Did You Say...I Can Eat More Carbs!?
I have to admit. I’ve been keeping a secret.
I have had good reason to keep the secret, and that is, there wasn’t much data out, and I didn’t want to send you down a rabbit hole unprepared for the results.
I’ve been harping over the years on how bad for you the “white stuff is.” Bread, ...Read more
If it’s not good to mix religion with politics, how about politics and food?
I rarely buy an issue of Us Magazine but I was attracted to the cover this week. The headline, “25 Things You Don’t Know About Me,” featuring presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton.
The most interesting thing I learned in the article is that Hillary Clinton ...Read more
There are 77 neighborhoods in Chicago. They each have a name. They all have a history. And they all have their own, unique charm. 2.7 million people call these neighborhoods home.
Speaking of home…we have a new one. We also have new offices.
We moved to a Chicago neighborhood called Ravenswood and both our home and office are located on ...Read more
Last Saturday was the first time I saw a commercial for a body lotion specifically designed for people with Type 2 diabetes. I didn’t realize Type 2 diabetics need special lotion. I suspect they really don’t; that regular lotion will do, but this gives the lotion company another unique element to draw you to buy their lotion instead of ...Read more
Editor's Note: We think you'll enjoy today's previously published Zola classic...
People are always asking me what the consequences are if they cheat on a diet. I always answer the same way.
There are some minor cheats you can make on a diet without putting yourself in the penalty box.
There are other things you can do to ...Read more
Baldies rejoice! A $3 natural solution helped over 6,000 balding men in their 50s regrew a full head of hair in just a few short weeks. Subjects were forbidden to take any other medications or use hair regrowing products during the successful experiment. Experts say it works better and faster than hair transplants...
I’m Irish and particularly fond of St. Patrick’s Day. By the time you read this, Chicago will have dyed the river green and I will have witnessed the event. They do it the weekend before St. Patrick’s Day now, so when the holiday lands later in the week they manage to make an entire week-long celebration. I don’t celebrate all week long ...Read more
Remember when smoking was fashionable? It seemed like everyone smoked.
You’d see famous actors smoking in movies. Golfers smoked cigarettes as they made their way down the fairways. Nightclubs were filled with smoke, and it was seen as sexy to be sitting in the glow of candlelight and a cloud of smoke with a cigarette in your hand. Chivalrous...Read more
I have discovered a new way to stay regular. It’s not fiber. It’s a mineral. Magnesium.
Lots of people have a challenge staying regular. Overweight or skinny. Constipation can be an issue; and one that can interrupt your life in a most uncomfortable way.
When dieting, lots of people get constipated. As you reduce the amount of fats you...Read more
Humanism - The Whore of Babylon and the Sleeping ChurchChristina M. Lopez
Christians are asleep and not prepared for dark days ahead. The One World Religion mentioned in Revelation 17, is positioned and ready to prepare the way for The Anti-Christ. I expose Her. I show how she first appeared in the Garden of Eden; and to reappear throughout every ...
The grocery stores around here are overflowing with paczki. Paczki are Polish donuts. (We have the largest population of Polish people outside of Warsaw here in Chicago). Paczki are HUGE. Each one packs a full punch at 425-500 calories. I have no idea how many carbs are in one. You can smell the carbs just walking past the display.
Paczki are a...Read more
I have been wanting to scream at Oprah Winfrey ever since the news announced her investment in Weight Watchers. $48 Million is a LOT of money.
Not only have I wanted to tell her that her money would have been much more beneficial to the overweight population if she had teamed up with me, but that she is doing them a disservice.
I’m going to ...Read more
Super Bowl is right around the corner, and if you’re like the majority of red-blooded Americans, I didn’t need to tell you that.
This is the 50th year of the Super Bowl. I can remember the first one pretty clearly. The Packers were playing in it, so it was required TV watching in my family. And no potty breaks until the commercials. I was ...Read more
I’ve heard of star athletes dislocating their knees. Never a cat.
We came home from lunch one day and found our little kitty, Tattoo with her leg held up and she was trembling.
I rushed her to the vet and they took xrays. She had dislocated her knee laterally, so that means it was sticking out on the outside of her leg. Uber painful. We have...Read more
Enjoy this previously published Zola classic...
To Carb or Low Carb That’s the Question
I heard it first from my father. He was sitting at the kitchen table one morning grousing to my mother about his breakfast. My mother had laid out the breakfast my dad’s doctor had recommended. My dad was complaining about what he was ...Read more
When you’re on a diet, or just living a low carb lifestyle in an effort to maintain your weight, you can’t expect to just sit home. That’s not fair. You have to be able to go out once in a while and not sabotage your progress.
The trick is in what you order.
I’ve researched the menus at some of the more popular chains and have outlined...Read more