Monthly Archives: May 2020

Short-Term Goals, Long-Term Success

If you speak to anyone who has overcome a really bad habit or addiction – drugs, alcohol, gambling, for example – they’d tell how on Day 1 of walking into an NA, AA, or GA meeting they felt they’d NEVER be free of their disease, how they were so deep in it,  [Read more...]

What Foods Provide Potassium?

Potassium is an essential mineral—sometimes referred to as an electrolyte because it carries a small electrical charge that activates various cell and nerve functions that is needed by all tissues in the body—that we use to maintain our body’s fluid and electrolyte balance. It is needed for the optimal function of muscles and nerves;  [Read more...]

Helpful Hints to Menu Reading

Eating out can be fun and social. When trying lose or control your weight, however, going out to eat can be stressful without preparation. It is important to be familiar with a restaurant menu 𝘣𝘦𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘦 you get there. Choosing your food 𝘣𝘦𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘦 you arrive makes it easier to avoid snap decisions you might  [Read more...]

Living Large in a Small World

One of the things I hear from new clients at our first visit together—when I’m probing as to what brought them to me besides, of couse, the obvious fact that they are overweight—is that they feel left out. Oh, they may have spouses and kids and friends and all, but they know they don’t  [Read more...]

Eating Too Much Salt Harms Your Body

𝗗𝗼 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗵𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗮 𝘀𝗮𝗹𝘁 𝘁𝗼𝗼𝘁𝗵? Healthy levels of salt in the body helps keep our blood pressure under control and ensures that our muscles and nerves function properly. However, our kidneys have trouble processing excess sodium, causing our bodies to retain water. That puts more pressure on blood vessels and  [Read more...]