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Monthly Archives: January 2014


If your boss asks you to gin up a survey, or if you or your organization is thinking of doing a survey, this post just might help – anyway, I  hope it does…                                                             I can’t remember the last time I was presented with a well-designed survey. I’m pretty sure that most surveys are designed […]

Packaged foods

I’ve often repeated the common advice that to eat healthy and manage weight it’s a good idea to avoid packaged foods. This is a point that Michael Pollan makes in his very good little book on nutrition (Food Rules). Pollan voices this in the rules “Don’t eat anything your grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food” and […]

Managing Weight – Part 3

I want to recommend some specific strategies regarding weight loss, but first I’d like to recommend a really good 2012 documentary on the food industry that I believe anyone interested in a healthy diet should see – Hungry for Change Be prepared to do some filtering of some of the “conspiracy theory” thinking that is included […]