Thursday, July 31, 2008

Tofutti Cuties

Have you tried the new Tofutti Cuties? Trader Joes has them and they're not bad. While very small, they are a nice alternative to full fat ice cream. Here's a link for more info:

How have you not seen this yet?

Best movie I've seen in a LONG time. I have it in my top 5 of all time. You MUST see the IMAX version.

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Remembering Reggie

15 years ago my favorite basketball player passed away doing what he loved best. He died a day before my b-day so it's always something I think about each year. I remember he was one of the only guys in the league who could hang with Jordan. Miss you Reggie!

Friday, July 25, 2008

Happy 7th b-day Ryan

My wonderful nephew turns 7 today. How adorable, huh?

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Watermelon for inflammation

While pineapple has been used to control inflammation, watermelon also has similar properties. This thirst-quencher may also help decrease the inflammation that contributes to conditions like asthma, atherosclerosis, diabetes, colon cancer, and arthritis.

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Produce Labels

Curious about the numbers on the labels of the produce you buy? According to IDEA contributing editor Jennie McCary, MS, RD, the labels have 3 different meanings:

- A 4-digit number means the item was conventionally grown
- A 5-digit number beginning with a "9" means it was organically grown
- A 5-digit number beginning with an "8" means it was genetically modified

Now you know!

Breaking in the weight room

My nephew had to break in the new weight room at the recently-built Revere Police Station. Pump it up Ryan!

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Another burger joint?!?!

Ironic the Globe has the following stories in today's paper: the first is about a burger joint franchise setting its sites on Massachusetts, while the second is about the continued rise of children's cholesterol numbers and its contribution to increases in childhood obesity. The first story may make you hungry, while the second may make you opt for a better dining experience for you and your children than another burger joint.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Cool song on a hot day

Time for a random song suggestion. One of my all-time favs. Perfect to listen to on the way home from work with the A/C cranked. Enjoy...

Sunday, July 06, 2008

A Gourmet Meal for $10?

TIME Magazine ran a story last week I thought was worth sharing:

Saturday, July 05, 2008

Came across this trailer on a colleague's (Alwyn Cosgrove) blog. Looks awesome! Should be released around the holidays later this year.

Friday, July 04, 2008

July Newsletter Released

July Newsletter is available for viewing at the following: