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  • Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating

    Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating

Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating

A diagnosis of diabetes can feel like a death sentence.  I remember observing the faces of the participants in a diabetes education program, as the nutritionist described how to manage their blood glucose by controlling portions and by eating more nominally-processed foods and fewer sweets, sugary beverages and baked goods.

Although the participants were well aware of the need to make […]

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    How Resilience Protects Your Heart – Inside and Out How Resilience Protects Your Heart – Inside and Out

    How Resilience Protects Your Heart – Inside and Out

How Resilience Protects Your Heart – Inside and Out

“What’s your why?”

I knew that question would be a great ice-breaker at the American Heart Association event I was hosting.

The answers came quickly, and all of them were personal: names of relatives and friends who had survived — or not — from heart disease or stroke.  Some answers struck even closer to […]

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