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Autumn Butternut Squash Soup

Autumn Butternut Squash Soup

Adding the sweetness of the season’s apples makes this creamy, nutritious soup a satisfying start to a healthful low-calorie meal. Make it your own by adding leftover cooked diced chicken, a handful of cooked brown rice, or top with roasted sunflower or pumpkin seeds. This serves two, but can be doubled for extras for the ... Read More
 
4 Simple Ways to Manage Stress

4 Simple Ways to Manage Stress

Stress may be a normal and unavoidable part of life, but excessive stress can affect your emotional and physical health. In fact, it has been associated with a wide range of health issues, such as high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, diminished immunity, cognitive decline, infectious diseases and even cancer. However, the good news is that ... Read More
 
Best Resolution Ever!

Best Resolution Ever!

Want a resolution that you can achieve and will change your life? Get strong enough to be able to move YOU. Strength is not something you lose with age; it’s lost with inactivity and disuse. The body was designed to be able to move itself through space. To be fully functional, you should be able ... Read More
 
5 Resolution Success Strategies You Need to Make!

5 Resolution Success Strategies You Need to Make!

The New Year inspires us with the possibility of a new beginning, improving our life, bettering ourselves. Optimistically, we start the year with resolutions to make changes that we believe will make us happier, only to find that our will power is limited, and ultimately most of us fail. It does not have to be ... Read More
 
5 Tips for Keeping Holiday Cheer Cheerful!

5 Tips for Keeping Holiday Cheer Cheerful!

You can fully enjoy the holidays…and not gain even a pesky ounce! Tis the season! And along with the trees and lights and parties are everyone’s favorite seasonal foods. Let’s face it: food defines the season; it is part of what makes the holidays special. Someone in my family had better make Aunt Rene’s Christmas ... Read More
 
Does Lack of Sleep Affect Your Workout?

Does Lack of Sleep Affect Your Workout?

Consistency is a beautiful thing. Your body loves it and it is one of the benchmark habits to establishing health and wellness. Sleep profoundly affects health and wellness, as well as your workout; 8-9 hours per night is optimal, 7 hours is the low threshold. But what about those times when deadlines keep you up ... Read More
 
Clear Clutter, Lose Weight! Why it works and how to get it done!

Clear Clutter, Lose Weight! Why it works and how to get it done!

Conquering Clutter Conquering clutter has many lifestyle benefits; high on the list is losing weight! Why? Clutter is a reflection of your mindset and attitudes. An overstuffed environment is usually the result of fear; fear of loss, fear of not having enough, fear of the future. Fear creates stress. Stress triggers behaviors that include holding ... Read More
 
12 Weight Loss Success Tips for Smart Losers

12 Weight Loss Success Tips for Smart Losers

Weight loss is big business. The exact cost is a little hard to define because some products purchased can be coded either for weight loss or for an ergogenic (performance) aid. Nevertheless, based on research by Marketdata Enterprises, a market research firm that specializes in tracking niche industries, the total cost is about $60 billion, ... Read More
 
10 Small Steps for Weight Loss and Better Health

10 Small Steps for Weight Loss and Better Health

Whether you want to lose weight, be more productive, or be healthier and happier, these simple habits change everything! Have you ever looked at someone in the gym or the beach and thought, “Wow! I would love to look like that!” Newsflash! It may seem crazy but those who seem to have it all together ... Read More
 
You can be in the TOP 3% of Healthiest Americans!

You can be in the TOP 3% of Healthiest Americans!

  More than 97% of our population falls short of these 4 basic healthy behaviors.   A recent study conducted by Oregon State University and the University of Mississippi examined how many adults succeed in achieving 4 general behaviors that are the cornerstones of health. The 4 behaviors are: A good diet Moderate exercise (150 ... Read More