Summer is here! That means picnics, pool time, parties, and lots of fun! But also potential sunburns, feeling overwhelmed, and weight gain from too much snacking and unhealthy food. Here are some tips to help you stay healthy and have a fabulous fun-filled summer! Drink lots of water. You can set a reminder on your phone … Continue reading Stay Healthy And Have A Fabulous Summer!
As we approach the holiday season, it’s important for us to maintain our health so that we can visit friends and relatives without that dreaded cough or cold. That means putting yourself first and making daily exercise and healthy eating a priory now. I’m all for having indulgences on occasion, like apple or pumpkin pie, … Continue reading Holiday Health Tips
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple. —Oscar Wilde This is gonna hurt. I’m sorry, but it’s time to be truthful. Look at yourself in the mirror in just your undies. Do you have love handles and cellulite? We all have something we want to change. Coming face-to-face with the truth … Continue reading Your Body
Let food be thy medicine; thy medicine shall be thy food. —Hippocrates Calling sugar the devil might be a little drastic, but the graphic above gets your attention, doesn’t it? Sugar lurks in many foods and is labeled as sucrose, fructose, and other natural-sounding ingredients, but it contributes to weight gain, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity … Continue reading 5 Steps to Stop Sugar Addiction
Many of us have gallant plans to thwart overindulgent eating on holidays, but sadly, some of us have a difficult time passing up the cakes, cookies and chips. (My hand is up!) After all, what’s a Fourth of July celebration without s’mores or Thanksgiving without apple pie? Most of us give up at least a … Continue reading 3 Ways to Stay Motivated After Indulging
Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie. —Jim Davis I have a confession to make: I didn’t always eat healthy. There were times when I was thirty pounds heavier than I am today. Though we had fancy dinners with crystal and china every Sunday after church, we were … Continue reading Go Green