LISA’S TAKE (January 2016)

Calorie and Quality…They Both Matter I recently spoke with someone who said that with regard to weight gain, it doesn’t matter where the calories come from. She suggested that eating a donut is no different than consuming a more nutritious food with the... read more

The Huffington Post Lauds STOP THE DIET, I WANT TO GET OFF!

From The Huffington Post January 6, 2016 By Joe Sutton for IndieReader For many of us, the start of a new year inspires us to better ourselves. We set (sometimes unobtainable) goals for the months ahead, hoping to improve and take control of our lives. Unfortunately,... read more

Brain Power

I’ve been teaching a nutrition class for senior adults for over seven years. We meet once a week. The majority of attendees have come to the class since it began. It’s awesome. We cover a lot of topics from diabetes to hypertension to stress management and kidney... read more

Birth of a Book

It’s not easy to write a book. I know. I’ve written two-and-a-half. Yes, there’s a half book in there. Many years ago I took a stab at writing a romance book called The Girl with the Kelly Green Scarf. From start to finish it was about eighty pages. Clearly, that’s... read more

Art of the Yo-Yo

Previously posted on Mythical Books Yo-Yo dieting. It’s so prevalent and has been a part of many of our lives. Have you lost weight on a diet only to gain the pounds your shed, perhaps even more, down the road? And then you tried dieting again only to repeat the... read more

Creating “Stop The Diet, I Want To Get Off!”

Originally from The Story Behind The Book All of my adult life I’ve been a proponent of healthy eating. It’s a passion of mine. And one day, while in my early-forties, I decided to do something about it. I left my job as real estate manager for McDonald’s Corporation... read more

Avocado Alert

Originally posted on Wouldn’t it be nice if money literally did grow on trees? Can you imagine picking twenty dollar bills from the trees in your backyard? That would be awesome! I could daydream about it all day long. But sadly, that’s not the... read more

Dear Reader

Previously posted on Dear Reader, I hope this letter finds you well. Summer is upon us and it’s been a busy one for me. I’m in the process of promoting my new book, Stop The Diet, I Want To Get Off!, and while it’s fun to do, it takes a lot of... read more