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Review: The Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz

Review: The Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz

I purchased The Big Fat Surprise on 27-Jan-2015 – it stayed on Mt. TBR for 1 year, 3 months. I want to start this review with a little information about me: I am currently an omnivore and I consume all foods with the exception of bananas (allergy). I do have… Read more »

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Review: Mindfulness for Beginners by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Review: Mindfulness for Beginners by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Awarenessing. Awarenessing is what Jon Kabat-Zinn calls the act of being aware and present. I suck at mediation. I’ve tried it in the past but it’s always been difficult for me. I have a very active brain. Very, very active. It’s the reason why I’m not really into watching TV/movies… Read more »

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Review: Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans by  Michelle Tam & Henry Fong

Review: Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans by Michelle Tam & Henry Fong

Nom Nom Paleo is a wonderful cookbook! Nom Nom Paleo was one of dozens of cookbooks I borrowed from the library while searching for paleo recipes. I went through so many cookbooks that they’d all started to look alike to me. I was…so over cookbooks that when I got the… Read more »

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DNF Review: I Didn’t Ask to Be Born: (But I’m Glad I Was) by Bill Cosby

DNF Review: I Didn’t Ask to Be Born: (But I’m Glad I Was) by Bill Cosby

In this hilarious collection of observations, Cosby brings us more of his wonderful and wacky insights into the human condition that are sure to become classics. In the tradition of Fat Albert, I DIDN’T ASK TO BE BORN offers a host of new characters, including Peanut Armhouse and Old Mother… Read more »

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Review: The CarbLovers Diet by Ellen Kunes & Frances Largeman-Roth

Review: The CarbLovers Diet by Ellen Kunes & Frances Largeman-Roth

The editors of Health Magazine (and top nutrition scientists) have big news: Eating carbs is the best way to get and stay slim. Breakthrough research revealed in this book shows how certain carb-rich foods-especially those with the amazing natural ingredient called Resistant Starch-act as powerful metabolism boosters and appetite suppressants…. Read more »

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Mini- Review: Crazy Sexy Diet by Kris Carr

Mini- Review: Crazy Sexy Diet by Kris Carr

I’m constantly working on me. My lifestyle, my exercise habits, my diet. I picked up Crazy Sexy Diet from my library. I was looking for a book (with recipes and meal plans) that I could use to adjust my diet. I am not rating this book because I was expecting… Read more »

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