Category Archives: Diet

The Three Secrets of Healthy Eating

Want to change your eating habits – painlessly?  It’s not hard at all if you first resolve these three issues. Understand what is healthy and what is not.  This is actually the easiest of the three.  Seriously, there is very … Continue reading

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Have a Pain Killer for Dessert

If you were on a trail and saw a bunch of these hanging from a bush would you possibly grab one?  I know I would –  and that’s exactly what nature intended me to do. Cherries are the perfect summer … Continue reading

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Calorie Restriction Works For Your Pets Health Too

Though it’s been known for over 80 years now that profound calorie restriction extends the healthy lifespan of nearly all species studied – from fruit flies through dogs and now primates, * many people will not practice the regimen because of … Continue reading

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The Gist on Diets and Health

So you’re at a party and you see a table laid out like this, which are you most likely to grab? Most people would opt for the chips of course, because “that’s what we usually crunch on at an affair”,  but … Continue reading

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Beer and Other Healthy Barbecue Tricks

Seems like a particularly long time in coming this year, but just around the corner lies sun, beaches, barbecues, outdoor sports and just simple basic enjoyment.  Two of our favorites – beer and cooking on the grill –  often receive bad press for … Continue reading

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Dietary Monster Tamed…..

Game almost over.  The opponents have the football on your 2 yard line. You lead by 5 points, but they have the chance to take the lead from you  with a short run or pass. The ball is hiked – … Continue reading

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Power Breakfast with TASTE

Did you have a hard workout last night but you want something more substantial than a smoothie for breakfast?  Are you headed out the door for work but want a real meal in a hurry?  Here’s the healthiest and tastiest one … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry About “BMI” Scales – Just Hit The Weights!

Referring to the ubiquitous BMI calculator, at 5’9″ and 170 lbs  I am classified as an overweight individual,  sob.   😉   I can’t understand it – I’ve worked out religiously all my life and my body fat is only about 8 or … Continue reading

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Best Foods for Ditching That Cold or Flu

Ok, so you got that flu shot, you wash your hands frequently,  and you avoid (tactfully of course) those who are visibly stricken, but you still wind up catching a cold or  flu almost every darn year.  Why is this so?  It is … Continue reading

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Sugar – A Burst of Negative Health Repercussions

How much sugar do you really get every day?  The answer might surprise you, though it’s through no fault of your own. Most people have heard of the “glycemic index” that is the rate at which sugar is absorbed, but … Continue reading

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