Friday, November 21, 2014

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Lisa Gulley

Four Ways to Avoid Overeating on Thanksgiving Day

Did you know that the average Thanksgiving Day meal has over 2000 calories? That is for just ONE meal, not for the entire day. Although it is tempting to go overboard with all the delicious foods, keep in mind your goals and how you will feel after eating all those calories. Here are four tips to help keep you on track on Thanksgiving... Read moreChevron

posted 11/20/2014, comments (0)|
Carmen Roberts, RD.

Carmen Roberts, RD., Health Pro

Registered Dietitian

5 Healthy Holiday Party Recipes

Thanksgiving is here and the holidays are right around the corner! To avoid holiday weight gain, it’s important to eat healthy and maintain your physical activity level over the next two months.  Here are some recipes you might consider making for your Thanksgiving dinner or taking to that holiday party or family gathering over the... Read moreChevron

posted 11/20/2014, comments (0)|
Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D., Health Guide

Author and parent and expert on the impact of disease on families

Comparing Three Different Types of Milks

These days you can usually choose from several different types of milk when you grocery shop or order out. This post compares three common types of milk: dairy milk, coconut milk and rice milk.


Advantages of Dairy/Cow Milk: Dairy milk contributes essential nutrients to the... Read moreChevron

posted 11/19/2014, comments (0)|
Carmen Roberts, RD.

Carmen Roberts, RD., Health Pro

Registered Dietitian

Why You Crave Comfort Foods in Winter

If you are like most people, when the weather turns cool, you start to crave heartier, carbohydrate-rich, comfort foods.  Interestingly enough, there is some science behind this, but there are many possible answers as to why this happens to you.


Decreased Physical... Read moreChevron

posted 11/17/2014, comments (0)|

matt_nowaczyk2, Community Member


Cardio fitness falling despite exercise

I've been training fairly intensely within the military for over 2 years and my running fitness seemed to hit a peak about 18 months ago, but over the last 6 months I've been going backwards quite a bit. To put into perspective I was running 2.4km in 9:00 and 6 months ago down to 9:20 but now 10:05 and falling.

We are trained 1hr... Read moreChevron

posted 11/15/2014, comments (0)|

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