Monthly Archives: January 2013

Super Bowl Survival: 5 Tips to Win Over Your Appetite

Chips, chicken wings, pizza and beer – the most popular Super Bowl foods in the country. Yes, next weekend on February 3rd is Super Bowl Sunday. The San Francisco Forty Niners (go Niners!) will take on the Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans for Super Bowl 47! It’s also the day when your appetite for junk […]

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Supplements to Support a Healthy Immune System

Tis’ the season for sniffles, coughs, body aches and sore throats! And although I’m usually immune to such ills, this past year (right before Christmas) I caught  “something” and that “something” is still lingering. I know it’s still there by the annoying, persistent cough I still have that just doesn’t seem to want to go […]

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Stay Warm and Nourished this Winter

Bring out the hat, gloves, and scarves! It’s winter time and it’s cold!! In fact, here in California were experiencing a major “cold spell”. Frozen pipes and citrus trees are a problem for us, but don’t let the winter cold keep you from eating well. In fact, this is the perfect time of year to […]

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Small Steps for Big Success!

Some of us are lucky. When we put our minds to something we just do it. We give up sugar without a fuss, we make the time to get to the gym. We declare our New Year’s Resolution and we stick to it. But for the rest of us, it’s more complicated. We get overwhelmed […]

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Why You Should Know Your Body Mass Index

For decades public health experts have relied upon Body Mass Index (BMI), a number calculated using your height and weight to determine where you fall on the continuum of overweight to obese. A BMI of 25 to 29.9 could mean you’re overweight and a BMI of 30 or greater indicates obesity. In most cases BMI […]

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