Category Archives: Diet

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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Health and Convenience – Diet with Foresight

I suppose I could have opted for a Filet-0-fish and French fries….. Do leftovers have to be a dreary alternative to enjoyable eating?  I say absolutely not!  But how much planning do we put into our lunches on a daily … Continue reading

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Alarming Dietary Health Shortages

Are you getting all that your body requires? Even with that healthy diet you are maintaining (-I hope!)  there is still a very great risk that you are running short on certain key nutrients.   Some health advocates may say otherwise for sure, but … Continue reading

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Useful Health Myths

Your dietary medicine cabinet The ancients always seemed to seek a mystical connection for all of their medicinal advice –  and sometimes they got it right despite themselves.  I am referring to a centuries old theory called the “Doctrine of … Continue reading

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Is Breakfast REALLY the Most Important Meal of the Day?

The dream usually starts out the same way:  I’m at some function waiting for the meal to be served and a waitress starts toward me with a huge plate and a tantalizing, dripping,  inch-thick ham steak on it.  She wends through the crowd … Continue reading

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