Is Your Marriage Making You Fat?
In a study of 43 couples, researchers showed a connection between marital stress and poor food choices. Here’s why your marriage can affect your appetite and your eating patterns.
How to Cure Dietary Amnesia
The inability to manage your stress often results in unhealthy, automatic overeating. You likely eat more than you think, don’t feel satisfied after a meal, nor remember what you ate. If this sounds familiar, here are some tips I shared with Marty Gonzalez, KRON 4 Morning News Weekend anchor, to help cure your dietary amnesia.
Sugar and Diabetes; Now Potassium Too?
One out of three adults has pre-diabetes, that’s, over 84 million people — and nine out of ten don’t even know they have it. Diabetes increases your risk of death by fifty percent. Many are familiar with the link between diabetes and eating too much refined sugar, but did you know there’s a diabetes link to potassium too?
Ten Tricks to Make New Habits Stick
If you pledged to get healthier this year with yet another New Year’s resolution (or maybe even two or three resolutions), know that typically 80% of them fail by February. If you want to increase your odds of success this year though, here are some tricks to help make your new habits stick!
Holiday Survival Tips
The holidays can be a stressful time if you’re trying to lose weight. Parties are focused around food, alcohol and temptation. Don’t throw up your hands in defeat before the party even begins. Here are some tips to cope and still enjoy the festivities.
Bouncing Back from a Binge
Thanksgiving to Christmas seemed like one continuous food fest — from office parties, family gatherings, and cookie exchanges — making it especially challenging for you to control your eating and manage your weight. If you consumed more calories than you expended, you may have closed out the year with a wider waistline and a guilty conscience. Well, don’t fret because here are some humane ways to get back on track.
The SMART Way to Lose Weight
Weekend anchor Marty Gonzalez on “KRON 4 Morning News Weekend“ and I talked about the woes of New Year’s resolutions…
The Truth About Exercise and Weight Loss
Weekend anchor Marty Gonzalez on “KRON 4 Morning News Weekend” and I revealed some of the realities of exercise and weight loss. You’ve been working out regularly at the gym, so you expect those pounds to peel off as your activity increases. But it rarely works this way. There are several reasons that could be hindering your weight loss. Find out why you may not be losing weight and perhaps gaining it instead.
Payoffs from Losing Just Five Pounds
If you resolved to lose weight at the beginning of the year, but haven’t reached your goal, here’s some good news. You really don’t have to lose that much weight to reap huge health benefits.
How to Stop Dieting and Lose Weight
You eat all the right foods — big leafy salads, bean soups, salmon, oatmeal and other whole grains — but you still can’t lose weight and worse yet, you may have even tacked on some extra pounds. Here’s why HOW you eat is just as critical as WHAT you eat to shed those stubborn pounds.
Lifestyle Linked to Dementia, Cancer and More
Lifestyle diseases characterize diseases that occur primarily as a result of a person’s daily habits. Some of the main contributing factors include bad food habits, physical inactivity, stress, and an aging biological clock — all of which contribute to visceral (intra-abdominal) fat.
Tricks to Beat Halloween Treating
Halloween parties, potlucks, and trick-or-treating can break even the most disciplined of dieters. Here are my top 10 tips to survive this annual sugar fest that I shared with KRON 4 Morning News Weekend anchor, Marty Gonzalez.
Obesity and Brain Power
The effects of obesity extend beyond commonly-known conditions, such as high blood pressure and heart disease. Find out what new data has revealed in a study of the brain’s ability to function. It’s never too early (or too late) to start taking care of your brain.
Tips to Eat Less
New studies reveal that your eating habits can expand your waistline. Here are some tips to keep from shoveling down food too fast.
Eating for Weight Loss
Trying to lose weight by skipping meals or going hungry can be self-defeating. Find out the best strategy for losing weight while boosting your level of energy.
Undersleeping and Overeating
If you’re running on too little sleep, here’s how it can affect your waistline.
Outsmart the Physiological Triggers to Overeat
Scientists have found that certain foods affect the brain and the way it responds to the hormones that regulate your appetite.