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Archive for May, 2011

Let’s make healthcare more expensive for everyone

26th May 2011

A malpractice award of 58 million bucks – anyone wonder why fewer and fewer doctors are going into OB/GYN? Anyone wonder why healthcare is so expensive in America? Now certainly the family needs to be able to care for their son. Just not so sure we have to be so quick to blame the doctor. […]

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Seven foods you should stop eating (after you stop eating all the other crap)

15th May 2011

An article here on foods you should never eat. Interesting that farm raised salmon makes the list. Wild salmon is far superior and when available only a few bucks more per pound (and the canned stuff can be a good deal as the article points out). But still, it’s a bit dramatic considering the foods […]

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MRPs for weight loss

10th May 2011

So you want to lose weight. You probably know the basics: cut down on calories, high protein, low carbs, only complex carbs and fiber when you do eat carbs, and so on. Interestingly, one of your best options will be the MRP shake or protein shake. First, they can taste good, especially if you mix […]

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So, how is everyone getting back into shape for summer?

7th May 2011

Winter is over (unless you live in the upper midwest) and spring is here. It’s lighter, the weather is getting warmer and hopefully for most of us, work hours are lessening. How are you going to get fit again? Gym, lifting, running, biking, golfing, tennis, swimming? For some people, nothing beats running outdoors. For sure, […]

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