Health and Nutrition | Mindset

Infrequently Asked Questions …

Where would we be without questions? And answers! When you go to the doctor, do you expect him/her to ask you a bunch of questions? Of course! But, sometimes we shy away from asking the hard questions about our health or exercise habits because we don’t want to think about the answers. On top of…

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What Is Your Body Type?

Does your body type determine your destiny? Can you do anything about it if you tend to be slight, muscular, or, um, a bit pudgy? How does that play out in real life? Basic body types. In case you aren’t aware, there are three basic body types. They are called ectomorph, mesomorph, and endomorph. Now…

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Wondering about the Keto Diet?

According to people who keep track of these things, the Ketogenic (“keto”) Diet is THE most popular right now. Whether that means people are on it or considering it is not mentioned. But, in any case, apparently many, many, people are interested in this type of diet. You may know some of them. So, just…

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Is Mindful Eating the Next Big Thing?

Massive amounts of food available. Social pressure to eat certain “traditional” foods on certain occasions. The growing presentation of what a portion of food looks like. Food manufacturers making their food more palatable (and harder to refuse) using added fats, sugar, or salt. Not to mention mouth feel. These are just a few of the…

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What About Those “Love Handles”?

Maybe you have some “Love Handles” and just can’t get rid of them. They are so annoying. You diet from time to time, and you seem to lose fat elsewhere but not there. You do sit-ups, hoping for some reduction and firming. You even ramp up your workouts at the gym but nothing happens. Meanwhile…

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Slow Food Wins Every Time!

This is for those of you who would like to lose a few pounds, or are always fighting to stay trim. So, I guess that includes just about everybody, yes? Here is a basic message, and a few reasons for it: G-O    S-L-O-W. What do I mean? Eating more slowly can really help you….