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 have one little 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 thing we can do every day to reset the health  [Read more...]

Applying Some Horse Sense to Weight Loss

My daughter, Sabrina, has been horseback riding since she was 7; she’s now 20 and a college junior.A couple years ago, she had a spill off a horse at school, and was off the mount for a few months. When home on break, I decided to hang around the barn one day to watch  [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...]