French Women Don’t Get Fat

Bonjour from Paris! I’m currently in Europe with an artist I work with, Ledisi. For those of you who are new readers, I’m a marketing & artist relations manager at a major record label. I love my job…most of the … Continue reading

The Perfect Oatmeal

I’ve been slacking on the blogging side of things (forgive me) but one thing that I’ve been pretty consistent and regular with is eating breakfast. I go through periods where I only eat eggs or only fruit, but recently I’ve … Continue reading

Get Involved With Faith And Fitness!

In the two months (exactly!) since my wedding day, I probably can count the number of times I’ve been to the gym on my fingers. That’s not to say I haven’t been active: My husband and I honeymooned in Seattle, … Continue reading

Another reason to drink the coffee

This one, from the July issue of Self:

Women who drink more than a cup of coffee a day are 22 to 25 percent less likely to have a stroke, research in Stroke reveals. The bean may also help fight diabetes and cancer, so enjoy the buzz and benefits of up to five cups daily.

That’s on top of the news coffee also can help prevent of delay the onset of Alzheimer’s.

My husband slowly is turning me into more of a local Chicago coffee elitist so as not to shame him — I now drink Intelli, Metropolis or Coffee Ambassadors — but after reading that, I made a shameless stop by Dunkin’ Donuts for an iced coffee, unsweetened, with skim milk this morning. What’s your favorite cup of coffee?

Yoplait Thinks Twice About Yogurt Commercial

The Huffington Post is reporting that Yoplait has agreed to pull its recent yogurt commercials this week at the urging of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). The NEDA believes that the commercial might trigger dangerous behavior in those with eating disorders.

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