Anyone who has ever found themselves pouring a glass of wine after a stressful day at work or eating a bowl of ice cream while going through a break up knows that sometimes food makes it better. Eating is emotional. It can make us feel happy, momentarily, because food that tastes good lights up … Read more about The Truth About Why Diets Don’t Work
ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOOTBBAAAALLL?!?!?!?!?!? Excuse me, just got a little excited there for a minute. Man I love football season. But football season means tailgates and parties and that can also mean a whole lot of calories and a really hard time losing weight. Football season is … Read more about 4 Ways to Survive Football Season without Wrecking Your Diet
To be clear, not all carbs are bad. There are lots of great carbs, such as vegetables, sweet potatoes, oats and so on. But we Americans, we tend to get into trouble because not only do we eat too many carbs, we often overdo it with the "bad" ones, like muffins, breads, and pizza dough. You … Read more about How to Go “Low-Carb” at a Tailgate
We consider ourselves lucky because, for the most part, she still recognized us and knew all of our names until the almost the very end. Many families do not even get that. Alzheimer's disease robbed my Grandmother of her final years, which should have been spent traveling and playing with her … Read more about Can Exercise Help Prevent Alzheimer’s disease?
Summer never seems to last long enough. Gone are the lazy "dog days," to be replaced with the busy Back to School season. September has been called the “other” January, because for many people, especially those with children in school, this marks a beginning, much like the first of the … Read more about How to Send Yourself “Back to School”
Ah, carbs. Of all the food groups, this is the one most of us struggle with the most. We have a hard time not eating too many carbs. We know some carbs are better for us than others, but sometimes we aren't sure which are ok and what to stay away from. Carbs are certainly the one area of … Read more about ‘Good’ vs ‘Bad’ Carbs; How to Make Smart Choices
Being a teacher is a tough job. Many teachers spend hours helping their students and working on their classrooms and often they struggle to leave time for taking care of themselves. Dana is a teacher who often puts in 14 hour days and spends time on weekends grading papers and preparing for … Read more about This Teacher Learned Healthier Habits and Lost 10 Pounds
When most people are asked why they want to begin an exercise program, many will say to lose weight or become healthier. But exercise is also a great way to relieve stress. It's true, a regular exercise routine can help you feel more relaxed and better manage the stress in your life. … Read more about Feeling Stressed Out? Go to the Gym