How do you view change? Do you embrace it with arms wide open? Or do you turn your back and try to keep the status quo?
Eleven year old Birke Baehr presents his views on our food system in this short five minute video. Well spoken Baehr argues for organic and local sourcing and why he wants to be an organic farmer when he grows up. His video on Ted.com has received plenty of comments and isn’t that the point…to spark […]
It’s that time of year again! Time for making resolutions. Some resolve to drink less. Some resolve to get in shape and lose weight. Others resolve to manage stress. However statistics indicate that only 64% will keep going after one month and after six months less than half of those resolutions will survive. Personally, I’ve […]
Exercise. For some it is a love affair and for others it is love/hate affair. I love it when I’ve been on a roll and I hate it when I feel like I’m starting from scratch again. However, the benefits you gain from regular exercise far outweigh any negative feelings I may have about it. […]
I go back and forth between the composition book/pen and online journal methods. Since, I have been journaling for awhile, I am always looking for a good online program that is easy to use, allows for the entry of custom foods, tracks intake versus goals, and delivers summary information that is clear and easy to understand. Following is my review of three programs (one for the iPhone/iTouch). It is important to note that I was not asked to review these programs or offered any incentives.
You want to lose weight? Sure keeping a food journal may help but only, and only, if you follow a strict set of procedures. You want to make better food choices? Yes keeping a food journal may help but only, and only, if you follow a strict set of procedures.
Do you see — err read — what I’m getting at? Whether your goal is to lose weight or to expand your nutritional education keeping a food journal requires three things: discipline, honesty, and time.