Category Archives: Dieting

Quick Look at Low Sodium Cereals

Quote of the Day Success consists of going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm. — Winston Churchill Since I have identified that my current ready-to-eat breakfast cereal has too much salt (blog post), I need to find a low-salt … Continue reading

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Sodium in One Bowl of Ready-to-Eat Cereal Versus a Snack Bag of Chips

Quote of the Day If you don’t know where you are going, you might not get there. – Yogi Berra I have decided to start watching my sodium intake and this means that I now track the sodium content of … Continue reading

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The Mathematics of Dieting – Part 2 (Cholesterol)

Cholesterol and Me I actually have never had a cholesterol level that would be considered high. The threshold for a high total cholesterol level is generally considered to be anything above 200 mg/dL. Prior to taking a statin to lower … Continue reading

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The Mathematics of Dieting – Part 1 (BMI)

The Problem This is a story with a very happy ending. I have been overweight for most of my 50+ years. I have tried to diet unsuccessfully many, many times. It can be hard especially if you don’t face the … Continue reading

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