Health in a Hurry! Blog

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?...

If you believe everything you read at the grocery store, you’re likely to believe that the answer to all your health problems lies in a box of breakfast cereal. We know better, though, don’t we? Sometimes the FDA gets involved and forces companies to retract...

When clients come to me with goals of losing weight, one of my first pieces of advice is to read nutritional labels. But that advice alone isn’t worth a hill of beans, now is it? You have to know what to look for, so I’ve...

½ cup frozen pineapple 1 cup of frozen berries 1 cup of spinach 1 & ½ cups of unsweetened coconut milk  ½ cup of carrots 1 Tbs of ground Flaxseed 1 Tbs of nut butter (peanut, almond, or your choice), ¾ cup of Greek yogurt (low fat)   Blend to desired consistency. I like...