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C.L. R.

LOS ANGELES, CA
I live in Los Angeles, the capital of Smog and Trying to be Healthy. 5'9, I ignored my physical health for several years, assuming that since I didn't gain weight, I had nothing to worry about. A yoga class changed everything about my energy levels and suddenly, the world of getting well was a peak interest.
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Drugs in the drinking water! by C.L. R. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Vitamins & Supplements Did anyone see this article? It is absolutely shocking that when you drink from the tap (and probably from bottled water - who knows) you are injesting miniscule amounts of ev ... Read on »
Food Journal needs help adding fruit and veggies! by C.L. R. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating I am so amused by my friend. He has just discovered the art of calorie counting and now carries around a notebook where he logs all of his calories, minus his workout. ... Read on »
For Women's Eyes Only by C.L. R. 2 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating What do the women eat when those cravings happen around that time of the month? It's easy to slip into a salty and chocolate nightmare - has anyone found a good solution? Read on »
This article made me crazy! by C.L. R. 3 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating I wish I could find it again online. An article just posted listing all the different places you could go to eat a healthy breakfast. And, uh, they were things like Starbuck ... Read on »
Great summer recipe by C.L. R. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating So, here's a fun, healthy way to encourage people in your family to eat a bit more fruit. Cracker parfaits: Basic, whole wheat crackers Fat free vanilla yogurt or w ... Read on »
Memory loss??? by C.L. R. 4 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Vitamins & Supplements It seems I can't remember the simplest things. I've read that there are herbs and vitamins that claim to increase your focus and memory but I don't want to try testing them ou ... Read on »
E-coli and natural waste by C.L. R. Posted in: General Discussion in Gardening Many of us have tried natural compost piles - after the spinach scare of a couple years back, what are you doing to make sure that your organic garden is safe? Read on »
Critters by C.L. R. Posted in: General Discussion in Gardening Can someone suggest a non-chemical non-violent way to keep pests out of the garden? Rabbits are my biggest issue. They seem to love everything I do and I'd like to back them u ... Read on »
Eating before yoga? by C.L. R. 6 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Yoga I'm one of those people who has to eat breakfast before I do anything or everything goes all hot and black until I open my eyes and feel the cool floor beneath me. In other ... Read on »
What a pain by C.L. R. 5 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Yoga I mean, I have to admire people that can control their mind in such a way that they can trick the pain receptors. It also explains why some people have a higher tolerance fo ... Read on »
Bikram Yoga - why so much energy??? by C.L. R. 7 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Yoga Alright, this is big news - I finally went out there and tried the Bikram yoga! I've been scared of it for quite some time but I figured it was time to buck up and sweat it ... Read on »
Qualified? by C.L. R. 3 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Massage/Spa Massage therapists, can you also tell me how to find out whether or not a masseuse is qualified? It seems that there are signs everywhere on the side of the road that scream, ... Read on »
Olive oil by C.L. R. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating So, they just discovered this lady in Brazil who very well may the oldest woman in the world. According to her birth certificate, she was born in 1880. This is up for debate ... Read on »
Is working out 5 days a week too much? by C.L. R. 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Exercise Since I have been working out with my honey, I've been keeping up the same workout schedule as him. At first, it was a lot for me but then I got into it. One day, I couldn't m ... Read on »
Buying new clothes by C.L. R. 2 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Weight loss How many people use buying new clothes as a way to help them on their weight loss journey? It seems to me that purchasing something with the intent to fit into it at some poin ... Read on »
Muscle more than fat? by C.L. R. 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss Alright, I have a question - how much on the scale can you fairly attribute to gaining muscle instead of weight? I've started to work out several days a week - have not dieted ... Read on »
Caffeine a tire contributor? by C.L. R. 2 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss There is a weight loss genius friend of a friend who swears up and down that caffeine contributes to the tire around your mid-section. Does anyone know whether or not this is ... Read on »
Tea Tree Toothpicks by C.L. R. 2 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Quit smoking Has anyone else discovered these? I think they are the most relaxing thing ever. You can buy them at Whole Foods, and they are toothpicks soaked in Tea Tree Oil. When you ch ... Read on »
Please tell me you're joking by C.L. R. Posted in: General Discussion in General Medicine About this group being for those with foot fetishes. I have to say, I fear things I don't understand and I simply don't understand that! But I am fascinated with foot ref ... Read on »
Why dieting works by C.L. R. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating I have to say, being on a diet has been the only way I've ever lost weight. The principle behind a diet is eliminating calories through lower caloric intake and exercise. In ... Read on »