It Takes Two To Get Healthy And Fit

It Takes Two To Get Healthy And Fit
When we start on the path of a healthy nutrition and fitness plan there are many things to take into account as you prepare to get started.  Things like what program to do?  Will I need additional or new equipment?  Do I need a gym membership?  Will I need to buy special foods or supplements?  And the list can go...Read More

Stay Active This Winter

Stay Active This Winter
As summer gives way to fall and soon fall to winter, does your activity level go down?  With the days getting shorter and the nights getting longer and cooler many we tend to want to spend their days and nights in the warmth of their homes enjoying the comfort of a cup of tea or cocoa.  Granted this isn’t a...Read More

Time for the game

Time for the game
Fall has arrived in the Northern latitudes.  The days are getting shorter, the gardens are about done for the year, the kids are back I school, the leaves are turning color and starting to drop.  Many are putting away the camping gear, the boat, the bikes and all things summer.  Fall can be a wonderful time of year.  There are...Read More

Daily Wellness Tip-If you’re grilling chicken

Daily Wellness Tip-If you’re grilling chicken
If you’re grilling chicken, marinate it first—and not just for good taste.  One study showed that a chicken breast marinated in olive oil, cider vinegar, brown sugar, lemon juice, garlic, mustard, and salt produced fewer heterocyclic amines than unmarinated chicken when grilled on a propane grill for 30 minutes.  These substances, produced when meats are cooked at high temperatures, promote...Read More

Daily Wellness Tip-Drain the sauce

Daily Wellness Tip-Drain the sauce
Drain the sauce from stir-fried takeout Chinese food, since that’s where a lot of the fat lurks.  Or simply leave behind the last half-inch of sauce-drenched food in the container.  Better yet, order steamed dishes and ask for other low-fat preparations.  And share your dishes, or take most home leftovers.  Entrees are usually huge—often a pound and a half each...Read More

Eating to protect your memory

Eating to protect your memory
When we think of Alzheimer’s disease, we think of a condition that affects the elderly.  The onset of this debilitating disease not affects the patient but the family who has to stand by and watch as they watch as their loved one slowly slips away.  The truth is Alzheimer’s is a continuum of illness that starts years or even decades...Read More