Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Kara Bauer's Posts

Malaysian Palm Oil: Healthy and Sustainable

I recently had the opportunity to interview Dr. Felicia Stoler, nationally recognized registered dietician, author of Living Skinny in Fat Genes, and host of the former TLC reality show Honey, We're Killing the Kids. Dr. Stoler shared with me that she just returned from Malaysia where she spoke at an international palm oil conference... Read moreChevron

Key to Good Health: Exercise for Life

Even though we tend to be most motivated to exercise in our early years, the importance of physical activity increases as we age making a lifetime fitness program essential for youthfulness, mental wellbeing, anti-aging and disease prevention. The old expression that many refer to when speaking of exercise and aging is “use it or lose it”.... Read moreChevron

I’m Doing Everything Right, Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

For those who struggle with weight problems, there is nothing worse than the frustration of not losing weight despite your best efforts to do so. We’re all aware that fad diets produce quick but short-lasting results, destroying the metabolism and optimal body function along the way. However, for those who work slowly over time to change... Read moreChevron

Mushroom Medicine: Potent Healers

Currently there are over 10,000 known species of mushrooms [1] , only a small fraction of the hundreds of thousands that exists worldwide. Although well-known crimini and portobello mushrooms provide a nutritious addition to many meals, there are also a... Read moreChevron

Bottled Water – Is it Worth It?

There is no question that drinking bottled water has become a way of life for most Americans. You will find bottled water everywhere you go – in offices, hotels, restaurants, gyms, street corners and homes. We spend over $15 billion dollars a year on bottled water, more than we spend on iPods and movie tickets.Read moreChevron