Tag Archives: nutrition

Going Green in Honor of St. Patrick’s Day

Happy – almost – St. Patrick’s Day! In honor of the most celebrated Irish holiday of the year, are you going green? No, I don’t mean wearing a shamrock. I …

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Toddler BMI May Lead to Teenage Obesity

“Excessive weight gain in children under two years can lead to cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in teenage years including increased cholesterol, being overweight and having fat around the middle,” …

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February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month. Celebrate your heart! Follow these heart-healthy tips to keep your ticker ticking.

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Celebrate Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Are you ready to exercise? I have heart-healthy tips for you! Thursday is Valentine’s Day.  Does the love of your life make your heart …

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Made Your New Year’s Resolution Yet?

Are you thinking about reinventing yourself in 2019? Or, using the new year as a long overdue excuse to get rid of bad nutritional habits or improve your athletic training …

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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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If Your Child Isn’t Getting Enough Sleep – He May Have Other Unhealthy Habits

Did you know that the American Academy of Sleep Medicine recommends that children 6 to 12 years of age sleep 9-12 hours on a regular basis to promote optimal health?  …

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Eat Heart Healthy This Holiday Season

Thanksgiving is only two days away and it’s time to start thinking about our holiday eating habits. The holiday temptation of cookies, cake, pie and sweets begins at Thanksgiving and …

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Don’t Be Scared Of These Halloween Fitness Games

Witches and goblins and ghouls! Oh my!  Traditionally, Halloween isn’t known as a fitness holiday, to say the least.  But, with a little imagination, Halloween can be an exciting holiday …

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American Obesity is Rising in 7 States

Seven states in America had obesity rates among adults at or above 35 percent. This record number is an increase from five states in 2016. In addition to the increase, …

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