Teaching healthy body image

I’ve been thinking while on the treadmill about what to write about for my next column. I thought about the “selfies” being posted by various celebrities (and wannabees) to prove how “hot” they are. I was particularly appalled by the “selfies” posted by women who had...

Weight loss confusion

Weight loss is something I’m familiar with, having struggled with my weight for almost 40 years. I’ve written about this struggle many times and I want to address some recent information that’s been published about this topic. One study was on the effects of exercise...

What to eat?

It seems like a day doesn’t go by when we read about some contradictory advice about what to eat. Eggs are bad; now they’re good. Same for cheese, butter, etc. Carbs are bad; now not so much! What are we supposed to eat? Extreme diets don’t work. Too few calories will...

Weight Loss Confusion

Weight loss is something I’m familiar with, having struggled with my weight for almost 40 years. I’ve written about this struggle many times and I want to address some recent information that’s been published about this topic. One study was on the effects of exercise...

Weight Loss Woes

The last time I wrote about my weight loss, I was closing in on 30 pounds lost (last year). I kept it off for many months until recently when my weight started to climb again. My pesky metabolic disorder has reared it’s ugly head again! My body doesn’t metabolize...

Focus on Healthy Food Not Supplement

I’ve always thought that eating as nutritious a diet as possible and not popping a bunch of pills is the healthy way to go and studies have proven this. There is no substitute for healthy foods. Your mother was right, eat your fruits and vegetables! Did you know that...