Archive for July, 2012

Insuring the Risks

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Other risks that are identified but not eliminated, reduced or transferred through the previously defined risk management mechanisms can be transferred, “spread out” or “covered” through professional liability insurance. In evaluating available insurance coverage, owners should be mindful of the need to secure liability insurance for those activities that are actually taking place within their facilities. (more…)

Summer Fun for People With Arthritis

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Summer is now in full swing and that means people are heading outdoors. They’re heading to the park to picnic and throw the Frisbee; they’re heading to the beach to lie in the sun or frolic in the ocean; they’re heading for their favorite campgrounds in the woods or the mountains. (more…)

Joan’s Journal, Part 2

Friday, July 13th, 2012

I am not sure if your edamame are the same, but you must eat them more slowly, since you deal with the shell. All the fat is good fat. However, if weight becomes an issue, be careful. (more…)

Joan’s Journal, Part 1

Friday, July 13th, 2012

This week was fairly peaceful. I played tennis on Saturday and Monday, and it was utterly strenuous. I stretched out some, but I did not do the full set of stretches. Regretting it, I was sore for days, but it ultimately felt good once it subsided. It did force me to skip a weight session on Monday, though. (more…)

Paula’s Journal: Week Three. Part 3

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

My experience is that people’s food likes and dislikes do change — and there is value in trying new foods now and then. I grew a vegetable garden for 16 years — my daughter hated fresh tomatoes. She goes away to college, and guess what? She now loves slices of fresh tomato on her sandwiches — won’t eat a sandwich without it! What a stinker! And I gave up gardening. (more…)

Paula’s Journal: Week Three. Part 2

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

I also did really well with my food once I got home. I’m not finding it difficult to do this. And to see that scale move is a lot of motivation for me! (more…)

Paula’s Journal: Week Three. Part 1

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Dear Sharon and Armand!
The first three days of this week I was still on the cruise or on the way home from it! So, the first three days aren’t so good but for the last four I’m back on track. (more…)


Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Try this fat-free dip with low-fat tortilla chips for a healthy snack that’s high in vitamin C and carotene.

5 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1/3 cup onions, chopped
1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
juice of 1 lime
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
salt and pepper to taste

Mix all ingredients in a large bowl. Yield — 3 cups (serving size 1/4 cup). Diets — Appropriate for the following diets: healthy family, vegetarian, healthy heart, diabetes, lactose intolerant, allergy (egg free), allergy (wheat free) Calories: 11 Protein: 0 g
Fat: 0 g
Carbohydrate: 2 g
Sodium: 4 mg