Posts in the ‘Fitness’ Category

To Lose Weight, Eating RIGHT Is Far More Important Than Exercise

  A recent NYTimes article, To Lose Weight, Eating Less Is Far More Important Than Exercising More,  made the compelling point that exercise is NOT the most important aspect of weight loss.  Aaron E. Carroll says, “Exercise has many benefits, but there are problems with relying on it to control weight.”  I agree 100%. The

Healthy Hydration at Half-Time

  Spring sports are here and so are sports drinks and juice boxes.  These drinks are loaded with sugar and are NOT necessary.  Unless you or your kids are real endurance athletes or are really sweaty, water is best. A small gatorade (355 ml) has 21 grams of sugar.   A pouch of Capri Sun has

Getting to YES, 6 Things to Do!

On her way out the door, a friend who wants to lose weight asked me, “Do you eat bread? Carbs are bad right? What about pasta?”  As a health coach I get questions like that alot.   I suggested she focus on including more nutritious foods IN her diet, not on what is bad.  Put

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