Yearly Archives: 2017

Eat Less = Lose Weight? Not Always

We’re nearing the end of the most celebrated food holidays of the year – Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s Eve – which means there’s a high probability that …

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Curb Holiday Overeating

The holiday season means feasts, festivities and lots of food. And, if you’re naughty, Santa might bring you an extra five pounds around your waistline. Now that the Holidays are …

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“12 Days of Christmas” Holiday Workout

Happy Holidays! It’s easy to let your workout routine slide during the holiday season. It’s more fun to spend time eating at the buffet and drinking egg nog with friends and …

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Belly Fat Takes Years Off Your Life

As we prepare to stuff ourselves during Thanksgiving dinner, here is something to consider. Men and women with good weight management (“normal” weight) but extra pounds around the stomach may have …

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Using Social Skills to Make Friends

In honor of this Friday’s Tweens & Teens Think It, Move It for Students with Social Challenges program, I’d like to discuss the importance of social skills for children. Social …

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Forget Family Movie Night. Try Family Move Night

Forget about Family Movie Night. Replace a sedentary evening with your kids with Family Move Night! Who needs the added calories of pizza and buttered popcorn while lying on the …

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What’s Scarier – Halloween Costumes or Leftover Candy?

Happy Halloween!  Today marks the unofficial beginning of the Holiday eating season.  If you’re like me, fighting the temptation to splurge daily on Snickers, brownies, kugel, and cupcakes from Halloween …

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Are You Drinking Too Much Water?

Everyone has heard that the human body is comprised of roughly 60% water and proper hydration is needed to sustain life. Water is the building block of life and helps …

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Tense and Stressed? Try “Forest Bathing”

Wouldn’t it be great to discover a free, stress buster that can lower your heart rate, help you concentrate and is easily found?  Look out your window. Hanging out at …

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