I Am Worth It – Challenge #1

If you’re in the habit of eating fast food regularly, we challenge you to go one week without it.  With a little bit of pre-planning and a trip to the grocery store at the beginning of the week, you can prepare your own “fast” meals and skip the junk food. Breakfast Get up 15 minutes …

Superfood! Spinach

Those of us who are old enough to remember watching Popeye cartoons know that he could eat a can of spinach and instantly become super strong and able to knock Bluto into …

Eat Less Meat and Live Longer

A new study has been published by JAMA finding an association between eating plant protein instead of animal protein and living longer.  After studying a total of 237,036 men and 179,068 women over 16 years and almost 78,000 deaths, they found that consuming more plant protein was significantly associated with lower overall mortality as well …

Eat to Lose Weight

One of the basic truths about losing weight is that you need to burn more calories than you consume.  3500 calories equal approximately 1 pound of fat, so if you cut 500 to 1000 calories a day from a typical diet, you should lose 1 – 2 pounds per week.  There are many additional factors …

Vitamin D(efense)

Vitamin D affects nearly every cell in your body and its importance to your health is difficult to exaggerate.  Vitamin D plays a role in: Healthy bones, including preventing osteoporosis – it helps your body absorb calcium Lowered risk of diabetes – improving your body’s sensitivity to insulin, thereby reducing insulin resistance Reduced blood pressure …

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