You’ve tried mints, gum and mouthwash but nothing works. Bad breath is affecting your social life, causing you to shy away from your loved ones and preventing you from speaking up at work. You’ve already spent a small fortune to cover it... Read more
Proper breathing is an underestimated, but critical building block of good health. Slow, deep breathing gets rid of carbon dioxide waste and takes plenty of clean, fresh oxygen to your brain and muscles. More blood cells get the new, oxygen-rich air... Read more
When people begin a fitness program, they understandably have lots of questions, from how to perform certain moves to which exercises are most effective. One question that everyone seems to ask is how to breathe properly when working out.
I know... Read more
It's a gross understatement to say that planning a wedding is stressful. With all of the coordination, timing and numerous things to prepare for (not to mention family politics!), it's no wonder that nice, normal people turn into grumpy groom... Read more
If you spend any time looking at nutrition labels, you’ve probably noticed some intriguing ingredients in sweet foods that are touted as diet-friendly, sugar-free, low-carb, or even formulated for people with diabetes. One ingredient, known as... Read more
Pica is a disorder where people feel the urge to eat items of little or no nutritional value, such as soil, chalk, sand, or glass. This disorder generally occurs amongst children and people who have developmental issues.
Pagophagia is a form of... Read more
Why does it seem to be so easy to stay on track at work but when I get home I gorge myself when I eat. Even if I plan or make something healthy. Sometimes I wonder if I'll ever succeed or if food will always have power over me... Read more
I don't know why this one caught our attention, but it's the Bushes Baked Bean commercial where the husband shops, comes home and his wife asks him if he bought some beans, and he replies "Yes, yes I did!"
Now, around our house, when asked a que... Read more
As a fitness professional, one of the many things I notice is that when big things happen, the 1st thing we do is hold our breathe!! WHY?? Then we get upset, molehills become mountains! But if breath, deeply, slowly, & stay calm, somehow it does not... Read more
When you notice something amiss—a cough that won’t quit, sudden dandruff—you may run right to the computer to look up what could be going on. A recent survey found that 35% of Americans have used the Internet to self-diagnose a medi... Read more
For my students, breathing is the topic in yoga that prompts the most questions: How do you breathe in yoga? Should it be loud? How do I make that "noise" when I breathe? When the poses get too hard, I become out of breath. How can I keep b... Read more
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