals, she is doing everything right to lay the groundwork for lifelong success. And she’s […]

myfoodphone: phoneblogging your diet for free

August 13, 2007

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Now this is interesting to those of us with cellcams and a habit of photographing our food. Sprint, the phone company, has come up with MyFoodPhone, a service where you essentially photoblog your meals from your phone and a nutritional advisor checks them out once every two weeks and gives you feedback on your choices. […]

diary of a (hard) liver

July 26, 2007

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Here’s an intriguing article from the Times of London, the alcohol diary of a columnist who thought: Oh hey, I’m getting on, maybe I should start cutting down, just in case, you know. Then he found out how much he really had been drinking, day in and day out. Not a pretty picture: I had […]

diet-safe cake

July 10, 2007

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We’ve all wanted to have our cake and eat it, too. And once you’re “of a certain age” you’d rather like to not gain any weight from it, either. Well, the blog curiouslycrafty has answered our prayers with their latest creation, which, while lush and satisfyingly rich, has fewer than fifteen calories a serving. Life-size […]

the most boring thing in the world

June 4, 2007

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Well, maybe air is boring-er, but not by much. I’m talking about water. You need it, a body’s gotta have it, but good lord in heaven is it dull stuff. And I dunno about your bathroom, but mine just isn’t such a fabulous oasis of delights that I care to spend half my day in […]

meals without kitchens: equipment

June 1, 2007

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Not everyone out there has a kitchen they can use: some people live outdoors, some have rooms in hotels, boarding houses, or private homes that don’t allow them to cook, and some people are just New Yorkers. How do you eat under those circumstances if it’s unrealistic to expect to eat at restaurants all the […]

fanorexia

May 26, 2007

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It’s no secret that actresses face ridiculous pressure to be thin, and it’s equally obvious that, rightly or wrongly, they are role models for their more impressionable fans (yes, I know that’s a redundant expression). And it’s not always their healthy choices that are the most popular, to say the least. Defamer has gone ahead and coined the […]