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Where do you stand on the plethora of food suggestions coming from the various media?
I've had my fill! Don't tell me what to eat!
 
I'm a glutton for this stuff. More please!
 
I'm not really hungry for more information, but I can't help myself and I usually regret it later.
 
My tastes are too refined for just any old thing. I listen to select experts only and ignore the rest.
 
Guidelines schmidelines! I just do what my mother always said - eat your veggies!
 
Too many choices, too much advice. It's confusing and I'm starving for clarity!
 
I'm fasting from food talk of any kind.
 

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by Nicole Purcell
Ten years ago, I sat in my Primary Care Physician's office. I had just been weighed and measured. A nurse had just taken my vitals and my blood pressure had come in a bit higher than usual, which was no wonder because I sat there a nervous wreck. In the year since my last physical, I'd gained another fourteen pounds. I was the heaviest I'd ever been, the scale clocking me in at 228 at 5'3" tall. I honestly couldn't believe it. I knew that I hadn't gotten my eating habits under control in...