Case of the Afternoon Munchies?

It’s 3PM and you’re hit with a snack attack! What do you grab?  The right snack can keep you feeling full and energized until your next meal, but the wrong snack can give you brain fog and set you up for cravings. The following is an excerpt from an article – “16 Nutrition Experts Share Their Go-To Snacks” presented by That…

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How to Keep a Slip-Up from Derailing your Health Goals

It happens to us all — you’ve been crushing your health goals, and things are going great.  Until vacation rolls around, and the endless summer cookouts and celebrations derail you…or so you think.  We often feel shame afterward, and it’s common to let these “slip-ups” demotivate us. The important piece of this puzzle is learning how not to let such…

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Avoiding Those Blood Sugar Crashes

We’ve all had those moments where we waited too long to eat, and we struggle through a blood sugar crash where the hanger settles in and takes over.  You could feel lightheaded, shaky, and generally unwell — so keeping your blood sugar stabilized throughout the day is a great way to have sustained energy, feel vibrant, and keep your…

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Cooling Concoctions for Summer You’ll Love

One of the best ways to beat the heat this summer is with a refreshingly tasty beverage in hand. Pure water is, of course, the drink of choice and should regularly be consumed to avoid dehydration.  By adding a squeeze of fresh lemon to your water, you can pack even more of a beneficial punch.  But on those occasions…

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What’s the Hippocampus Got to Do With It?

We all know the importance of regular movement and exercise, but did you know about the positive benefits it has on your brain?  It turns out, the effects from just a single workout can have lasting effects that can protect your brain for different conditions like depression, Alzheimer’s disease, and dementia. Wendy Suzuki, Neuroscientist and author, knows all about…

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Eat Less, Lose Weight… Right or Wrong?

Just eat less and you will lose weight! Right?  We’ve all heard this standard prescription when it comes to weight loss. Makes sense. Have one doughnut instead of two or one scoop of ice cream instead of two and watch those pounds shed away. (Hmmm… if only it were so easy!) A new study published in the JAMA (Journal of…

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🎵 “ I Found My Thrill on Blueberry Hill…” 🎵

Bet you haven’t heard this once popular Fats Domino song in a while! Me neither, but it came to me because… I’ve got BLUEBERRIES on my mind! It all started April 1st, which just happens to be the start of blueberry season. Blueberries happen to be a real SUPERFOOD! Not only do they have a sweet flavor, but they…

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Foods that Boost Your Immunity

If you are like me, you are trying to do all the “right” things to avoid getting the FLU. Your hands are super dry from all the hand washing. You’ve avoided at least one or two public events for fear that you might encounter someone who is “possibly” sick. And what about traveling?  It’s even more stressfull. This past month, I…

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🎵”Stuck In The Middle With You” 🎵 – Part II

Yes.  It’s time for part II of “Getting Unstuck”.  I’m just guessing that you too are feeling a little “stuck” these days?  Especially when it comes to shedding those holiday pounds! You’ve ditched the processed junk foods and started bringing healthy lunches to work.  These are powerful first steps that sound simple, but make a profound impact.  Hopefully, you saw some…

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8 Steps to Reset After the Holidays

The holidays are officially over and, if you are like me, you are feeling a bit bloated, sluggish, and not quite yourself.  It’s time make a few minor adjustments to get back to feeling somewhat normal again: Here are 8 simple steps for bouncing back after the holidays. 1. Stop Beating Yourself Up and Get Back Into a Routine Life happens….

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