Nutrition Tips: Running, Race Day and Listening To Your Body

I’ve never been a one size fits all kind of person and have felt that many articles about nutrition & exercise give the impression that all people need to follow certain food & workout rules all the time. I’m not referring to sound science that recommends how much we need to be healthy humans, but about the […]

Why I Hate Cake and Other Lies

 I wish I could share that I had an incredible weekend and surpassed some sort personal goal set in fat loss or fitness. But instead I went to a good friend’s wedding (cake) and another friend’s party on Sunday(cake). The pressure to have cake was enormous. Especially the second day. My friend made a cake […]

Reset: Jumpstart Healthy Eating Plus Advice From An Olympian

Image by alancleaver_2000via Flickr The no-carb diet. The no-fat diet. The fill in the blank diet. The word diet is truly a poor choice of words to use when trying to change your body and health. To me, when I think of the word diet, I think short term. Dr. Ray Strand makes the point […]

The Power of "I Won't" or "I Will"

Last night I went to a local Indian restaurant for the first time. I was invited by friends and I was really looking forward to trying it out. I absolutely love hot, spicy dishes. I also have read numerous studies on the wonders of Turmeric, used in curry. I’m not very familiar with Indian dishes by name, […]

5 Breakfast Choices Not To Choose

              The… patient should be made to understand that he or she must take charge of his own life.  Don’t take your body to the doctor as if he were a repair shop.  ~Quentin Regestein  Awareness about what we eat is a big key to successful lifestyle changes. Obviously we can’t depend on restaurants to […]

Nutrition For Kids:Foods To Avoid

While you’re making your new goals for the year, it’s a great time to include a family goal too!  This great info By Joe Wilkes  from the Team Beachbody NewsLetter is quite the eye opener about nutrition for children.  It’s incredibly important to start good eating habits young. As a lot of parents and teachers know, once you […]