Posted on 12/15/2016
It’s almost the end of the year, and a great time to do some reflecting. Were you one of the millions of Americans that vowed to lose weight and get healthier in 2016? If you succeeded, wonderful! And if you didn’t, then now is the perfect time to do some reflecting in order to change the outcome in 2017.
Posted on 12/14/2016
You are either one type of person or the other in life. An optimist or pessimist. Do you see the glass as half full or half empty? Turns out, your answer can have a great impact on your health and mortality according to new research from Harvard.
Posted on 12/8/2016
Food cravings, we all have them. They are very, very common. So, how about learning to live with them without gaining weight?
Posted on 12/6/2016
Our very own registered dietitian nutritionist, Rene Ficek is sharing a few quick, simple, easy tips to help you be your healthiest this holiday season in our monthly video series, “Healthy Beat.”
Posted on 12/1/2016
Do the winter blues have you down? Many people do and tend to eat more calories during these months, as a result of turning to comfort food. There are better and healthier ways to turn those frowns upside down however. Comfort food may be a very short-term solution to some mild winter blues, but picking the right foods may have longer lasting results.
Posted on 11/29/2016
You may have read about a wonderful woman named Jan Wilke who lost more than half her body weight while on Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating (SSHE) meals. If not, then you ought to know Jan. She’s a remarkable woman who after 60-plus years decided enough was enough. She was tired of yo-yo fad diets and wanted to live a
Posted on 11/23/2016
For me, winter means hibernation, comfy clothes and comfort food! It's cold and the days are shorter, putting a drain on our drive and energy. This can easily translate to putting on some extra pounds during winter, but it doesn't have to. Instead, look to your diet as a way to create more energy to counter the typical winter weight gain.
Posted on 11/17/2016
It’s not easy to eat healthy, or even maintain weight, while the holidays are upon us. This is why so many people get their healthy eating back on track once Thanksgiving has passed. Below are some tips for sticking with a healthy lifestyle this month and beyond.
Posted on 11/15/2016
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I wanted to take time to reflect on all the things I’m thankful for this year. It’s not about material possessions, no, it’s about health, family, friends and freedom that top my list.
Posted on 11/10/2016
Diabetes is a disorder where the body has difficulty controlling the amount of sugar in the bloodstream. Type 2 diabetes, which accounts for 90-95 percent of all cases, typically develops later in life and is associated with weight gain (especially around the waist) and an unhealthy diet. However, younger people are now more likely to develop it because of the high rate of obesity.