Monthly Archives: November 2019

What is Cellulite?

One of the things I hear a lot in my office is someone telling me how they can’t stand their cellulite, how they want to get it liposuctioned out (yeah, right; but that’s a topic for another blog), and how losing their cellulite is a big catalyst in why they want to lose  [Read more...]

Greek Yogurt Cuts the Fat

Even if you’re not a fan of Greek yogurt’s distinctive flavor (it has a pronounced “tang”) for snacking or breakfast purposes, you can still tap its health benefits: It contains twice the protein of regular yogurt and less lactose as well, making it suitable for some people who suffer from lactose intolerance.   [Read more...]

Are You a Sugar Junkie?

Much like street drugs, sugar triggers the release of chemicals that set off the brain’s pleasure center, in this case opioids and dopamine. Some studies have suggested sugar is as addictive as cocaine.  And, as they do with street drugs, people develop a tolerance for sugar — meaning, they need more sugar  [Read more...]

Are You Eating Back All the Calories You Burn?

If you’re going to the gym as a complement to your decision to adopt a healthy eating lifestyle, that’s good. If you’re going to the gym in an attempt to burn off the bad calories you know you’re eating and really don’t want to stop, well obviously, you’re wasting your time.   [Read more...]

The Real Deal on the Digestive System

You had a bad Saturday night; you fell off your diet. You weigh yourself Sunday morning. No gain. You look to the heavens and praise the Lord and vow to got right back on track. Sunday is perfect: the right foods, the right portions. Lots of water. You weigh yourself  [Read more...]