I've often thought and written about what would happen if large "platforms of influence" made it easier for us to choose healthier, more often. And how meaningful and impactful this would be.
Because we live in a world that very often makes being healthy hard to do. At every turn in our busy lives, the convenient choice likely means the... Read more
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 and was... Read more
I'm not a purist. I believe that we should have all things in moderation. When you lack balance in your diet or training program and go with extremes, you are likely to binge or quit all together. However there are certain things you can do to make sure you don't go overboard. Often when I go out to eat or hang out, my #1 trick is to use cash... Read more
Sometimes a person with cancer cannot properly nourish their body through eating and drinking, and their doctor may recommend alternative modes of nutritional support. If the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is functioning normally, a feeding tube is usually the best alternative to eating and drinking. But in some cases, providing nutrition via the GI... Read more
The doldrums of winter are upon us. Not only is it cold outside, but many of us are suffering from upper respiratory infections- or, to put it in lay terms, colds. The golden opportunity to start shedding pounds with your new 2009 work out routine could be shattered by a cold virus! - Or, maybe not.
January and February are prime months... Read more