Does Fat Have a Mind of Its Own?
Health and Nutrition

Does Fat Have a Mind of Its Own?

There is so much information, quasi-information, and just plain bad information out there about fat. We would all like to know how it works, how we can control it, and just how much our genes have to do with it. What are we to believe, and what are we supposed to do? Recently I came…

Diet and Exercise:  Two Peas in a Pod?
Health and Nutrition

Diet and Exercise: Two Peas in a Pod?

Let me put a few stats in front of you. 80% of Americans do not meet the recommended guidelines for aerobic and strength training exercise. 80% of Americans are either overweight or obese.  Hmmm…do you see any resemblance there? 19 out of 20 people are unsuccessful dieters. And, yet, apparently at any given time, something…

Is Chair Design For You or Against You?
Health and Nutrition | Movement

Is Chair Design For You or Against You?

Chair design has come a long way. Once thought of as just something you sit on, it now has reached heights of design that astound. Chair design has sparked the interest of artists, architects, designers and scientists. Sometimes, the results even end up in museums. Actually, if you have spent much time in museums, you…

Here’s some Funky Holiday Advice!
Health and Nutrition

Here’s some Funky Holiday Advice!

Greetings all, OK, I can’t help myself. Here are a few bits of funky holiday advice that you may not find anywhere else. It’s just that I want to keep you healthy and moving this month, no matter what! I know it can be a pain to think about along with everything else, but these…

Does Lack of Sleep Make You Fat?
Health and Nutrition

Does Lack of Sleep Make You Fat?

Ever hear that you burn more fat when you sleep? This is kind of true. What it means is that when you are just lying around, your body does not need to burn as many carbohydrates, which are there as a QUICK source of energy. Obviously, when you are asleep, there is nothing particularly quick…

Food – Friend or Foe?
Health and Nutrition

Food – Friend or Foe?

Here’s a simple fact. People like to eat what they like to eat. In the immortal words of Margaret Mead, “It is easier to change a man’s religion than to change his diet.” Even when people go on a diet, chances are pretty good that, once the diet is over, they will go back to…