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
I have a saying I made up about 30 + years ago who h says, "Roadblocks are made from bricks of exuses"!
What does that mean? Well I realized that with any goals people, myself included, had they would convince themselves that something could... Read more
Just pulled out my box of 'thin' clothes... not sure if it was a good idea or not. I feel kind of down now... partially because I let myself gain so much weight, & partly because of how long the road ahead is going to be... :-/... Read more
I have had an active, fun weekend. But, have made some aweful food decisions. Almost 3000 calories yesterday and about 2000 each of the two days before that. But you know what...it is going to be okay because I will be back to basics tomorrow.... 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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