'Healthy Lifestyle'

Haile Thomas, motivational speaker

Haile Thomas, motivational speaker, photo Ralph Alswang Photographer

10-Year-Old Health Advocate Haile Thomas Earns Standing Ovation at National Childhood Obesity Summit

November 30, 2011 (NEW YORK) – More than 700 private sector, government and non-profit leaders working to combat childhood obesity were brought to their feet yesterday by 10-year-old Haile Thomas as she told the assembled adults  “kids have an …



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Happy Healthy Eating for Father’s Day

I grew up in a household where my father didn’t like vegetables. He mostly erred on the side of caution with fresh tomatoes from his garden, iceberg lettuce, corn on the cob. That was the extent of our veggie eating for many years until canned peas and carrots (which was gross) …


GoodYear, Akron Ohio.

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For the summer, I am an Intern at Goodyear in the Marketing Department. So far, I have been there a week and I really like my job. I am been kept busy so far, but it has been a great experience. I work from 7 am-4 pm everyday.

For my meals, I try to pack a …


chipotle mexican grill, ne broadway, portland

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I usually try to avoid eating fast food because I do not like to waste my money and I think it is very unhealthy. Since Chipotle is owned by McDonald’s, I group it in with fast food.

It’s not that I don’t like Chipotle, but it’s just that if I am going to eat out, …


Nutrition Nugget:
To Meat or
Not To Meat

I spoke at a Wellness gathering this past Friday evening. For the second time this year my presentation was interrupted by a person calling out, “Is this about being vegan?” My reply, “No, it is not.”

Just as I was about to resume the discussion, the second question hit, “Is this about …


Nutrition Nugget – Milk & The Modern Myth

In a nation where it seems that every disease known to (wo)mankind is on the rise, it causes pause to think most Americans are not aware of what has been done to our food supply. It is time to discard old nutritional belief systems and dedicate our health to the science of …


Nutrition Nugget:
Nature Trumps Genetics

Healthy greetings from my world of wellness! This is the first of many nuggets I plan to pass your way in the hopes of helping you to stay well, be well or get well. I’m on a mission to “pay forward” the gift of renewed health that was given to me, and my hope is …


Turkey Meatballs


I love pasta with meatballs but hamburger can be fattening even if you purchase the lean meat. Instead of using hamburger to make the meatballs, I use a recipe my mom and I have been making for years. This recipe is like a traditional meat ball, but uses ground turkey to make it healthier. Once you add the other ingredients, …


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