How to Choose the Right Diet for You

How to Choose the Right Diet for You Which diet is the right one for you? The truth is, I think dieting is not the best way to lose weight.  To be on a diet implies it’s for a finite period of time which invites the yo-yo effect of weight loss, weight gain, weight loss, weight gain… and so it goes. Most people think it’s simply a matter of trying many different things and then choosing what works. Even more importantly than choosing what … Continue reading

Good Health is a Good Goal…Join Us & Become a “Healthyist”

  Become a “Healthyist” You are probably wondering what in the world a “Healthyist” is.  Since we came up with the term, we decided we should also come up with a definition for you, so here it is: “Healthyist” – noun – One who is committed to enjoying health and vigor of body, mind and spirit. This is a journey my husband Rob and I have been on for many years, but most seriously since the fall of 2012.  At … Continue reading

Relax and Decrease Stress in Your Life

3 Ways to Quickly Relax and Decrease Stress There’s no question that stress causes disease. It’s been directly linked to obesity, diabetes and heart disease just to name a few. It also negatively affects your immune system and can make you feel grumpy, tired, and just plain unhappy. Unfortunately, in our fast paced world stress is a part of life. There are bills to pay, friends and family to get along with, and challenges to overcome. The good news is how … Continue reading

Healthy Eating Habits to Adopt in 2014

Healthy Eating Habits to Adopt in 2014 – part 2 By now you’ve had a few days to start incorporating the first 5 of your 10 new healthy eating habits into your daily routine.  Let’s take a look at the rest of habits you’ll want to adopt. 6. Watch the clock – Be aware of time management when it comes to healthy eating habits. Once you’ve finished dinner, you should be done eating for the day. Binge eating in the … Continue reading

Healthy Eating Habits to Adopt in 2014

Healthy Eating Habits to Adopt in 2014 We’re still early into 2014, so let’s talk about some healthy eating habits you can adopt this year. A habit can be either good or bad, so let’s make sure your new habits are healthy ones that will serve you well this year and beyond! When we view healthy eating habits as a choice and not something that’s been forced upon us, we become empowered and excited to incorporate those habits into our life style. … Continue reading

Gluten Free Diet – How Do I Start?

Gluten Free Diet – What’s on the Menu, What’s Not? Eating a gluten free diet can be a great way to improve your mental and physical health and lose some weight; sometimes a significant amount of weight. While statistics vary on how many people are allergic or sensitive to gluten, from my own experience and from people I talk to, I suspect it’s considerably higher than we think. Trying to adopt a gluten free lifestyle can be overwhelming and confusing. … Continue reading

Subway bread maybe not so fresh?

Subway bread contains a chemical used in making rubber soles. As if there aren’t already enough reasons to skip a “meal” at a fast food restaurant, here’s one more…and it’s a doozy! Did you have any idea that when you’ve been swinging by Subway to “Eat Fresh”, you’ve been getting a helping of a chemical that’s used in yoga mats, the soles of shoes and other rubber products?! It’s gross, but it’s true!! Subway bread contains a nasty chemical that behaves as a dough conditioner… azodicarbonamide.  … Continue reading

An Easy, Healthy Meal on the Run…think protein powder…

Did it ever occur to you we may be on a hit list?  Not a hit parade list, but a kill ’em off hit list? It’s occurred to me the more I learn about fast food, the FDA, health care and MONEY! If you think the fast food and the drug industries want you to be healthy, think again!.  There’s no profit for them in you being well; there’s no financial gain for big pharma in you healing yourself with … Continue reading

Clean Eating, Gluten Free, Sugar Free

Wow!  Did you ever get involved with something and find out you’re riding the crest of what is about to be a tidal wave? That’s exactly what  feels like!  The interest that exists and the thirst for knowledge about “clean” eating are amazing and heartening. I get emails from people who tell me they don’t know where to turn for good information on how to change their eating habits to change their health. I am so excited to share … Continue reading

Update on Eggs and Joint Discomfort – 6 Days Later…

Eggs and Joint Discomfort My last writing was about the fact that I suspected my sudden joint discomfort was a result of eating at least 2 eggs almost every day.  Well… I have good news and bad news…the good news is that I stopped eating eggs 6 days ago and my joints are feeling a lot better.  The bad news is that I stopped eating eggs and my joints are feeling better. Honestly, I am so bummed!  I love eggs … Continue reading