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Amy D. Patient Expert

Marion, Illinois
I'm a freelance writer and photograher who's been living the low-carb lifestyle since 2001. I run... Full Bio
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Spaghetti Squash by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey everyone! I'm trying to get things organized for the new school year about to start. I'm cleaning, purging old books, etc. It's taking some work to get it all done, but I' ... Read on »
New Carb Tracker for iPod and iPhone by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Now I need to get one of these: Cool photo by nickwinch So I can get one of these: It's totally cool and will work on the iPhone or iPod. Hubby has ... Read on »
Scarlett Johansson uses low-carb by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Found an interesting tidbit about Scarlett Johansson's diet strategy while preparing for her role as Black Widow in the upcoming Iron Man 2 movie. You can read more about it h ... Read on »
The zoo can be great for exercise by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey gang! Here is the latest from my Examiner column. This particular article talks about our closest zoo, but I'd wager the same information applies to most zoos around the n ... Read on »
Low-carb bake mix, chocolate almonds and sugar habits by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hello all you wonderful people out there in internet land! Isn't it just a peachy day!?! *This is me trying to be chirpy and happy. I think it comes across as more annoyi ... Read on »
Healthy Kids Winner! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey everyone! Sorry this announcement is a day late. Yesterday was filled with my kids 4-H activities and it totally slipped my mind in all the chaos. I had my boy draw a ... Read on »
Win Fred Hahn's Strong Kids Healthy Kids! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Well, you won't win HIS kids, just the book with that title. So anyhoo, I'm super excited today! Why? Because my 12 year old son has decided he'd like to take better care ... Read on »
Chick-Fil-A giving away free food by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey everyone! Chick-fil-A is giving away free meals this Friday, July 10th to celebrate the 5th annual Cow Appreciation Day. To learn more, check out my examiner column here. ... Read on »
Happy Independance Day! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey Everyone! I just wanted to wish you a safe, fun and happy 4th of July! Instead of posting fireworks photos this year, I thought I'd share a cool little video from GoD ... Read on »
My review of EA Sports Active for the Wii by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey gang! I'm short on time but wanted to share my latest article on Examiner. (Don't have time to post it all here.) Today I reviewed the EA Sports Active for the Wii. I ... Read on »
Those simple carbs may be hurting your ticker by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Photo source: lusi Reprint from Examiner Many people spend a good part of their days counting calories, limiting fat intake and exercising until they collapse ... Read on »
Come... laugh with me, won't you? by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Awesome photo by s-s, text added by moi Follow me as we journey through the fields of expertise that run rampant at Yahoo Health. Ah, what is this I see? A registere ... Read on »
Low-carb living can benefit those suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating "Meat" your answer to IBS. HA! I kill me! Reprint from Examiner According to an article found on Modern Medicine, Gregory L. Austin, M.D., of the University o ... Read on »
My Easy Low-Carb Meat Sauce by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Easy Low-Carb Meat Sauce (My homemade sauce with Dreamfields pasta.) Reprint from Examiner Pasta is a staple in many American households. It’s inexpensiv ... Read on »
This, that and the other by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey everyone! Just a quick update. Diet ~ Still working on keeping water my main drink of the day. I haven't cut out the diet soda, but I'm doing better. (And for those of ... Read on »
Water Challenge Conclusion - Baby Steps! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I've learned something about myself while attempting this water challenge. I've learned I am REALLY addicted to diet soda. I suspected it, but this confirmed it. I did not mak ... Read on »
*GASP* Corruption in health care reform?!? by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating When speaking of politicians it comes as no great surprise that our first thoughts tend to run in the direction of underhanded dealings and dishonest intentions. In an environ ... Read on »
Water Challenge: Day 1 recap by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey everyone! Well, so far I've done very well. Yesterday I went from barely getting a glass of water a day, to getting almost 64 oz. I was just about 3 oz. shy is all. N ... Read on »
Water Challenge by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey everyone! I've decided I'm going to challenge myself to drink more water. And while that's great by itself, I'm also challenging myself to go without a single diet soda fo ... Read on »
Chicken Puttanesca with Spaghetti by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I know the subject of pasta is a touchy one in the low-carb realm. Some people are able to consume regular pasta on occasion, others can't even look at the stuff without an ... Read on »