Health in a Hurry! Blog

  Last week, I went for a run with one of my good friends. She also runs every morning, so I thought we would be a good match. Neither of us considers ourselves “runners,” meaning we don’t run competitively, but we both enjoy getting our feet...

One of the most important things you can do to become slimmer and healthier doesn’t have to do with depriving yourself. It doesn’t even have to do with exercise (although that’s certainly important). It has to do with a basic skill you learned in the...

Strawberries in the middle of winter. Winter squash in the dead of summer? What is this world coming to? Okay, maybe I’m being a little dramatic, but there’s something to this. There really are benefits to eating vegetables when they’re in season. Of course, it’s better...

As they say, “Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day!” But that usually just means that everyone can partake in the long-standing tradition of overindulging in fatty foods and rich lagers. Most holidays have become food fests, but this one is a real diet breaker....

It’s happening again. You’ve got music playing in the back of your mind and a strong urge to hit the gym and get your groove on – it’s Zumba time! This dance fitness program has really swept the nation and helped convert many a couch...

As much as I try to avoid watching infomercials, I sometimes get sucked in – especially when it has to do with nutrition. So, you can bet I've seen my share of juicer-mercials. I can’t comment on the quality of those products, but I can...

        The other day (like too many days before), I found myself nibbling on my kid’s leftovers. Of course, this was after I already finished my own dinner, and I wasn’t really even hungry. It was just sitting there, staring me down; not enough to save...

You may have heard of the “7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” but there’s probably more to that story. I’m guessing that in order to become highly effective, these people also have developed some healthy habits. How can you be so effective without good health?...