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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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You could win these great Eat Smart products! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating We have a lot of great prizes to hand out in our 2nd annual Great Start Giveaway. If you asked me to pick my favorite, it would be hard for me to say. They are all fantastic i ... Read on »
Posts are coming soon by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey gang. It's been nutso here at the Dungan household this week. Lots going on with 4-H, school, photography, etc. I have some things I need to finish up today, but plan to b ... Read on »
Cereal Killer Contains Scary Truths by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today I'm highlighting one of the great prizes we are giving away in our 2nd Annual Great Start Giveaway! Four lucky winners will receive a copy of this awesome book, so be su ... Read on »
Trying something different. by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey peeps! I'm going to try something different and we'll see how it goes. I'm going to post the same articles here and on Examiner.com. You won't have to visit my Examin ... Read on »
Don't Worry, Be Crabby! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today I'm going to post about crabs. Yes, you heard me right, crabs. What does this have to do with low-carb? Not much really, other than that fact that crab is low-carb. And ... Read on »
Here's your chance to recommend low-carb living to the nation! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I, and many others, received an email yesterday from Richard Feinman, PhD asking for help with an issue that will have an impact on us all. We have the opportuinty to share ou ... Read on »
Food Diary for Jan. 12, 2009 by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey gang! I'm going to try to start doing the whole food photo diary thing today. I don't know that I can keep up with it everyday, but I'll do my best. I'll update this post ... Read on »
Announcing the 2nd Annual Healthy Low-Carb Living Great Start Giveaway! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating 2009 is here and it's time to start reminding ourselves about the need to better our health. Whether your resolved to lose weight, shape up, control your blood glucose or j ... Read on »
Great Start Giveaway Delayed by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hello Everyone! Just wanted to make a quick post to explain that the 2nd Annual Great Start Giveaway will be delayed until tomorrow. I've been down with the flu all weekend an ... Read on »
Update for Jan. 5, 2009 by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey gang. This weekend was nutso. I had lots of plans, but my body decided otherwise. I came down with the flu. I'm much better now, so it was only a 48 hour kind of thin ... Read on »
1-2-09 Update by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey gang! I hope you all had a safe and fun New Years! I was so busy I didn't have time to post any New Years wishes, but I know you guys and gals understand. I'm very op ... Read on »
Latest from Examiner.com by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Well, my little notifier feed thingy-ma-bob over on the right isn't quite working like I'd expected, so I'm going to give a quick update on my latest offerings at Examiner. He ... Read on »
Are you ready??? by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The new year is just around the corner. Some people make resolutions, others just have general goals they work towards, some just let the last (or is it first?) holiday pass a ... Read on »
Just some updates by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey everyone. Thought I'd play catch-up here a moment. Weight-loss: I'm holding steady. I'm really looking forward to January when I'll start my "sweet free" challenge. I ... Read on »
It's so bad... by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Me: Economic times are so bad... You: How bad are they? Me: They are so bad that Wal-Mart is now selling flasks next to the checkout lanes along with the candy, toys ... Read on »
The holidays are killing me.. by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I'm so busy I don't have time to think straight, let alone eat right. Why do I love this time of year again???? ;) I'm struggling a bit, but nothing new there. Life ge ... Read on »
Just a word of caution.. by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating For those who read my examiner column, today's column is a bit unusual for me. I was asked to review a fictional novel about weight-loss. It was a great story line, but not my ... Read on »
Sugarettes - sugar plays the unassuming villian by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I recently read an outstanding book by Dr. Scott Olson ND called Sugarettes, Sugar Addiction and Your Health. It's one of the best books for "laymen" I've read in a long time ... Read on »
Happy Thanksgiving! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I'm late in saying it, but I wanted to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving. I hope it was wonderful and you were reminded of all the things you are truly thankful for. My d ... Read on »
More high fructose hype? You gotta see this! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Some of you may remember the little run-in I had with the "corn lady" (president of the corn refiners association Audrae Erickson). It happened over one of my early articles o ... Read on »