What’s The Best Exercise?

What’s The Best Exercise?

Give it to me straight. What’s the best exercise? As an exercise physiologist, I often get the question from people who want to start exercising, “What’s the best exercise?” I know where this question is coming from. People want to use their time wisely, they...
How Do You Say No Without Feeling Guilty?

How Do You Say No Without Feeling Guilty?

How Do You Say No Without Feeling Guilty? I say Yes a lot. I bet you do too. I like to say Yes because I’m interested in so many things. I like people, I’m social and I want to help. Maybe sometimes I say yes out of guilt, guilty – ness ugh, or how...
Let’s Not Gain Weight This Winter Ok?

Let’s Not Gain Weight This Winter Ok?

Let’s not gain weight this winter Ok? Here are 5 things that will help. I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking, I need 20 ideas to not gain weight. Or 200. How about 200 and then maybe I’ll have a chance this year. A chance to not enter...
*Waves Frantically* Come Sit By Me

*Waves Frantically* Come Sit By Me

*Waves Frantically* Come Sit By Me!– Forget Carbs I’m Kind of Lonely. I just got an email that compelled me to move past carbs and food when talking about health and broach a much more difficult topic: loneliness. I’ve been hurt in my life,...
Food Gossip

Food Gossip

Food Gossip. So much food Gossip. I’m calling food gossip the talk you hear about food that may or may not be true, but spreads like wild fire. Heresay. Loose Lips. Idle Talk Faulty information, untruths, half-the story. Carbs are bad, protein is good, juicing...
What Food Is Bad For You? A Quiz.

What Food Is Bad For You? A Quiz.

What Food Is Bad For You? I’m a professor so I love a good quiz. What food is bad for you? A carbohydrate Bread A food your allergic to All of the above What food is bad for you? One packet of artificial sweetner High fructose Corn Syrup A food that is spoiled...