10 Sure-Fire Ways to Screw Up Your Health and Fitness (Part I)

Today I have had a sucky day because I rear ended somebody this morning (yes, it happens to the best of us), and when I have a sucky day, I get very bold in my writing.  So, today I would like to share some of my thoughts with you in a rather direct way.  My hope in […]

Diets SUCK…Here is WHY!

One thing has always amazed me with the pushers of fad diets.  They all claim to have found a break-through, a real-deal quick fix, or my personal favorite…the ONLY way to lose weight quickly!  If all of these claims are true then we must be idiots to believe them.  That would mean that we would […]

Understanding The Basics of the Glycemic Index

This week I am giving you a SlideShare Presentation that goes over the bare-essentials of the Glycemic Index.  So if you have ever struggled with which carbohydrates to consume and which ones to avoid, this presentation will help you out.  It is a bit lengthy (16 minuntes) but it will be worth it for you, […]

Exercise is Medicine: Exercise VS. Anti Depressants

I always marvel at human behavior as we tend to selectively become more active during some times of the year to the neglect of others.  Summer time and the month of December are two times those come to mind.  In the summer time some of us become very active while other tail off completely and […]

Green Papaya Salad

This a a recipe that I found on EatingWell.com.  You may be interested in what you find there.  I highly reccomend them!Provided by EatingWell.com   Serves 6 Prep Time 35 min. Total Time 35 min. Nutrition Profile: Diabetes Appropriate   Gluten Free Diet   Healthy Weight   Heart Healthy   Low Calorie   Low Carb […]

What Everybody Ought to Know About Lowering Cholesterol Through Diet

This is a guest post by one of my readers.  I found it factual and very informative.  Please let me know what you think of her work. a. The Myth of Good and Bad Cholesterol Most people view cholesterol as a bad thing, but the truth is there are actually two types of it. There […]

CHICKEN FAJITAS

I have personally tried these chicken fajitas and love them! I think you will as well…please let me know! by Alison Lewis Serves 4 Hands-on time 10 minutes Total time 50 minutes INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp chile powder 1/2 tsp dried oregano 4 4-oz boneless, skinless […]

ARUGULA SALAD WITH SHAVED FENNEL

Hey all!  This one is for the more technical Chef’s out there!  Hope you like this one…it’s a little different but really good and it comes from the Eat Clean Magazine. By Jason Gaskins Serves 6 Hands-on time 5 minutes Total time 5 minutes INGREDIENTS: Dressing  1/2 cup aged balsamic vinegar  Splash of olive oil […]