Blogs about Healthy Living

Answers to "Nourishing" Questions

Recently I had the honor of teaching a "Simple Food Tools and Strategies" course at the Older Adult Institute in Albuquerque

What Americans Can Learn from Canadians

I never had much interest or knowledge about Canada growing up. All I knew was that Canada would be the butt of joke for many Americans.

7 Ways to Keep Your Vacation Light and Fit

Vacations are tempting opportunities to cheat on your health and fitness plan. You’ll want to relax and avoid exercise, and eat and drink foods you’d otherwise avoid like the plague. No matter where you go, there will be delicious restaurants to try, enough time and distance from the office to enjoy a few drinks, and of course, the luxury of your hotel. If you’ve been trying to lose weight, build muscle, or just maintain your physical condition, vacations could crush your otherwise solid plans.

Get a good night's sleep...

Make a point to get 6-8 hours of sleep on most nights of the week. This can help you lose weight! It boosts your energy level, reduces hunger pangs, and makes morning exercise easier.

Technology Is Helping Patients To Find Nearest Verified Doctors

 

The Small Steps Matter

Each of us struggles with making healthy lifestyle choices on a daily basis. Too often, the road to fitness and health seems overwhelming.  Work, family and life stressors steal our time and limit our ability to eat right and exercise.

5 Fat Burning Foods I Love!

The following fat burning foods I eat frequently.1. PeppersBring on the hot stuff! A compound in peppers helps increase your calorie & fat burn. I eat peppers in some form several times weekly. Chili pepper spice is great to throw in to your dishes!2. Cheese

Fall Back Into Fitness

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, it's now time to fall back into your fitness routine - no more excuses.  Kids are back at school, vacations are over, and work schedules have gotten back to normal.  Holiday engagements will be on hold until November, so we only have two months before we are immersed in the holidays. 

When your GUTS hate you..........

Have you ever wondered why your GUT is hating on you?  First, let’s see how your gut is feeling these days. I like to call this a GUT CHECK!   Are you bloated, hurting, trouble pooping, diarrhea, indigestion, hot burps, burning in your belly, constipation?  Are you popping Tums, Heartburn pills, poop pills, stool softeners?

The Pyramid People Keep Falling For

The first food pyramid was introduced in the 1970's, and it is supported by the USDA. The food pyramid calls for a diet high in carbohydrates, such as grains, cereals, rice, etc., and a diet low in fats. With that said, why are obesity rates and diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer's on the rise? Society is constantly told to exercise and follow proper nutrition guidelines.