Without a shopping list, a casual trip to the grocery store can be a recipe for disaster. Sometimes, even with a list in hand, we still find ourselves in a state of confusion as we meander through the store.
Organizing your shopping list can smo... Read more
Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart!
The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every... Read more
There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also... Read more
Quick, what’s the difference between a dream and a goal?
Any goal-setting guru will tell you that goals are dreams that you write down and track. Why? By writing down your goals, you're creating a "to do" list for your life,... Read more
Whether you want to lose weight or simply eat healthier, enjoying a couple of snacks each day is a smart habit for many people. Eating a planned snack between meals can help curb your hunger (and therefore prevent overeating at mealtime) and also inc... Read more
Tough weekend with food choices but I made it. I did share a cupcake with my honey so basically I took 2 bites and gave the rest to him and said "please eat this for me so I don't" he was a trooper. I hope ya all had a very nice weekend.... Read more
I can't seem to get myself to move. Tracking food his pretty habitual, but reading that people need 30 minutes a day if vigorous exercise daily for it to "count" makes me feel I can never go enough to make a significant difference. Ideas?... Read more
Birthday food . I've eaten horribly since my birthday on Monday. And I mean eating whatever I want, NOT logging food not caring. This is not good. This morning around 3 am, I ate a hungryman dinner. Ugh. I'm so tired of food ruling my life.... Read more
iological Classification of Foods as a source of what and why for eating.
Major Allergies is reason. Previous allergies in the late 80’s that caused complex issues so this is not the first Elimination Diet I have been on for medical reasons. But di... Read more
Daily food journals are key to staying on track with healthy eating and keeping within calorie targets. Online tools are easy to click click click, but pen and paper keep you more mindful and accountable. Find and print a template you like, and write... Read more
For my family, I make out a monthly budget of all monthly bills (such as mtg, groceries, credit card, utilities, etc). Start by making a monthly template and each month it is easy to stick to what needs to be paid (mtg, child care, car pymts, food,... Read more
When you think of weight lifting, especially at a gym, images of muscular men and thin, young women might come to mind. It's easy to be intimidated, or think that after a certain age the only exercise you really need is a daily walk. But that's not... Read more
Although it seems like a lifetime ago, I remember my college years were a stressful period of time. Trying to figure out what I wanted to do with the rest of my life, learning to become more independent and juggling priorities made college about a l... Read more
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