I realize it’s January, but I’m not going to start the new year by resolving that I’ll learn a language, or spend less, or lose weight. These might be good goals, but as far as I’m concerned they’re too darn BIG.
More and more of us are now overweight. In fact, 35% of American men, and a whopping 40% of American women are now not just overweight, but actually obese. Obese, meaning with a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 30 or more.
I think everyone should read food labels. It’s the only way to know what you’re putting in your mouth and your bloodstream. It’s the only way to know, for instance, that the beef jerky you’re eating as part of your Paleo diet actually has actually been drenched with a bunch of added sugar. Whoa. That’s not Paleo, man.
Do you have a dog? I have two wonderful dogs. The older one is a 12-year old dachshund named Sallykraut—that would be Mrs. Kraut to you—and she’s doing pretty well at this point, but my biggest worry with her is weight gain.