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
Well... I wanted home made battered chicken strips, thank God for my cold cause I could only eat two pieces being so stuffed up. My hubby was excited to have "real food". Oh well new day tomorrow. God bless and good night... Read more
Just made some amazing gingerbread french toast!! 230 calories total for 2 pieces with a pat of butter and sugar free syrup!! Delicious!! I adapted it from the hungry girl email I got the other day!... Read more
Weight loss trending really well lately... Makes me think rather than shoot for the weight I was in my 20s, I might shoot for my college weight! We'll see if the trend continues but right now it's really motivating to aim high... Read more
Made it to my halfway point. Have lost 65lbs so far. I want to lose another 65 but feel this half is harder to lose. Don't know if it's because it's cold out and haven't been as motivated to go outside. .help?!... 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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