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Holiday Challenge

The end of the year is a busy time for most of us. With all the shopping and holiday partying it can be easy to let go of those healthy behaviors we’ve been working on during the year. But focusing on positive “to-do” strategies can help reduce stress and keep that holiday weight gain at […]

The end of the year is a busy time for most of us. With all the shopping and holiday partying it can be easy to ...
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Preventing Produce Spoilage

A new survey released by the Centers for Disease Control reported that only 1 in 10 Americans eats enough fruits and vegetables. Even California, the state with the best intake, was lagging. Only about 18 percent of Californians ate enough fruit every day and 13 percent ate enough vegetables. The daily recommendation is 1-1/2 to 2 […]

A new survey released by the Centers for Disease Control reported that only 1 in 10 Americans eats enough fruits and vegetables. Even California, the state ...
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The Gift of Health

The question is going to come soon – what to get for the holidays?? Whether you’re buying for someone else or writing your own wish-list, consider the gift of health! Literally, there are hundreds of options, in all price ranges, that can go towards making the New Year happier and healthier! Consider some of these, […]

The question is going to come soon – what to get for the holidays?? Whether you’re buying for someone else or writing your own wish-list, ...
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Get it your way!

Sure, the price is a bargain – but look at the calorie costs!  That might be your reaction when you see the recent addition of calorie counts to menu items as chain restaurants nationwide follow the government-mandate to post these values. While I’m personally happy to see calories posted, I’m not convinced it will have […]

Sure, the price is a bargain – but look at the calorie costs!  That might be your reaction when you see the recent addition of ...
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Aim for 5+2 Servings of Veggies and Fruits

A recently published study suggests that eating seven or more servings of vegetables and fruit a day can reduce your risk of death by more than 40%! The greatest effect came from eating vegetables with fruit providing smaller but still significant benefits. If you’re not close to eating seven servings, that’s okay. Just start by […]

A recently published study suggests that eating seven or more servings of vegetables and fruit a day can reduce your risk of death by more ...
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