Health In A Hurry

I’m sad. I’m lonely. I’m not good enough. I’m going to hit that box of Girl Scout cookies. We all feel bad sometimes, and emotional eating is a very common response. So, if you find yourself eating because you’re emotional, don’t feel bad. Everyone does at...

For an extra boost, try this! Fast Food De-Tox Smoothie: 1 cup of ice 1 ½ cups of frozen berries ½ to ¾  cup of kale or spinach 3/4 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon natural almond or peanut butter (optional) 1 tablespoon ground Flaxseed. Toss in your blender, I use a Vita-Mix...

How do you usually feel about an hour after you eat? Sluggish and depressed? Or energized and happy? We’ve all heard of emotional eating. It’s when we turn to food to make us feel better when we’re down in the dumps. But surprisingly enough, some...

Here are three simple tips to help you enjoy your 4th to the fullest. Drink more water! Never underestimate the power of hydration. Plan to get at least the recommended eight glasses daily and try to time it so that you’re drinking a glass of water...

          Ah, July 4th. It’s a day where we all get together and celebrate independence, fireworks and potato salad. The time spent with family and friends is priceless – or is it? When you start thinking about the price your waistline will pay for the overindulgence,...

Are you confused about the benefits of buying organic? Well, you’re not alone. Fortunately, a 2012 study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine dispels some myths with a scientific case study. In this study, researchers compared organic and organic foods (both produce and meat)...

If you’re older than 40, you may have noticed that you don’t remember things as well as you did in the past. Just yesterday, I walked into a room and promptly forgot why I was there. Maybe you’re forgetting because you’re stressed out or overworked....

  Almonds are among my favorite snack foods. Not only are they super convenient (no prep time whatsoever), but they’re also rich in fiber, vitamins, and monounsaturated fatty acids. A 2011 Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases study shows strong evidence that almonds even have cholesterol-lowering effects....

Force yourself to eat breakfast. I hate to use the “F” word, but here it goes: Force yourself to eat at least 100 calories within 30 minutes of getting out of bed.  Here’s why: If you eat within 30 minutes of getting up, you will burn...

Have you ever felt like you want to curl up under your desk and take a nap in the afternoon? Believe me, I’ve been there, and it’s usually after I overdid it at lunch. If we were all living in Spain or Italy where it’s...