Category Archives: meal planning

Gluten-Free Diet, part 1

First off, I want to acknowledge this topic as being controversial. I understand that your opinion might differ and I respect that. I felt compelled to write about this as a continuation of my series about food labels. That being … Continue reading

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Understanding food labels. Free range and cage-free chicken. Part 2

In the Part 1 of Understanding food labels I have discussed a brief history of the free-range and cage-free chicken and the beginning of the transition to the cage-free chicken.  I continue, as the pressure of having the cage-free chicken … Continue reading

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Understanding food labels. Free range and cage-free chicken – part 1

These days everyone seems to be on a quest to buy healthy food so once they see a label stating “free range” or “cage-free” chicken, there goes.  These two terms are fairly new; it wasn’t always this way.  In fact, … Continue reading

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Today’s Prompt: Smoke. More about food labels – immunity boosters

Who doesn’t want to boost their immune system? Most everyone which is exactly what food industry put to life in marketing. Looks like just about any product has to do with boosting immune system due to the vitamin content. But … Continue reading

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Enticing Food Labels, part 2

In part 1, I have discussed the use of ‘healthy’ and ‘all natural’ statements on the food labels.  Now I will talk about the labels that claim low or no fat or sugar. 3.  No Sugar Added. This sounds rather … Continue reading

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Enticing Food Labels, part 1.

I have taken a small break from blogging due to some unforeseen events that I had to take care of first.  Now I am back and decided to write about a subject that I’ve been thinking about for what seems … Continue reading

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Today’s Prompt: Unfinished. How I Lost Weight on Vegetarian Diet

About a month ago I blogged about Diet-to-Go that I tried for one week. I have lost a pound and a half that wasn’t bad yet nothing remarkable. I went from 152 pounds down to 150.5, and that’s all. A … Continue reading

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