Using Cleanse/Detox Principles for Your Real Life (IRL)
Health and Nutrition

Using Cleanse/Detox Principles for Your Real Life (IRL)

Ok. So let’s face it…many of us would like to feel better. All you have to do is look around at articles, books, videos, etc. to see that finding more energy and feeling better sells. And, for good reason! Wouldn’t we all like to wake up feeing pumped about the new day? Thinking that we…

The Secret Life of Fat
Health and Nutrition

The Secret Life of Fat

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 you to believe, and what are you supposed to do? Recently I came…

Let’s Talk About Fat Loss
Health and Nutrition

Let’s Talk About Fat Loss

Somewhere among all the fitness materials that I look at, a small snippet caught my eye. It said that what people secretly (or maybe not so secretly) really want from an exercise program is to lose fat. Never mind the myriad health benefits, the mental clarity, the increased energy, or the longer, higher quality of…

The Science of Walking: It’s Really THAT Good!
Exercise Basics | Health and Nutrition

The Science of Walking: It’s Really THAT Good!

At this point, we all know that walking is good for us. In an attempt to make it even better, the science of walking now tells us how to get the most out of this seemingly casual form of exercise. In some ways, this kind of takes the relaxing, socializing, nature-loving, exploring, parts of walking…

Food Claims and Labels – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Health and Nutrition

Food Claims and Labels – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

It seems that there are more and more food products coming on the market these days. Aside from the recent astonishing development of the deep fried Twinkie, there are other, seemingly more wholesome offerings. There’s grass fed beef, sustainably raised fish, artisan bread, reduced fat items, gluten free, non GMO, and on and on. With…

When a Calorie Isn’t a Calorie
Health and Nutrition

When a Calorie Isn’t a Calorie

Statistics have shown that at any given time 60 percent of us are on a diet, and the rest of us may be watching our calories anyway. So, probably most of us think about calories quite a bit. Remember the days when it was all about “calories in and calories out”? Those days are gone….