I frequently find myself reaching for magazines rather than finding articles online- something about the tactile experience is more enjoyable (which is also why I love a good book!). A while back, I found an article that highlighted smart food substitutions that help improve eating habits. After all, if we can incorporate changes that we… Continue reading Food Swaps That Are Healthy And Delicious
How many times have you been in a store and seen food packaging that read "healthy!", "low sodium!", "sugar free!," "natural!", and so on? If you've doubted what those terms actually meant, you have reason to wonder. While the FDA and USDA work to regulate and provide guidelines for consumer safety and transparency, there is… Continue reading What Common Food Terms Actually Mean
Obesity is on its way to becoming the leading cause of preventable cancer, second only to tobacco usage. According to research from the American Cancer Society, excess body weight is responsible for about 8% of all cancers in the United States, as well as about 7% of all cancer deaths. Being overweight or obese is… Continue reading Obesity Is Linked To Cancer
We all tend to hang out with like-minded people, those who make us feel comfortable and share our values. So if your values center around a sedentary lifestyle and lots of food, you’re likely to associate with people who share that lifestyle. Most of us already have a good understanding of how weight impacts important… Continue reading The Halo Effect
Too often, we ignore the very platform that supports everything else - our feet. Without a solid base, the rest can come tumbling down. Foot pain can not only be uncomfortable or painful, it can prevent us from maintaining an active lifestyle, and in some cases, completely immobilize us. Maintaining foot health is essential and… Continue reading Ouch! My Aching Foot!