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Eating and the Wheel of Life

How to resist that cookie? Sandra Weinberg explores the problem of craving in a world of abundance.

Sandra Weinberg

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Knowing how much is enough when eating...
This is the teaching of the buddha.

Dhammapada

“Knowing how much is enough when eating.”

It sounds so simple. Yet how often the matter of “enough” trips us up. For much of the world, getting enough to eat is the problem. Here in America we eat too much. Two-thirds of the population is overweight, nearly a third clinically obese; meanwhile, our ideal of physical beauty keeps getting thinner and thinner.

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