General Health

Raise Your Metabolism

One way to help lose weight is to raise your metabolism. We hear this a lot but what does it really mean? Let’s start at the beginning. Did you know that metabolism was originally called “insensible perspiration”? In the 1600s, Santorio Santorio performed controlled experiments by weighing himself in a[…]

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The Truth About Carbs

Social media, online articles, print magazines, TV news shows – they all claim that their latest story has discovered the truth about carbs. I do not believe that carbs are the enemy, but instead that certain types of carbs are better for you than others. And like all foods, if[…]

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Your Comfort Zone

If you want to make a change, you must be willing to get out of your comfort zone. Sounds cliche, but it is real. You will know you have done this when feel a twinge of panic, your heart rate sharply rises, you break into a drop sweat, and you[…]

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My Knees Are Popping

You bend down and hear it. You stand up and hear it. You think to yourself “Oh, my knees are popping again.” Is it dangerous? Is it indicating a problem you should have a doctor look at? If you experience pain while climbing steps, it could be an early sign[…]

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The Biggest Loser

If I had $1 every time someone asked me what I think about The Biggest Loser…….  Well, in a nutshell, I am not a fan.  So much so that when I was told I am as challenging as Jillian, I cringed.  Really.  Not a compliment. Yet millions of people watch this[…]

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