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How Much Fiber Should I Eat?

The American College of Sports Medicine recently estimated that almost 68 percent of the U.S. population is overweight or obese. That’s 2 out of...
diet and health

Diet and Health in the New Year

The other day I saw a great quote about diet and health: “Ignore your #health and it will leave.” Mind you, I first read this while...
orangetheory fitness

Orangetheory Fitness Review

I just finished up two months of one of the newest fitness crazes: Orangetheory Fitness. You may have noticed this new franchise popping up...
too tired to workout

Too Tired to Workout?

Being too tired to workout is an excuse I make often. I feel like never have enough energy for all the things I want to...

Is a Vegetarian Diet Healthy for Children?

  Is a vegetarian diet healthy for children? Experts are still debating that question. Some say a vegetarian diet is fine for kids (in fact, the...

4 stress-busting foods

No matter who you are or what you do, chances are you deal with some stress in your life. Stress can make you tired,...
lean for life

7 Tips to be lean for life

I recently had a trainer come and ask me if I could write the “perfect” menu for his clients. His request made me think about...
weight loss excuses

Weight Loss Excuses: I need variety, I need flavor.

Many people incorrectly assume that to eat healthy, you have to sacrifice flavor and variety. I will admit that “quick and easy” are a...

Weight Loss Excuse: “The weekends are too busy. I never get...

Remember that 80 percent rule, I have mentioned before? Nutrition is 80 percent of the battle and if you are charging full speed ahead...

Behold the Power of Processed Cheese

…Wait. I don’t think that’s right!?! I love cheese. I mean I really love cheese. I think “Behold the Power of Cheese,” was not only a...