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The Squirrel Takedown

Ahhhh, connecting with nature. The sounds of light rain falling on the lake, the feel of a cool breeze in the middle of summer…. and the shock of a squirrel running across your body when you’re sound asleep… Yep, that’s how things are rolling here in the Adirondacks. “Chris!  Wake up!  CHRIS!  Seriously!  WAKE. UP!!  […]

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Are You Eating Enough Protein?

DISCLOSURE: I have partnered with STOUFFER’S® Fit Kitchen. I have received compensation and product for my participation, but my opinions are my own. It doesn’t matter where I am in the world … if I’m talking nutrition, people always ask how much protein they should be eating. It’s particularly true with guys. It’s not usually […]

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Tips For Staying In Shape On The Road

I hope you’ve had a great week filled with all of your favorite things. My week has been book-ended with travel. Thankfully travel today went more smoothly than my cancelled flight on Monday. Travel can be a challenge. Flight delays, cancellations, and long security lines notwithstanding, it can also wreak havoc on your daily routine. […]

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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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