Monthly Archives: June 2016

Just Say NO to Food Pushers

Pusher: “Here, try this.” Addict: “No, thanks.” Pusher: “Are you sure?” Addict: “Yes, thank you.” Pusher: “C’mon, you’re doing great on your diet; you can haveonelittle piece.” Addict: “No, really; I’m sure. Thanks.” Pusher: “Aren’t you going to have any dessert?” Addict: “No, dinner was enough; I’m full, thanks.” Pusher: “My cheesecake not [Read more...]

Are You Losing Sleep and Gaining Weight?

Sleep services all aspects of our bodies in one way or another: molecular, energy balance, as well as intellectual function, alertness and mood. There is not a single tissue in the body that is not beneficially affected by sleep. It’s the single most effective we can do every day to reset the health of [Read more...]

Applying Some Horse Sense to Weight Loss

My daughter, Sabrina, is an equestrian, who has been riding since she was 7; she’s now 19 and in college, where she also rides. At the end of February, 2016, she got bucked off her horse in mid-jump, ended up in the emergency room closest to her campus for seven hours, and based on [Read more...]

Here’s How Sushi Makes You Fat

Almost everyone loves sushi. After all, what’s not to love? It comes in all varieties and all colors, and those bite-size pieces are so cute, right? And who doesn’t think a sushi hand roll in the shape of a ‘cone’ isn’t healthier than an ice-cream cone, right? Well . . . uh . . [Read more...]