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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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I suggest a compromise by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating And no, I'm not going low-fat. That's blasphemy! ;) Anyhow, I've been watching the poll and it seems most of my readers are ok with visiting my column at Examiner.com ... Read on »
Ads make our kids fat by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I found a rather interesting research article today and decided to give my take on it. You can check it out below if you like: Does advertising really make our children ob ... Read on »
Procrastinating with your diet plan by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This article may be familiar to some of you. It's basically a reprint of one I did in 2004, but I felt it was still an important message 4 years later. To read it, just click ... Read on »
New NUVA Winner by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Sorry, but only one of the winners responded, so I had to redraw a name for the second winner. Powell, please send me your shipping address to healthylowcarbliving@gmail.com a ... Read on »
Take my blog poll... Please. by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating *ba dum dum* Ok, I wanted to point out that I have a poll going on the right over there. ----> I'd love everyone's input on this. I'm trying to decide how to balance m ... Read on »
Don't forget!! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Tomorrow is the last day to give your opinions and receive a free sample of NUVA! Just fill out the survey here. Read on »
NUVA Winners! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey everyone! I'm really surprised that we only had eight people enter the giveaway, especially since my reader numbers are a lot higher than that. :0) But, that just giv ... Read on »
New Low-Carb Blog!!! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey everyone! I just wanted to quickly tell you about a new low-carb blog. I believe you are going to find this blog fun, informative and entertaining. It's owned by none o ... Read on »
NUVA - My Favorite New Sweetener (Win some!) by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey everyone. I'm excited today to finally be able to share with you the newest sweetener on the market called NUVA. I wrote a review of it, so be sure to check it out on my E ... Read on »
Your prayers are requested by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating For those of you that believe in prayer, I would appreciate your praying for me. A very serious health problem I've dealt with in the past has crept back up. Some of you that ... Read on »
Quick update by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey gang! I'm short on time but wanted to give you an quick update. The marvelous Whoosh Fairy visited me last night and took 1.6 lbs with her. I REALLY like it when ... Read on »
I'm moving downward... by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I've been way too busy to do much the last several days. On top of the regular stuff, we've dealt with the flu. Not fun, but thankfully only one of us got it (my daughter, no ... Read on »
Pan Perfection by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating On today's Examiner I talk about a pan I fell in love with. I'm not leaving my husband for it, but he's fallen in love with it too. Is that creepy? ;) The pan that is egg ... Read on »
Deceptive Advertising by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I guess faking success stories is a marketing ploy as old as the hills. And yet it frustrates me to no end to see them. I almost choked on my Crystal Lite today while wor ... Read on »
Review: Splendid Low-Carbing for Life Vol. One by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hey Gang. Today on examiner I talk about one of Jennier Eloff's cookbooks. Please come say hello and pick up your free recipe on the way out the door. :) Don't Just Low ... Read on »
Scary Food by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ever wondered what diet food looked like say 30 or 40 years ago? Wonder no more! Check out my Examiner column today and bring the tissues and Depends. Looking at these recipes ... Read on »
Atkins legacy: weight loss, great health and attitude? by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Check out my latest observations on junk science and low-carb at my examiner column. Leave a comment (here or there..) and tell me what you think! Read on »
And now, it's time for.... an update! by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Here's the low-down of the hoe-down were are having in M-town. (Please.. no offers to write poetry for you. Really. I'm much too busy. :p ) On Examiner: Last night I put u ... Read on »
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I know this isn't really related to low-carb, but it is related to health. And ultimately that's what our goal is, great health. Breast Cancer: Early detection may save ... Read on »
Jennifer Eloff helps diabetics by Amy D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Just wanted to give a quick heads-up. Jennifer Eloff, author of the Splendid Low-Carb cookbook series, is also writing for Diabetes Health magazine. Check out her post about i ... Read on »