Overeating and Other Health Issues

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Thanksgiving Day turns into Overeating Day for many of us. Tara Parker-Pope writes about overeating in her latest entry in "Well," her health and wellness blog for the New York Times.

Weigh in: Do you have a strategy to avoid overeating at Thanksgiving? Or is eating til it hurts an essential part of your holiday tradition?


Tara Parker-Pope

Comments [4]


I understood her fine. Are you on downers?

But seriously, I thought she made a lot of sense. I'm gonna bookmark her NY Times blog.

Her point about tricking people to eat better seemed right on. Wouldn't it be easier to just cook healthy food a little better so people will want to eat it? Why do our solutions to problems nowadays always seem to be so complicated? Keeping it simple works best.

Nov. 20 2007 01:11 PM
Janet Edahl from NYC - Fairway country

You cannot by little tiny turkeys but the butcher will buzz saw your turky in half. You can serve it flat or prop it up like a stage set.

Nov. 20 2007 01:09 PM

On "Well" and personal health:

Back in the 80s, Art Levin set up the "Center for Medical Consumers" in Greenwich Village. The tiny center collected health books and xeroxed newspaper articles, and sorted them by subject.

Especially in the days when most doctors would just say, "You have this horrendous disease; my nurse will get back to you," and usher the patient out, the tiny center was a huge help to many people.

And, unfortunately, a then-revolutionary concept.

Nov. 20 2007 01:07 PM
Robert from NYC

Is this woman on speed? If she spoke any faster who would understand her!

Nov. 20 2007 12:59 PM

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