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Give Harvard Health a piece of your mind!

Harvard Health Publications of the Harvard Medical School just published this bit of conventional tripe, written by Holly Strawbridge, Executive Editor of the Harvard Heart Letter:

Going gluten-free just because? Here’s what you need to know

Some choice quotes:

” . . . lately it’s become hip to go gluten-free. Based on little or no evidence other than testimonials in the media, people have been switching to gluten-free diets to lose weight, boost energy, treat autism, or generally feel healthier.”

“If you’re determined to go gluten-free, it’s important to know that it can set you up for some nutritional deficiencies.”

Banish Belly Fat

Banish That Belly All fat is not created equal. That spare tire is called “visceral fat” and it can affect your health in different ways. Belly fat can contribute to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and other conditions. You may have seen TV ads for magic pills or special exercises that target belly fat. The truth is […]

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When you face adversity in your personal life or on the job, react to it with a proportional response and do not back down because of a challenge. You will never be successful in any of your endeavors unless you are able to overcome adversity. Like Michael Jordon, you will fail; you will miss shots. But if you push yourself, you’ll find you have what it takes to take the next shot or complete the next play.

An excerpt from How Good Do You Want To Be? A Champion’s Tips on How to Lead and Succeed at Work and in Life by Nick Saban.

The #1 Silent, Secret Enemy Of Slimming Down: And How To Free Yourself From It

Have You Ever…

Darling, tell me if you ever experience any of the following:

  • Dressing to camouflage your body, instead of showing it off?
  • Eating your favorite foods in secrecy for fear of being seen?
  • Feeling that your body is unattractive and any man or woman who thinks otherwise is crazy?

If any of these three scenarios are familiar to you, I want to open your eyes to the common thread that unites them all: shame.

Shame: The #1 Silent, Secret Enemy of Slimming Down