Since I turned 40 this year, the passage of time has weighed heavily on my mind. While I certainly don’t want to be 21 again, I wouldn't mind looking more youthful. But the anti-aging creams and surgical procedures that are often promoted a... Read more
An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating. Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c... Read more
Most apples are great for eating fresh. But the best apples for baking, according to The Old Farmer's Almanac, are Fuji, Granny Smith and Rome Beauty, while the best for pies are Winesap, Rhode Island Greening, Newtown Pippin, Jonagold and Cortla... Read more
Flaxseed has been a part of human and animal diets for thousands of years. Even in the days of Hippocrates, flaxseed was eaten for its health benefits. Recently, however, flaxseed has gained popularity among health-conscious Americans. Despite the hy... Read more
Please post three inspiring quotations that build your self confidence/esteem and share why they inspire you.
Three of mine are
"Success is not measured by what you accomplish but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage wit... Read more
Beginning my "What not to do" list....
1. Don't assume that when you tell your husband you are on a diet, that he will keep that in mind when he cooks dinner FOR you...
umpteen thousand calories later...lesson learned.... Read more
I started to clean out my friends list but after seeing people finally coming back, I feel like I need to leave it alone. Do any of you delete members that haven't been active in over a year?... Read more
You may just have one of those options listed. You can go to the full site, click on the change button to the right of that meal and select a different meal. That list should show some non-vegetarian options.
Coach Denise... Read more
I think I'm more muscle then fat. But my stomach is not muscle. I want to tone my stomach and also tone my arms so they can be lean muscles. I also want to tone down my thighs. I want to do this quick. Like I need some results fast. I have a gym memb... Read more
Make some “fries” by slicing carrots into thin strips, scattering on a baking sheet, and flavouring with olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast at 400°F (200°C) for 40 minutes.The type of sugar they contain is transformed into blood sugar quickly, however... Read more
Calling Christian Women who want to put themselves on the priority list! Let’s support one another so that we can better support our families. This is a more personal team just for the ladies.... Read more
Which is better: being fat and fit, or thin and unfit? The first reaction might assume that carrying excess body fat is more harmful to your health, even if you exercise regularly. But is that true? Opinions will differ depend... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week.The 'Healthy Obese' and Their Healthy Fat Cells NYTThin isn't a synonym for healthy, and now researchers are looking into people they call "metabolically he... Read more
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