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This isn’t a shocker. A recent study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association found that television ads promote poor, imbalanced diets. Researchers analyzed 84 hours of television on the big four networks — ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox. According to researchers, if someone selected only foods advertised on TV during that time […]

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Get Me Some Vitamin D

I went for a bunch of blood tests about a week ago. Again, nothing serious. Just a check up. The doctor’s office called this morning. Everything was normal except my Vitamin D levels. I was stunned. Well…maybe not. Vitamin D comes from two main sources: Sun exposure and certain foods like milk and fish. Most […]

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Last August my husband started having medical issues. Intestinal issues. Sort of. He’s had three operations so far. The last one didn’t work, so he will be having his fourth operation soon. It’s been hard on all of us, although, to quote his doctor, “This is something that’s more a pain in the ass than […]

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I’ve been talking to Katelyn about marketing since she was barely able to talk. She’d be sitting there, all cozy in her cart cover, asking for all the colorful, fun-looking products. The ones with characters on the labels, and bright, garish labels. I’d explain how smart the marketers were; how well they had done their […]

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