Michelle Obama unveiled a series of proposed changes to the food label last Thursday. These changes, she said, will help consumers make better, more informed decisions.
I am fortunate to love exercise. It is a part of my daily life that I refuse to compromise, no matter how demanding my schedule is. One reason for my ...
We need a different approach. Teach someone to love their body and respect it at any shape or size, and then the healthy habits will follow.
By implementing these moves into your daily routine you will begin to see noticeable changes in your body and an improved mental focus!
I see the endless chatter from women about the post-baby body. Apparently I have one of two choices, embrace it or beat it into submission. The truth is, like many women, I can't be bothered to do either.
The headline in the New York Times, was: "Obesity Rate for Young Children Plummets 43 Percent in a Decade." This, and similarly effusive headlines reverberating throughout the news media, would seem to invite the question: have we, in fact, turned the tide? Is the mission accomplished?
If you both make health a priority, and make it team approach, you can help each other develop life long healthy habits.
The most important message I got from their book is the value of enrolling others in helping you achieve what your commitment. Don't try to go it alone. We humans are social creatures and we do much better when we surround ourselves with people who share our vision and values.
If you are not sure if your life and you are more than the size of your body, I can assure you that your life and you are. You are the one and only you that has had your unique set of life experiences, thoughts, feelings opinions and talents. You are your smile, your love of music, nature, art and any and all qualities that make you unique.
You've had a stressful day yet diligently maintained your healthy eating plan, but then you're watching Sex and the City reruns when suddenly you realize your favorite food sits in the fridge. One bite can't hurt, right?
When you look at a group of elementary school kids, can you tell who's at risk of becoming obese? And more importantly, what can be done to change tha...
But of course you see the problem. We are just picking poisons here. If we replace one way of eating badly with another and don't show health gains, does it prove that the first way of eating badly wasn't bad? No, it just shows that we have many flavors of poisons from which to choose.
Here's the thing: You can always earn more money, but you can't put a price on your health. Look at spending those extra dollars on locally grown, organic produce or grass-fed beef as an investment in your long-term health and future generations.
Thinking about the consequences of failure, ignoring your feelings and engaging in detailed planning don't sound as fun as advice like "Follow your passion!" or "Stay positive!" But they have the decided advantage of actually being effective -- which, as it happens, is exactly what you'll be if you use them.
When I was in grade school we had to pass a fitness test for Physical Ed. Sit-ups, jumping jacks, pushups, chin-ups, suicides and track. We were timed...
Instead of the unending beauty pageant, my colleagues could all rally around the fundamentals of healthful eating, which are in fact well-established. But I guess the allure of fame and fortune is just too great.