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DR. DEAH’S HOLLYWOOD: THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME

I would ask you to close your eyes, but then you couldn’t keep reading and that would be awkward.   So, imagine you are closing your eyes and think of a time when you felt completely in sync with your surroundings; … Continue reading

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Lose the Double Standard

There are many terms for it; I choose to say that I am a reformed dieter. This means I no longer embark on diets or join programs designed for weight loss.  My reasons for this are many and my decision … Continue reading

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S(lap) H(bands)

Those of you that read Dr. Deah’s Tasty Morsels know that I have an enormous amount of rage about the Lap Band(r).  My reasons are both personal and professional.  A close relative of mine had the lap band procedure and … Continue reading

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COMFORT FOOD

I have to write about food.  This week is the Jewish New Year, I’m from New “Yawk,” therefore, I have to “tawk” about food.  I’m not going to write about the countless ways food and fat are related or the … Continue reading

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BABY FAT

No, I am not writing about the horrific recent recommendation by Dr. David Ludwig that fat children be removed from their homes and placed into foster care…at least not yet; although if you would like to read more about that, … Continue reading

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News Flash! Did You Hear The Beatles Broke Up?

The brain is a mysterious, complex and marvelous thing. No News there. The ability to selectively remember some things and conveniently forget other things is astounding! No News there. When one rules out any organic etiology/causes for forgetfulness e.g. dementia, … Continue reading

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DO OVER!!!

I found out I was fat in fourth grade when my neighbor’s uncle told me I had legs like a man. That was also the year everyone was wearing leotard sets-tight fitting shorts, pants and tops that came in horizontal … Continue reading

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