Monthly Archives: March 2011


29 Tips for Keeping Portions Under Control

When it comes to food portions, size matters. In a world filled with “supersized” options, all-you-can-eat buffets, and extra-large pizzas, it’s no wonder people overeat. Have you ever found yourself in one of these situations? Eating snacks straight out of the bag while watching television, or even grabbing a second bag to munch on because […]


Expense vs Results – The Cost to Benefit Ratio

Simple question:  are you getting results from your gym membership?  I hope the answer is yes because given the cost, you should be.  Plus, you have all of the equipment available to you to get those results.  But what if you are not?  What is missing?  Perhaps, unless you can afford a personal trainer, it […]


6 Reasons to Eat Your Vegetables

If you’re like most Americans, you’re probably eating only three servings of fruits and vegetables a day, if that. Big mistake. Research shows that the more veggies you consume daily, the better off you’ll be, in terms of overall health and body weight. Aim for five to nine or even 13 servings of fruits and […]


5 Keys to Treating Depression through Exercise 1

About 19 million people in the United States suffer from some form of depression ranging from mild to severe. It’s hard to imagine that something as seemingly intangible as the feeling of sadness is governed by science, but it’s true.  Emotions, like everything else found inside our bodies, can be broken down into chemical equations. […]


5 Diet Myths and Why You Shouldn’t Believe Them

At last count, there were about 50 billion, trillion, gazillion different diet books and diet plans out there, all touting new, miraculous ways to shed the pounds. At first perusal, it can seem downright baffling, so let me let you in on a little secret. At the core, any reputable eating plan is going to […]