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People tend to think I’m an extremely healthy eater. I’ll say no to baked goods brought in by a colleague…I’ll order salad as an entree…I’ll abstain from dessert during the week. To some, I guess this can seem extreme, to…...

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It’s like a silent clock ticking away in your ear, or a magnetlike grip that draws you closer. It’s unavoidable and inescapable, and you’re powerless against its demands. It’s a craving for Mexican food. Or chocolate. Or a Coke, or…...

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Our bodies are naturally wired to crave sugar…both for mental reasons and for physical reasons.  Physically, our cravings come from a deep ancestral need for micro-nutrients, which are found in fruits.  When we crave sugar, we are actually craving the…...

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When I was a child, we ate pretty healthy in our household.  For the most part, we had well-balanced meals that included vegetables, fruit, grains and lean protein.  However, we also had our indulgences. Although all of us enjoyed each…...

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For those of you who know me well, you might not be surprised by this admission: I love ice cream. For those of you who know me mostly through my articles and newsletters, you might be shocked. Just about any…...

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Every Friday we have ‘Pod Breakfast’ in our office.  Basically, this means that one person brings in breakfast for everyone else in the ‘Pod.’  More often than not, Friday Pod breakfast consists of doughnuts, muffins, scones and bagels.  Once in…...

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Throughout my lifetime, I think I’ve been able to maintain strong willpower over various things.  Sometimes it was specific to diet and exercise, other times it was specific to relationships, and other times, it was specific to ‘doing the right thing’…...

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Growing up, there was a clear distinction between my parents and what they craved.  Dad was the obvious chocolate and sweet lover.  Any reason to go to Friendly’s for ice cream sundaes was a happy occasion for him.  On the…...

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