Health in a Hurry! Blog

          Have you heard the debate about “GMO” products in the news lately? To be honest, like many consumers, my first introduction to the issue came from a packaging label I saw a few years back on an organic food: “Non-GMO.” But, what the heck is...

        Doesn’t it always seem like the things that are really bad for you taste really good? Take salt, for example. It doesn’t taste great on its own, but it sure does bring out the flavor of foods. I think that’s why it’s used so liberally...

        Years ago I had a client who wanted to lose 20-25 pounds. When we sat down and discussed her typical daily diet, I noticed that she didn’t eat any vegetables and almost no fruit. I mentioned it and then asked my next question, “How often...

    Dieting is big business – Americans spend about $35 billion on weight-loss products every year. Yep, that’s billion with a “b.” New diets are being released constantly. That’s also why we’re all so confused. But even though there are different trains of thought, the principles of...

        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...