MODERN LIFESTYLES

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Not Quite Anorexic
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I was eighteen when I started to obsess over my weight. I could pinpoint the exact day, the exact time—August 30, 2005 at 4:04 p.m., or so my watch said.

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Hail Kale
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Being a girl from the south, and raised on southern cooking, especially collard greens, I thought there was no better green leafy vegetable. I could eat bowls of them.

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SuperFoods
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Say you’re at a buffet for dinner. There’s an array of food choices! What foods do you gravitate towards? Is it burgers, hot dogs and fries? Sweets and treats? Or do you pile on the meat and potatoes?

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You Are What You Eat?
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You are what you eat, from head to toe. Have you ever heard this saying? I remember my mother telling me this as a child. It was her attempt to instill in me the desire to eat nutritious foods like spinach or broccoli, when I didn’t really want to eat them.

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Zen in Flowers
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We want to relax, but there’s unfinished paperwork at the office, monthly bills to pay, and clothes ready for the cleaners. So taking a break isn’t easy. And forget mustering the energy to try new things. But, we got one word for you: Ikebana.