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24 02, 2016

Do These 5 Things to Be Healthy that have Nothing To Do With Food

By |2020-02-26T10:19:17-05:00February 24th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Do These 5 Things to Be Healthy that have Nothing To Do With Food

The commercial weight loss industry is big business. There's a reason Weight Watchers® hired Oprah to pitch their service - although it's sort of funny that they used the idea of "eating bread" continues to be a lure. Bread has been chastised as a "belly fat maker" for [...]

22 07, 2015

Healthy Weight Control = Eat, Be Happy with Small Changes

By |2023-07-20T11:11:32-04:00July 22nd, 2015|DASH Diet/Wellness, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Healthy Weight Control = Eat, Be Happy with Small Changes

I don't really like to present things in a negative light, but sometimes there are habits or perspectives that you should shift. Life can be complicated, and it's easy to make a lot for why “now’s not a good time” to lose weight, or exercise more, or change behaviors. [...]

2 03, 2015

National Nutrition Month® 2015

By |2023-03-21T12:39:55-04:00March 2nd, 2015|DASH Diet/Wellness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on National Nutrition Month® 2015

March is National Nutrition Month®, a special month when registered dietitians-nutritionists (RDNs) send out extra special messages to consumers about healthy eating and lifestyle. Source: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Each year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics chooses a campaign theme. This year's theme: "Bite [...]

23 01, 2015

7 Tips to The Path of Least Resistance

By |2015-01-23T09:35:08-05:00January 23rd, 2015|Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on 7 Tips to The Path of Least Resistance

How can you be sure you will be successful this year with diet and exercise? Make it easier. As mammals, humans are drawn to the path of least resistance. The more steps, the more difficult, the less likely that you'll make the best choice. Have you ever noticed [...]

19 03, 2014

10 Tips for Healthy Eating – For Your Body and Mind

By |2023-03-21T12:39:16-04:00March 19th, 2014|Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on 10 Tips for Healthy Eating – For Your Body and Mind

You probably read a lot about what's healthy to eat, or what's not. But I contend that eating habits and behaviors associated with food (healthy food or junk food) are more important than hyper-focusing on exactly which healthy foods to eat (don't get me wrong - including healthy [...]

20 12, 2013

Keeping Food in Perspective during Special Occasions

By |2019-08-20T16:08:24-04:00December 20th, 2013|Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Keeping Food in Perspective during Special Occasions

Vacations. Holidays. These special times will come and go, and often revolve around a lot of eating and drinking. It's simple to say "take the focus off food" or "don't use food as a reward or to handle stress" but the fact is, indulgence happens sometimes. Some of [...]

4 10, 2013

Exercise and Diet Can Fight Disease: Is Your Dietitian Visit Going to be Covered?

By |2023-03-21T12:37:49-04:00October 4th, 2013|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Exercise and Diet Can Fight Disease: Is Your Dietitian Visit Going to be Covered?

An article was just published this week stating that exercise "is as good as medicine" for treating heart disease. Hmmn, that's funny, I've known about this for almost 30 years...and I know older colleagues who've known it longer than that. Obesity rates continue to soar, even though we've [...]

30 05, 2013

Exercise for Blood Pressure and Weight Loss – Make is Doable

By |2013-05-30T10:00:57-04:00May 30th, 2013|Heart Disease, Weight Management|Comments Off on Exercise for Blood Pressure and Weight Loss – Make is Doable

freedigitalphotos.net Regular exercise is an important healthy lifestyle goal. The problem for most people is consistency. Some may embark on a difficult, intense exercise regime and then either get too sore, tired, or overwhelmed by it, and quit. Setting smaller goals that you can actually keep [...]