Tag Archives: Nutrition

Five Favorite Post-Run Foods

Do you eat to run or run to eat? My snug jeans are proof that you can’t out-run a bad diet, but running does help me burn off most of my excess calories. Since my favorite race distance is the 10 … Continue reading

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The New USDA Dietary Guidelines

Have you seen the new USDA Dietary Guidelines? They don’t replace the MyPlate paradigm that replaced the food pyramid I grew up with, but instead give specific guidance on how we should fill our plates. The HHS/USDA press release says … Continue reading

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Diet Rules — Moderation Or Deprivation?

I think I have relatively healthy eating habits. I am not vegetarian or vegan. I don’t do Paleo or Whole 30. I hate the very idea of “clean” eating. But I do eat a balanced diet with whole grains, lean protein, … Continue reading

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Why Starbucks Is My Home Away From Home

Last month I shared how I took Starbucks on the road for our Grand Canyon vacation. The day that post was published I woke up at 1:55 am local time in San Jose–my body clock was still back on the … Continue reading

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Favorite Beverages Summertime Or Anytime

Today’s Friday Five topic is Favorite Summer Drinks,  but my favorite beverages don’t really change with the seasons. You can find me enjoying these five drinks almost any day of the year.  1. Water. My most favorite thing to drink is … Continue reading

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