Cravings, to Eat or Not to Eat

Cravings, to Eat or Not to Eat

Did you know that there have been scientific studies around food cravings? Did you also know that it is virtually impossible to “eat around a food craving”? Believe it or not, if your body is craving something, the best clinical answer is – eat that food. You...
Summertime Wellness

Summertime Wellness

Now that the temperatures are rising, it is time to focus on staying well this summer. There are just a few things to do to keep you healthy and energetic, which can help you enjoy these long summer days. Here is a simple list of what to do daily to keep you healthy:...
The Sweet Truth About Sugars

The Sweet Truth About Sugars

This may come as a surprise to some of you, but not all sugars are created equal! I know it is hard to believe. With the recent changes in food labeling laws, it is important to note that there are now TWO different sugars on the food label. First, there are Total...
Sunscreen Breakdown: How Do You Pick One?

Sunscreen Breakdown: How Do You Pick One?

Because the summer sun is shining strong, it is best to use sunscreen to protect your skin. One in five Americans will develop some form of skin cancer during their lifetime. Shopping for sunscreen requires some knowledge. When buying sunscreen, there are three things...
Focus on Protein

Focus on Protein

The summer months offer an excellent opportunity for better controlling our snacks and meals. If carbohydrate snacks are your thing, you might find that you are craving carbohydrate snacks throughout the day. When this craving hits, consider protein instead. Protein...
Exercising in Warmer Weather

Exercising in Warmer Weather

Working out in hot, humid conditions can increase the stress on the body, raise your core body temperature, and increase the heart rate. Being sure to focus on your level of exertion and controlling your core temperature should be in the forefront during these warm...