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Tamar F.

Baltimore, Maryland
I am a travel writer, restaurant critic, home cook and well-rounded person. I love hikes through historic trails. I am now the walking moderator! So, let me know about cool walking activities, your "issues", thoughts, suggestions.
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"Walking" without walking by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking Some of you may not be able to walk in the traditional sense at all. My uncle in law was a star of the Wheelchair Olympics. Having been shot and paralyzed since the age of 1 ... Read on »
3 day face lift diet by Tamar F. 3 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating So, who wouldn’t want to become gorgeous in a long weekend? Dr. Nicholas Perricone, the world’s most famous dermatologist, has designed a three-day diet to improve facial co ... Read on »
A "country mile" by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking I think we city folks are too impressed with ourselves walking this many or that many walks. You know that old saying, “a country mile”? I have friends in eastern Kentucky w ... Read on »
A cheap treadmill! by Tamar F. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Walking I was watching QVC tonight and they had a cheap, folding treadmill. I never even knew there was such a thing… I thought the only treadmills were $600 + . QVC’s is the Cory E ... Read on »
A vegan chef by Tamar F. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Vegan World famous chef Charlie Trotter has many restaurants, mostly based in Chicago. He even has a bread pudding recipe made with banana bread and white chocolate that I want to ... Read on »
A watery weekend! by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating Last weekend, I served as the judge of the Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting Fest, the oldest such contest in the world. I drank over 100 waters! Then, since I mism ... Read on »
Another walking-volunteer idea by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking I was just at a holiday party with my in-laws and one of them works and does volunteer work at several hospices. She was expressing remorse for diving into the myriad of swe ... Read on »
Ayurvedic time to walk by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking I've been reading a newspaper called Health Quest and it discusses that with the 3 Ayurvedic doshas, Spring is "Kapha". With Kapha weather out, and the gradual renewal of many ... Read on »
Be a Workout Buddy to Have a Workout Friend by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking You may have a friend, relative or neighbor who is overweight or out of shape. Many times, it's hard for such a person to begin a workout routine: they don't know what to do, ... Read on »
Be sure and wash your face! by Tamar F. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Recreation When you are outdoors working out, you need to wash your face afterwards. With the toxins that your body is releasing, along with sweat, urban pollution and even plant mater ... Read on »
Be Wendy to Your Local Peter Pan! by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Cooking I book for a number of rock bands and let me tell ya, sister, there are some boys who never grew up out there! Many of them eat pure crap. They think tomato sauce on a pizza ... Read on »
Beauty Sleep for Your Voice! by Tamar F. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Stress Management You already know that sleep helps you think quickly and move faster. But did you know that not getting enough sleep affects your voice? There have been studies that show a lac ... Read on »
Being thankful heals by Tamar F. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Stress Management Deborah Norville has written a new book, “Thank You Power: Making the Science of Gratitude Work for You”. She did research and interviews to find out whether being grateful ... Read on »
Boots Chemists by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Vitamins & Supplements When I was a little kid, I went to London for the first time and really remembered Boots Chemists (drugstore). They had all kinds of house brands of luxurious health and bea ... Read on »
Breaking out the Spring with a little walking by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking It's been hard to walk here in Baltimore, what with the ice patches and snow. But last week, I dug out some little comfy Keds and walked part of the C & O (Chesapeake and Ohio ... Read on »
Brussel sprouts ARE super! by Tamar F. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating Body and Soul magazine has named Brussel sprouts as a “superfood”! It’s almost like winning a Grammy, now that we’re all trying to eat more of them. They are almost negligib ... Read on »
Buff your way to healthy nails by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Massage/Spa Want healthy nails without adding weird chemicals, plastics and toxic fumes to the mix? Get in the habit of buffing your nails. Whether you are a woman or a man (don’t worry ... Read on »
Business for walking health by Tamar F. Posted in: General Discussion in Walking I’ll tell you a business where you will do some serious walking – the convention business! My dad used to supply furniture for major conventions, like Book Expo America. C ... Read on »
Can your chiropractor handle you? by Tamar F. 1 Comment Posted in: Questions & Answers in Stress Management Your chiropractor might be licensed and experienced, but she might not be the right one for you. A chiropractor has to have the physical ability to re-align you, not just th ... Read on »
Carroll County's tips on eating out by Tamar F. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating Carroll County, Maryland is right on the Mason-Dixon line, on the way to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. They have some fine continental and local cuisine restaurants and it's eas ... Read on »