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Conversations with my FPO (FPO Food Parole Officer) Part 6

((6th in this series, to read all or parts of 1-5, enter ”(FPO Food Parole Officer) ” in the search function at the top of this blog page)) Her: How’s things?Me: Fine. I backslid and gained 4 lbs between my birthday and Labor Day. Her: Why do you think that is? Me: Hi, name is […]

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Updates from Meetings with the FPO (FPO Food Parole Officer)  Part 5

(If you’re new, Yes, this is the 5th in a series, but they all have different titles and there are two “Part Ii’s”. If you like puzzles, you’re off! If not Best clue- Part one is on August 11 2020) My Registered Dietitian, or my Food Parole Officer, or FPO, said, How about try a […]

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Plant Based Diet Conversion Aided by a Registered Dietitian (FPO Food Parole Officer)  PART 3

October 10, 2020. The two month anniversary of my first appointment with my Registered Dietitian, who I now lovingly refer to a my “Food Parole Officer”. (She is, for the record, smart, good humored, supportive, non judgmental and full of good ideas). (I often wonder why it took me 63 years to hire one – […]

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Moving Towards a Plant Based Diet (FPO Food Parole Officer)  Part 2

The science is clear- eating a more plant based diet with fresh vegetables, fruits and whole grains will extend life span, improve the quality of life and substantially reduce the risk of most diseases. Unless one has been raised in a vegetarian home there are many challenges to making progress with this lifestyle change. I […]

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E Mail Updates to the Dietitian (FPO Food Parole Officer) Part 1

Upon hearing of my 50 year struggle with my weight, a provider friend referred me to a dietitian she had retained with glowing recommendations. I thought why not. As I was proofreading my first e mail update, I thought, “Oh, these are going to be good. I should save these. ALL of these. Rather than […]