October 9, 2016

Fall is in full swing, with the leaves turning golden and the weather cooling down. But there’s something scary lurking around the corner. October is often a difficult time for anyone who “loves” sweets, but doesn’t love what it does to their health and weight goals. Grocery stores become frightful places, with aisles of goodies tempting us and somehow ending up in our shopping carts. The powerful pull of sugar is well-known among food manufacturers (read about the recently revealed sugar industry cover-up in my next post). That’s why...

October 28, 2014

Halloween is around the corner, and it is a scary time of year for your health! Why? Because Halloween kicks off a fall season of "celebration treating and feasting."  It is frightening when you consider that many people gain five or more pounds between Halloween and Valentine's Day. But don't worry, here are some fabulous tips for keeping you on track!


~ Start every meal off with a glass of water and continue to stay hydrated throughout the evening of celebration. If you are consuming alcohol, try to drink some water before and after...

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