Common Exercise Myths

  Women shouldn’t lift weights because they will become bulky. It’s simply not true! Women do not have enough of the hormone necessary to bulk up if they lift weights in the way that men do. It would take long, tireless, and repeated hours of strenuous weight lifting
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Fall Foods

Autumn is the season where the leaves on the trees begin to change, the air is a little crisper, and food seems to be the number one topic of most conversations.   Have you ever noticed that as the colors outside change, so does our food?  This fall season, be aware of more colorful f
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Still Boggled for Holiday Health Tips?

Nutrition professionals are suggesting that the key over the holidays is not to try and lose weight, but to try and not gain weight. Maintaining your current weight could, in the long run, be more beneficial and realistic than to set a plan for weight-loss over the holiday season. The
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Spring Into Action

10 Tips to achieve long-term weight-loss success Think about it – You have to be in the right frame of mind to begin a weight-loss program, and really stick to it, long term. Be committed – Don’t give up after one bad week; weight-loss is a long process and takes tim
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The Truth About Drinks

Reaching for a cold drink usually seems like a great idea in this hot weather.  Unfortunately, many of us fail to realize how many calories and unhealthy sugars we are adding to our diet by consuming sodas, energy drinks, juice, and alcohol. Being careful with what you drink is a cruc
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Summer Tips

Summer-perfect Workout Being active is important to overall health, and during the summertime, it becomes easier to engage in fun activities that give your body a great workout. 1)     Go outside! Take advantage of the nicer weather in the early morning and/or late evening.  Go for a
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Back to School Tips

1)     Eat Healthy Going back to school or to a busier routine than you had in summer does not mean dropping the healthy eating habits you’ve been developing. Plan your meals ahead of time, shop healthy, and spend a day cooking for the entire week if necessary.  Make sure you pa
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Antioxidents and Phytochemicals: What Are They, and Why Are They Important?

Nutrition and physical activity are obviously important for losing weight, or maintaining a healthy weight.  But what about for prevention of certain kinds of cancer?  Antioxidents and phytochemicals, which are rich in most plant-based foods, aid in the prevention of diseases, as well
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