28. December 2009 10:01
Alot of people have turkey for their Christmas dinner. I found some great recipes for the extra meat.
1. Turkey and corn enchiladas- Combine 2 cups shredded roast turkey, 1 cup corn, 1 cup Mexican cheese. Season with salt/pepper. Roll into a small flour tortilla( try th... [More]
22. December 2009 07:27
Breathing:Part 1: The insane tempo of holiday times, stresses, about schedules, and how to pay for the holidays and frankly, visiting with family can make the term stressed out to be a walk in the park! A bit of simplistic advice- Just breath.
Studies show that mindful breath... [More]
15. December 2009 07:11
Try to reduce your stress by creating a lifestyle that encourages relaxation, rest and a clean eating diet.
Food is essential for your body to function efficiently, but it can also be that cravings and desires for food are manipulated by the psychy to function on an unhealthy level as well.
8. December 2009 08:25
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported in the fall, that organic foods don’t contain more vitamins and minerals than conventional foods. These results are considered highly debatable (study didn’t look at potential risks of the fertilizers, pesticides, hormones, or ant... [More]
2. November 2009 04:23
As you get older, it is so important to integrate weight training as well as cardio for several reasons. Muscle, unlike fat, is a very active tissue that continues eating up calories, ... [More]
13. October 2009 08:00
Last year when the economy took a down-turn, most Americans re-evaluated expenses that previously had seemed irreplaceable. Many people saw gym memberships as a luxury expense. As a single parent, I did the same. I am fortunate that I had already acquired over the years, a set ... [More]
29. September 2009 08:00
Today I want to update you on how I'm doing with my process of grief surrounding my mother's death and how it has effected my body and mind. This is deeply personal to me, but I think whether you are dealing with the death of a loved one, a divorce, financial burdens or even raisi... [More]
22. September 2009 08:00
The new fall fashions are in the stores and the fashion magazines. We have made positive changes in our clean eating diet and with our workouts. Now you need to co-ordinate outfits that flatter that shape you worked so hard for!
V necks and ruffles helps create the illusion of shap... [More]
15. September 2009 08:00
Hi Everyone. I'm trying to get back into the swing of things after my mother's death...it has been really tough. I got back into my workout after the first week and that has been my saving grace( though I have spent several walks crying for a mile or two. It's a process... [More]
1. September 2009 08:00
I read an article that verifies what your mother always told you "chew your food"! This article from the 09'-89(3), pg. 794-800 from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, re- enforces that foods release different levels of nutrition (including calories) depending on h... [More]