It’s the holidays! (and the food-fest that comes with them)
I, for one, do a pretty good job of “counting my blessings” each year with a little indulgence into the delightful treats that only seem to come around at family get-togethers during the holidays. You know, “grandma’s cakes and cookies,” “aunt’s apple pie,” mom’s “Texas Sheet Cake,” etc.
But there’s an important distinction to be understood about indulging on special occasions and indulging on more than special occasions, like daily or weekly…
We‘ve all heard the term “sugar addict” thrown around. And Read more
Did you read the recent New York Times opinion piece by Dr. Paul Offit?
It’s titled “Don’t Take Your Vitamins.”
In it. he argues that you can get more than adequate amounts of vitamins and minerals from your diet alone. Plus, he makes the case that taking vitamins (like vitamin C and vitamin E) can be harmful. And he cites a few studies that support this idea.
So … with so much conflicting advice, what should you do?!
Do you keep taking your vitamins and supplements? Or can they really make things worse, as Dr. Offit suggests?
Let’s start by looking at his assumption Read more
By now everyone knows that “Squats” is probably the best exercise in world for your body…
Every fitness magazine or health journal worth it’s salt touts the importance of squats in a fitness program. And rightly so, squats create healthy, flexible movement in almost all of your major Read more
Summer Soltice has come and gone, the sun is out, the heat is coming and it’s time to enjoy summer! YES!!
And if you’re like most folks (myself included), it’s also time to lose that last little bit of fat because you’re going to be spending some time at the lake, or on the beach wearing considerably less clothing… Or maybe you want to look good for an upcoming pool party, or just feel great spending time outdoors.
Whatever your reason for wanting to get fit in the shortest time possible, the good news is there’s a diet “hack” you might want to try. It could help you get fit fast, just in time to enjoy the rest of the sunny season. And the best news? It’s beginning to get a lot of scientific support…