Tag: exercising

Summer Diet Reboot

Summer Diet Reboot

When the weather starts warming up in spring, we get inspired to lose a few pounds so that we’ll look great when it’s time to get into a swimsuit. But that plan often goes awry when summer begins. Longer days bring vacations and celebrations—and extra opportunities to eat enticing treats (often sweet) that pack on weight. Next thing you know,…

Added Sugars and Heart Disease

 It seems that the general public is aware that reducing saturated and trans fats, improving the diet by eating more fruits and vegetables (and thus, fiber!), and exercising regularly can help reduce the risk of developing heart disease later in life. When saturated fats were reduced in foods in response to public awareness of the heart-related dangers of these fats,…

Drink Water, Lose Weight. No Kidding!

“Renew You” Challenge – Let’s start this week off right! Be a part of my Weekly Challenge (I mean, opportunity!) to help set you off on the right foot and in the right direction for bringing health to your week. Take a few seconds and think about all the ways you’ve tried to lose weight. And don’t tell me that…

Want to Get Healthy? Start Small, Stay Focused

“Renew You” Challenge – Why is it that whenever someone decides to live healthier, there has to be a complete overhaul of every aspect their life? Like okay, I’m starting my diet tomorrow, and that means no sweets, no snacking and exercising every day. And then I’m going to be nicer to people, be better at my job, and remember…