No Clear Link Between Sugar and Health Problems

Sugar and Health Problems Those of us who love the taste of sugar and who try to stay away from it to stay healthy will be thrilled with the results of a new study released that states there’s no clear link between sugar and health problems!  Thrilled that is, right up until I tell you that this new study was funded by the world’s leading soda and snack companies!! Here’s a link to the article so you can read for … Continue reading

Sugar… is it really sweet?

Sugar…is it really sweet? I’m having a great time working on my new TV show!  It’s a challenge writing, producing and editing, but a great learning experience, and I have the control! In this latest edition of Thin Strong Healthy, I dig deep into sugar…why we love it, why it doesn’t love us back and much, much more.  Did you know sugar is as addictive as cocaine, if not more so?  It lights up the pleasure centers in our brains … Continue reading

Mindset and Physical Strength – Do you believe your mind can increase your strength?

Mindset and Physical Strength You don’t believe that simply changing the way you think can have a big impact on your life or your accomplishments? What about mindset and physical strength? I admit it’s a somewhat abstract concept to think that just being more positive or more driven can attract good things to you, or that focusing more on the good in your life can make you happier, but, what about a demonstration to show just how powerful the mind … Continue reading

Emotional Eating – Do you turn to it when you’re under stress?

Do You Turn to Emotional Eating? The holidays can be times for great fun and enjoyment with family and friends, but for many, they can be challenging.  If there is anything wrong in your life, the holidays seem to put it under a magnifying glass; it can really get you down and can make you turn to emotional eating to feel better. Also at holiday time, we have access to many foods that don’t serve our long term health but … Continue reading

Do You Talk with Your Doctor about Health and Mindset?

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Do You Talk with Your Doctor about Health and Mindset? The need for achieving a mindset that helps you meet the challenges of everyday living is increasingly important in our often negative and chaotic world.  More healthcare providers are realizing their patients sometimes need help dealing with daily challenges and stresses that may affect their long term health and mindset. We’ve all experienced times in our lives when it’s difficult to focus or maintain a steady pace in order to … Continue reading

Five Easy Tips to Enjoy Holiday Gatherings…without blowing your diet!

Five Easy Tips to Enjoy Holiday Gatherings without Blowing Your Diet! Most of us are invited to social gatherings during the holidays.  If you try to eat right and not overdo, these events can be tempting and can really derail any good work you’ve done during the previous months.  We all hear people talking in January about how they need to lose the weight they gained over the holidays.  Here are 5 easy tips to enjoy holiday gatherings and to … Continue reading

The 5 Second Rule -if you drop it, do you eat it?

The 5 Second Rule Do you worry about dirt and germs?  I’ve long maintained that all this “kills 99% of germs” advertising is just getting us to expose ourselves to dangerous chemicals in the name of profit for a few giant companies!  While it’s important to know how to clean safely, it’s also important to know which surfaces harbor the highest number of germs and bacteria.  That’s what I want to share with you today via a wonderful article by … Continue reading

Regular Table Salt vs Sea Salt

Regular Table Salt vs Sea Salt

Regular Table Salt vs Sea Salt Are you a salt lover? I wasn’t, but now I am, because I switched the type salt I was using.  It made all the difference in taste as well as in health value!  How much salt should you have every day; what is the difference between regular table salt vs sea salt; and why is one better than the other for you? Did you know the average American consumes 3,400 mgs (milligrams) of salt … Continue reading

Keeping Your Brain Young and Healthy…Did you know today is National Forget Me Not Day?

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Keeping Your Brain Young and Healthy…Did you know today is National Forget Me Not Day? I love Forget Me Nots!  They’re so cheerful with that gorgeous shade of blue.  They like some yards better than others though, and unfortunately, mine is not one of the ones they love.  My father-in-law’s back yard was covered with them!  When they were in bloom, it was just a sea of blue, and I can tell you it was spectacular!  He had very sandy … Continue reading

Conquering Depression

Conquering Depression

Conquering Depression Did you know that in this country, over 20% of women over the age of forty are taking some sort of prescription drug for depression and/or anxiety?  You may be one of them; I was, too. Conquering depression was a huge victory for me! I lived most of my adult life as a depressed person.  Sometimes it was worse than others…fall was usually an awful time for me.  Everything freezes and dies, the leaves fall off the trees, … Continue reading