Health in a Hurry! Blog

Late last year, a 14-year-old Maryland girl died of a caffeine-induced heart attack after drinking two cans of a popular energy drink. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), this wasn’t an isolated incident. The FDA has record of at least four additional deaths...

Brad Pitt and Angeline Jolie; Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck; Will Smith and Jada Pinkett. These power couples seem to have it all. When they’re together, they always seem happy. They seem to have it all figured out. When they’re together, it’s like their powers...

          My clients often ask me about alternatives to milk. Lactose intolerance seems to be on the rise, and people are looking for alternatives to dairy. Even if you’re not lactose intolerant, there may be reasons why you want to skip the cow’s milk. Maybe you want...

          The turkey dinners have been eaten and Black Friday has kicked off our holiday shopping season. It all happens so quickly, doesn’t it? Okay. Take a deep breath. It’s easy to get caught up in the rush and start feeling stressed out. But before the...

          Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year? It’s a big responsibility, but it’s even bigger when you’re trying to stick to a healthy diet. You know, one that won’t end with you gaining five pounds from this one meal? What makes it so difficult is that...

I'm anticipating my holiday travel to visit my family. My mother always makes a BIG batch of her yummy homemade chocolate chip cookies.  Growing up,  homemade chocolate chip cookies were one of my main food groups. No  wonder I shopped for clothes in the “husky”...

          It’s rare that I start my day without a cup of coffee. It’s probably more out of habit than anything else, but I do like the little extra jolt I get from my morning caffeine fix. And some research has shown that a small amount...

          I like to talk about tackling bad food habits as if they are actually addictions – because in some cases, I think they really are. But today, I’d like to bring your attention to another kind of addiction that is sweeping the nation – at...

          Have you ever been on a diet and gained weight instead of losing it? You work really hard, depriving yourself of yummy treats and hitting the gym every day, but the scale defiantly tells you you’ve gained five pounds. Sigh. So, where did you go...