Yoga Journal

Salad Days

My husband, Giancarlo, and I love salads: the crunch of fresh vegetables, lively colorful leaves, and punchy dressings. They sharpen our minds and give us energy yet still fill us up without leaving us sluggish and tired. For years, Giancarlo, an Italian, was mainly a pasta man, but then he learned he has diabetes; he had to lose weight, give up sugar, and eat fewer carbohydrates. This meant less pasta, and no more cappuccino with sugar, cake, or cookies. Then, just weeks later, he was told he is intolerant

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