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Diet Research? It must be January.

Published on January 4, 2013 By bmagnus

Yes indeed, it’s the first week of the year, and that means millions of Americans are trying to shed between 5 and 500 pounds. Some scientists were even willing to stick their necks out there and say fructose is a culprit in weight gain (a culprit not the culprit). Check the archives and you will find me many […]

On the Jobs Numbers

Published on December 7, 2012 By bmagnus

So I have some open tabs that I’ve been saving for a discussion on employment, unemployment, and job creation. Luckily for me, job creation and unemployment numbers came out today. Unemployment does continue to go down, and it looks like we [barely] create enough jobs to keep up with demand. However, many of those new […]

Apparently She Got Religion

Published on June 27, 2012 By bmagnus

Maybe you remember a while back that I ragged on Paula Deen for the hypocrisy of hyping cake on the same magazine cover proclaiming she was going to talk about living with diabetes. Well, that’s still bad. But at least she seems to be getting her own dietary house in order. This week’s People Magazine […]

Book Review: Diary of a Mad Fat Girl

Published on March 8, 2012 By bmagnus

This post is in connection with the BlogHer Book Club. I am being compensated for this review and received a free copy of the book itself. Join the conversation! My first clue that Diary of a Mad Fat Girl by Stephanie McAfee might have a little disconnect was when I laid eyes on the cover: […]

Yin and Yang of Healthy Living, Part 2

Published on February 5, 2012 By bmagnus

You will never get in shape through diet, and you will never control your weight through exercise. Yesterday, we talked about diet. Today we talk about exercise. Together they work like two halves of a fitness and health puzzle that fit together perfectly. To clarify my initial statement, exercise makes a great part of a […]

Tucker and Shorties vs Evil

Published on May 4, 2011 By bmagnus

Inspirational Story of the Day: Teen disappointed that he didn’t make the soccer team, so he loses 60 pounds and deadlifts 308 pounds. There are lots of things you can do if you want to badly enough. Um, Yeah: I can see where meeting a co-worker in such a place might be bothersome. Just say […]