Dear Diary: Why Keeping a Health Diary Works
Ever gain five pounds and really have no idea what could have caused it? You've been eating as you normally do and taking your regular walks. Except maybe you forgot to account for those pieces of birthday cake at the office, the sampling around the table at a recent dinner with friends, or the missed exercise due to a stretch of bad weather. It's easy to forget, or ignore, the little things that can quickly add up to bigger problems.
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Reviewed by Susan Weiner, R.D., M.S., C.D.E., C.D.N. 11/13.
Asparagus with Mustard Dill Sauce Ginger Pears Roasted Cheddar Potatoes Sweet Potato Stuffing Vegetables en Papillote Grilled Lamb Chops with Papaya Peach Salsa Applesauce-Raisin Cookies Chili-Roasted Cod Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies Fava Beans and Greens
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