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The NY Times Has it Wrong

Kara and I are sitting in a hotel at a conference where we’re presenting.  I’m scrolling through email and one pops up from a friend with the subject line “Stop Lying to Us, Mohr.” That certainly piqued my interest, much like the headline of the article he sent me from the NY Times saying “Fish […]

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Our Kids are Smothered in Sugar (yours are too)

As I sat in the bleachers for a meeting for Ella’s upcoming soccer program, the organizer said “Of course there are snacks at the end of the games and if you’re the parent picked for snack, DO NOT forget the snack. The kids really want these snacks.” What jumped out at me with this statement […]

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Nutrition Myths BUSTED!

The conversation went as most do when people hear what we do… The topic varies with whatever the “hot” nutrition topic may  be at the moment, but the sentence always starts with: “Did you ever hear about…?” So today we’re sharing some Nutrition Myths that Won’t Die. Fat is unhealthy.  While low fat and fat […]

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How a 3 Year Old Help Improve Your Life

Every Sunday or so we have a bunch of friends over for “Sunday Gravy.” Basically a gigantic pot of sauce and meatballs. Casual.  Kids are running around.  It’s great. Well the day after we hosted one of them, we were having leftovers. As we’re driving in the car, Ella asked what was for dinner. “Rigatoni […]

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Our Love of Bugs (and why you should eat them!)

The other night at dinner Ella asked if she could have some “Filmjolk” with dinner. I started laughing. She said “why is that funny?” “Most 5 year olds aren’t asking for filmjolk at dinner.” She responded “so why is that funny?” Damn it – it’s not if you’re 5 years old! I digress. You may […]

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From Fat to Fit

On Friday I shared my personal story.  Soon you’ll hear Kara’s (hint, her nickname … was “Fatty Annie” growing up. The feedback I heard was awesome and inspiring.  Thank you.  Judging from the feedback, I’m certainly not the only one who grew up overweight. At the time I’d never think it would create the “monster” […]

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WARNING: personal story

Growing up I was always overweight. I kept a shirt on at the beach because I was embarrassed and always dreaded the “shirts and skins” pickup sports with my friends … fearing I’d be on the “skins” team. I was teased by my brother and his friends, saying “I had more rolls than a bakery” […]

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38 (SIMPLE) Failproof Nutrition Strategies

Every year around this time there’s a renewed energy. Weight loss usually tops the Resolutions chart.  Let’s shift our focus from weight loss to instead kicking a**.  No detoxes, cleanses, juice fasts or talk of “evil gluten.” Ready? Here are 38 ways to give you more energy, make you better looking and guarantee better sex.  […]

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