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Sure, too much sugar can rot your teeth and grow your waistline. But is it “the most dangerous drug” of our time? Yes, at least according to a Dutch public health official. Paul van der Velpen, the head of Amsterdam’s health service, says sugar is an addictive drug that should be “tightly … [Read more…]

I’m a huge fan of seafood, especially shrimp.  It’s one of my favorite types of seafood to cook at home because it’s quick, easy, and is a great fit with my Weight Watchers food plan. I recently came across this recipe for Dijon Shrimp.  Unfortunately, I don’t remember exactly where I found it, … [Read more…]

I don’t know about you, but I feel like I am meeting myself coming and going lately. We go to school through December 21 and that doesn’t give me much time before Christmas to get a lot done. I’ve been trying to not let cooking right go by the wayside. I have found that at busy times like … [Read more…]

Have you ever tried chicken sausage? It’s fantastic. I never even knew it existed until I began the journey into calorie-counting and I found it as an ingredient for something on Spark People. Its whereabouts in the grocery store perplexed me so I wandered around looking for it and found it … [Read more…]

Good morning, everyone! How was your week this week? Did you stick it to that scale? Did it give you the business this morning? Go ahead, weigh in, post about it and leave your link in the comments! Or you can just weigh in below. Either way, tell us what happened this week! And seriously, tell … [Read more…]

(Psst! Welcome to our new Fridays. We’re now alternating Focus on Fitness and Food Friday! Okay, carry on…) For me, and I’d bet for a lot of you out there, weight loss success or failure is directly linked to portion control. Yes, exercise is most definitely important and necessary, and also … [Read more…]