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Lisa T.

San Francisco, California
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A New and Exciting Act for Health by Lisa T. Posted in: General Discussion in Exercise In my issue of Fitness Magazine, there has been proposed a new act: The Personal Health Investment Today (PHIT) Act would let Americans put up to $1000 a year in pre-tax Healt ... Read on »
Another good reason to fast. by Lisa T. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating As a big fan of Yoga Journal, I came across a great article regarding Spring time and fasting. Since I recently went on a fast, I felt this need to read more about it and al ... Read on »
Why I like morning workouts by Lisa T. Posted in: General Discussion in Exercise The reasons why I like morning workouts: 1. It wakes me up and prepares me for the day. 2. I feel so much better at work. 3. It helps me to make good choices for my health fo ... Read on »
Fasting: Day two by Lisa T. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating Day two was an interesting day. I woke up feeling okay- somewhat light headed but alright. As I rode into the city, I began to feel hungry. Through my workout though, I felt ... Read on »
Chronicling my fast: Day one by Lisa T. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating This week I am fasting. I not an expert at this topic, nor am I a neophyte. I have fasted several times before relying on a plan as outlined in the book Prescription for Nutr ... Read on »
Veggie Diet Chews up Excess Flab! by Lisa T. Posted in: General Discussion in Vegetarian yes, that is what the title of this great article by Charlene Naivo of WebMD Medical news suggests. THere are so many benefits of ta veggie diet. And my friend, Areg M says th ... Read on »
What's in a sugar by Lisa T. Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating This article I found on the Sugar Association's website is very useful and helpful. It explains all the different kinds of sugars and how they are currently used. I found it h ... Read on »
I don't want to be Preach-y.... by Lisa T. 2 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Vegetarian Last night I attended a lecture entitled “The Past, The Present, The Future of Food,” at UC Berkeley hosted by the Graduate School of Journalism. Presenting at the lecture wa ... Read on »
Handstand, again! by Lisa T. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Yoga I did a handstand for the first time last week!! Hooray!! I was so afraid which is silly considering I have taken gymnastics and find it to be the easiest thing to do in the p ... Read on »
Today I went to Yoga by Lisa T. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Yoga Today I went to yoga. It was relaxing, inspiring and releasing. I think that its the best thing ever. I was reading in March's Yoga Journal that Dr. Dean Ornish recommends i ... Read on »
I've been Going 6 days a week... by Lisa T. Posted in: General Discussion in Exercise I was just telling my coworker that as the week progresses, it gets more and more difficult to get to the gym before 7:30 am. Then I snap out of it and realize all of the ben ... Read on »
Chicago's Finest! by Lisa T. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating This hot dog will be made healthy by the whole wheat bun and the substituted dog, also, it limits the traditional toppings that add little nutritional value. Thanks to * ... Read on »
Joe Montana says so! Pita Pizzas for All by Lisa T. 2 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating So I recently read that Joe Montana is the spokesman for the Take Action for Healthy Blood Pressure campaign since he was diagnosed in 2002. I find this truly ironic since h ... Read on »
A Meal For the Colts Fans, plus its easy! Chili and Pork Tenderloin by Lisa T. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating Indianapolis! Go Colts! To celebrate the Colts going to the bowl, lets make some chili! Plus, its healthy, if you choose to modify: This recipe comes from All Recipes online, ... Read on »
Healthy Tortilla Chips by Lisa T. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating To go along with that fabulous dip/layered spread, I'm going to try making wonderfully baked, homemade, tortilla chips. Save the frying for something else because these are b ... Read on »
Healthy Bean Dip by Lisa T. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating So I found this recipe on EatingWell.com They are also a published magazine that I really enjoy! I hope you enjoy this. I will definitely be creating this for Sunday's festiv ... Read on »
Other Healthy Tips by Lisa T. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating OKay, so you are going to BBQ, because that is a great American pasttime and its SuperBowl Weekend. Because of all the grilling of meats this weekend, many of us tend to add ... Read on »
Oven Zucchini Sticks! by Lisa T. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating They are not fried! And they look amazing! Thanks again to Eating Well... Every bit as good as the restaurant-appetizer version--no deep fryer required. Makes 4 servings AC ... Read on »
Today I went to yoga! by Lisa T. Posted in: General Discussion in Yoga So its been a while and I have been on sabbatical from yoga. My body has been angry but is currently grateful that I have decided to stretch those tiny muscles that are stagn ... Read on »
Just go! Even for 30 minutes. by Lisa T. Posted in: General Discussion in Exercise I find that when I'm really busy or feeling tired, I lose motivation to get myself to the gym. But EVERY time I push myself and go, I feel re-energized afterwards and am glad ... Read on »