Judy is in her early 60s. When I first met her as a client close to eight years ago, she was carrying about 45 extra pounds. The excess weight bothered her – she did not like the way she looked, and she had a knee issue that was diagnosed as early osteoarthritis. Her cholesterol profile was not picture perfect by any means,... Read more
A new study out of University of Adelaide seems to link a junk food diet during pregnancy, to offspring craving those very same foods too, and at an early age. In fact, regular consumption of these “junk foods,” during pregnancy and while nursing your baby, seemed to program babies to have heightened cravings, even addictions to... Read more
IOM Latest Position on Salt
We are a nation that eats too much salt. A report issued by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently, suggests that despite the efforts of the health community, and a public policy that has attempted to nudge Americans to eat less salt, the average adult is consuming 3400 mgs. of sodium daily. That,... Read more
That's right - Coke is going healthy!!!
Well, not exactly, but on May 8th, the 127th anniversary of Coca-Cola, the company announced its new efforts to step forward and provide commitments, actions, and solutions that contribute to healthier, happier and more active communities. They specifically cite four initial provisions:
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You’ve probably heard the term body clock or circadian rhythm, an internal system that guides wake and sleep cycles, energy highs and lows during the wake cycle, and according to a new study published in the journal Obesity, hunger and cravings in the evening for sweet, starchy, salty snacks. Our ancestors may have needed this natural... Read more