Since I turned 40 this year, the passage of time has weighed heavily on my mind. While I certainly don’t want to be 21 again, I wouldn't mind looking more youthful. But the anti-aging creams and surgical procedures that are often promoted a... Read more
Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating. Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c... Read more
An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
Most apples are great for eating fresh. But the best apples for baking, according to The Old Farmer's Almanac, are Fuji, Granny Smith and Rome Beauty, while the best for pies are Winesap, Rhode Island Greening, Newtown Pippin, Jonagold and Cortla... Read more
Flaxseed has been a part of human and animal diets for thousands of years. Even in the days of Hippocrates, flaxseed was eaten for its health benefits. Recently, however, flaxseed has gained popularity among health-conscious Americans. Despite the hy... Read more
Willpower is working over time today! I made a key lime pie for a barbecue that we are going to tomorrow, and I really want to eat it! I must remember it's a gift for the host and not a treat for me.... Read more
Made myself sick eating too much junk at a company picnic yesterday. The old me would have sulked got depressed and been caught in a downward spiral. The new me, my SP alter ego, had me up and working out hard this morning.... Read more
I made cauliflower "rice" last night to go with our stir fry! Yummy....tasty substitute! Will definitely make it again.....califlower mashed potatoes the night before!!
Anyone else have any low carb favorites?... Read more
It's my first haircut in about 6 months. I can't say in words how well it makes me fell. I keep looking in the mirror. No, It did not make me younger or thinner. But just plain special. Lesson learned.... take care of yourself. Do little things for... Read more
Which is better: being fat and fit, or thin and unfit? The first reaction might assume that carrying excess body fat is more harmful to your health, even if you exercise regularly. But is that true? Opinions will differ depend... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week.The 'Healthy Obese' and Their Healthy Fat Cells NYTThin isn't a synonym for healthy, and now researchers are looking into people they call "metabolically he... Read more
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