Health in a Hurry! Blog

        Doesn’t it seem like every time you turn around, there’s yet another food trending on the diet scene? It’s almost as if there’s a political campaign held every year for the “in” diet food. Soy launches a smear campaign against cholesterol-laden beef, solidifying its place...

        You just have to turn on your television to be bombarded with all kinds of new snack ideas that will fill you up between meals without detracting from your weight loss goals. But, out of all the buzz words that food companies use, none of...

Your metabolism is running day and night, but it doesn’t always go at the same speed. To truly get your metabolism running at full tilt, your body needs to warm up. Any time you move your body (use muscle) or consume spicy foods, you’re revving...

          On an average day, I start out with a cup of coffee with just a little splash of half and half. Last week, when I was traveling, my routine was bucked and let’s just say I was less than pleased with my options. I was...

          When you’re having one of your crazy-busy days, sometimes fast food is the only option. It’s better than skipping a meal, especially if you choose one of these “healthier” menu items. Although they’re “healthier,” they still tend to be higher in sodium and fat, so...

        When I was trying to lose weight, I had a love-hate relationship with my bathroom scale. I allowed the numbers on it to make or break my day. I also weighed in every time I went to the bathroom! I abused my scale, instead of...

          Don’t shoot the messenger. But yes, it’s almost that time of year. It may still be a bit chilly in your area right now, but it is the time to start thinking of dropping some pounds before you pull out those shorts from last summer. Here...

        Whether your ancestors are from Ireland or Ibiza, you can probably get into the spirit of Saint Patrick’s Day. And how do we do that? With a little Guinness and a lot of traditional holiday food – of course! Most of us indulge on this holiday,...

          At about 5 p.m. every day, I start thinking about what I’m going to make for dinner. But, that’s not where the process gets stunted; I actually come up with some pretty terrific ideas. So, what’s the problem? I never seem to have the right ingredients...

        Spring break is approaching, so that means I’ll be taking a little road trip with my family to visit some of our relatives. We’ve done this trip many times before, so let’s just say I know the ins and outs. If I don’t prepare enough snacks for...