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

Are you having trouble sleeping?

Are you having trouble sleeping?
We all know that sleep is a necessity for staying healthy and fit.  When we sleep our body regenerates from the previous day’s activities and if you work out, this is the time that your muscles repair and grow.  Unfortunately, too many of us have trouble sleeping. There are many reasons that we may not get a good night’s sleep. ...Read More

Is your arthritis causing anxiety and depression?

Is your arthritis causing anxiety and depression?
Are you one of the 50 million that has some form of arthritis?  There are many forms of arthritis including such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, lupus and fibromyalgia.  These and the many other forms of arthritis are the leading cause of disability in the United States.  Not only does arthritis affect your joints or your ability to stay fit...Read More