Fatty foods

4 06 2015

To Win the Battle of the Bulge

We all know how difficult it is to lose weight.  We all know the dangers of being overweight and we all know it just how lousy it feels.  Research shows that two thirds of Americans are overweight or obese and it is associated with hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, depression and various cancers (Malik, Schultz & [...]

5 02 2015

THANK YOU…BUT NO THANKS!

When it comes to health, I like to emphasize the positives of being healthy.  There are so many things we can and should do to enhance our health and ultimately the quality of our lives.  We know what they are—exercising, eating the right foods, staying happy and stress free, getting outdoors and getting some sunshine [...]

21 07 2014

Food Addictions

Here's a quick questionnaire for you: Do you find yourself eating when you’re not hungry? Do you sometimes feel sluggish or fatigued after overeating? Does giving into cravings or eating your favorite foods help you reduce negative emotions and increase pleasurable thoughts?  As time goes on, does this not work as well as it used [...]

18 05 2014

Gut Check! (Part 1)

Do you ever get stomachaches?  Well, join the 41 million people who, in the United States alone, visit their doctor with a chief complaint of gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms.  Most of the time, this is just a little stomachache, but many times, it can be indicative of a serious, even life-threatening GI disorder.  These conditions range from [...]