Are you great at losing weight but really lousy at keeping it off? Do you have two sets of clothing; the “skinny” clothes and the “fat” clothes? Do you find it easy to eat well for a short period of time, but find it difficult to get back on the diet as soon as you have a bad day? Then you are a yo-yo (dieter that is), and it is time to understand the full story about weight … [Read more...] about Are you a Yo-Yo?
Want to be healthier in 2014? Here are some of my favorite easy changes to get you on your way 1) Its 3pm, you’re starving and all you can think of is pouring your laundry quarters into the vending machine for something chocolaty and sweet. A lot of times we crave sugar because we need protein. Have a plain yogurt with fruit, turkey or tempeh wrapped in lettuce or no-mayo tuna salad … [Read more...] about Gimme 5! 5 healthy diet tips as we go into the New Year.
I meant to start this blog entry 2 weeks ago, then last week, then a couple of days ago and it was still on my to do list today. I was waiting to find a time where things would be perfect. I would have the best idea, be well rested so my writing would be sharp and have my words flow onto the page as if Maya Angelou herself were dictating them to me. The end … [Read more...] about Losing at the Game of Perfection
You eat your fruits and vegetables. You try to eat balanced meals. Hey, you might even eat a little more than you should from time to time. Sure that means extra calories, but that translates to extra nutrients too. There’s no need for a multi-vitamin, right? Wait! Don’t answer that yet! First, the classic argument goes that throughout history … [Read more...] about I’m too healthy to take vitamins!!!
Aah, the good old days. I’m talking about the really old days. Back when your great, great, great, great, great, great (well, you get the idea) grandfather spent his days hunting game for the tribe. Granddaddy never ate at his desk. Heck, who had time for a venti, half-calf, soy, no whip mocha while running from a stampede. He certainly didn’t eat in front of the television. He was too busy oohing … [Read more...] about Why You Shouldn’t Eat While Fleeing a Stampede and Other Food Lessons