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November 4, 2011
Macaroni and cheese, pizza, plain noodles – this menu sounds like that of a child, and a picky one at that. What if I told you these were a few of only a handful...
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November 4, 2011
Halloween has come and gone and many pumpkins now sit neglected, collecting cobwebs and wallowing in their post-season funk, waiting for their next shining moment: Thanksgiving. And with the next holiday comes food, lots...
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November 4, 2011
I was waiting for the shuttle bus to take me to my volunteer post at the Ironman 70.3 Austin in October when I struck up a conversation with a group of women all wearing...
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November 4, 2011
For those of us who couldn’t brave the crowds this past “black Friday”, there’s still hope for some great deals online today. “Cyber Monday”, as today has come to be known, provides some amazing...
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November 4, 2011
with Dr. Jennifer Conroy The Mayor’s Fitness Council’s (MFC) city-wide contest is one part self-control, three parts access to healthy foods, and they’re challenging every restaurant in the city to create and offer one...
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November 4, 2011
Legumes are among the world’s most perfect foods, according to Joel Fuhrman, M.D., a board-certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. In his book “Eat to...
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November 4, 2011
Several doctors and researchers have been proclaiming evidence-based disease prevention and reversal through diet for years. Six have written books that are widely acclaimed for programs based on healthy eating. Several of these authors...
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November 4, 2011
The weather has finally cooled down and it’s the perfect time for warm soup. Serve with fresh greens and toasted bread for a simple fall meal.(with Anne Wilfong, RD, LD) WHAT YOU NEED 6...
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November 4, 2011
The holidays are just around the corner and with them come many temptations to overindulge and under-exercise. The solution is to get more work done in less time through combination movements. As we develop...
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November 4, 2011
Most runners can make it through a 10K with a few cups of water and are at the finish line long before even beginning to think about food. But a half marathon changes the...
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November 4, 2011
It’s easy to put on a pound or two over the holidays, but almost impossible to lose them again. This post-holiday diet plan will help you shed those unwanted lbs and get you back...
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November 4, 2011
Ahh December, the season of giving. While it’s easy to get caught up in shopping, holiday parties and prepping for travel and/or guests, it’s important not to forget the reason for the season! A...
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November 4, 2011
In AFM’s September issue, we talked about the slippery world of performance-enhancing substances in sports (you can revisit that article here). Here in Austin, so many people deal with season allergies that it’s easy...
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November 4, 2011
The last few months have been extremely tough. I have been traveling extensively and only home a few days at a time before heading out again, so making my workouts fit in has been...
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November 4, 2011
On November 12, former Austin mayor Bruce Todd hosts the Please Be Kind to Cyclists gala event at Pure Austin (907 W. 5th Street) with music, entertainment, and a silent auction. The non-profit, dedicated...
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November 4, 2011
In honor of this month’s Nutrition Issue, we want to remind everyone of an article in our February issue of last year. Just because a food is low in calories doesn’t necessarily mean it’s...
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November 4, 2011
There are actually quite a few entertaining Thanksgiving movies (Planes, Trains, and Automobiles is a well-known favorite; a couple of lesser known are the darkly funny Pieces of April and one on my list of...
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November 4, 2011
Visit with John Mackey for a few minutes and you first get a tutorial about backpacking, not nutrition. You’ll learn about hiking trails, ultra-light backpacking gear, and you, too, will begin referring to the...
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November 4, 2011
You’re exercising, feeling good, and you want to put the healthiest food into your body. You spin through the produce department and then the bulk foods section at the grocery store, loading up on...
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November 4, 2011
Part of the Thanksgiving ritual is shopping for the centerpiece of the big meal:  the turkey.  But where does that turkey come from?  How was it raised?  For some, those unknowns drive them to...
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