Tag: nutrition

Reframing New Year’s Resolutions can Lead to Success


Each year, millions of Americans turn the calendar to the New Year and make resolutions. But without breaking these goals down into smaller milestones, it can be easy to lose momentum. In fact, a 2014 YMCA survey found that less than a quarter of respondents kept their resolutions throughout the year. Many (71 percent) tried, […]

Physical Fitness and Dementia


Last year when I went for my yearly physical my doctor sat me down to discuss the relationship between Physical Fitness and dementia.  Studies have shown and proven a direct link between the two as greatly reducing the risk of this dreaded disease. Intrigued and encouraged, I turned to the Alzheimer’s Society for more information.

Have you been diagnosed with prediabetes?


Diabetes is a serious condition that causes blood sugar levels to rise higher than normal. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. Currently, diabetes affects more than 29 million people. Prediabetes occurs when blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not high enough for a type 2 diabetes diagnosis. Risk for […]

The Combo: Health and Nutrition


Some people seem to think that if they workout they can eat whatever they want.  I’m sure you have heard people say I can eat this since I worked out today.  If only it was that simple.  The reality is that health and nutrition go hand in hand.  It is hard to have one without […]

Food for Fitness

Sugar Cubes

In today’s world of fitness, simply having a workout routine doesn’t seem to be enough (especially the older we get – am I right?). We must also focus on the food we put in our bodies. You hear one professional talk about the evils of salt, one about eggs, beef, fruit, cereal, the list goes on […]