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4 reasons to avoid sugar

July 23, 2013

If you’re not interested in dealing with the issue of sugar addiction, the new August issue of National Geographic might change your mind. The cover story on the evils of […]

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In praise of the suburbs, or, why I’m never moving back to NYC

February 18, 2013

I never thought I’d lived to see the day when anyone would call my life in the suburbs a hot trend. But that’s what The New York Times is saying, […]

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Why it can be good to lose weight

September 27, 2012

With Lady Gaga, Katie Couric and Demi Lovato all going public about their bulimia, I hesitate to say anything about my food issues for fear of seeming trivial.  But hey, […]

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Simple dietary solutions for skin allergies

September 6, 2012

For whatever reason, I’ve suddenly been running into people who want to know how both my daughter and I cleared up our skin problems by simply watching what we eat. […]

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Healthy? “Organic” & “milk” products are phoney-baloney

July 13, 2012

Since we care about our food, I MUST share two articles that left me feeling very emotional. One is about the ugly reality of so-called “organic” labels and the other […]

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Best-ever easy recipe for vegan mac & cheese

May 24, 2012

Take heart, you sad gluten-free-dairy-free slobs. It’s now possible to enjoy mac & cheese. Start by throwing away the soy cheese and rice cheese, which are udderly pointless (haha!).  Instead, […]

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How to eat in Paris for $38 a day

April 5, 2012

PARIS, FRANCE — It’s Day #2 of our vacation and we’re getting the hang of walking everywhere and using the Metro as our subway. Of course, we need the exercise […]

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