Monthly Archives: March 2014

Spring Cleaning: Post 3

Stress Management Chronic stress sets you up for weight gain: here’s how it works. You encounter a stressful situation and your body responds by activating a series of hormones to fight the stressor. These hormones include adrenalin, which gives you … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning: Post 2

Sleep As an adult you need 7-9 hours of solid, uninterrupted sleep every night. Sleep provides some pretty amazing benefits, including lower stress, improved mood, improved coordination and athletic performance, better attention and memory, and better weight control. In contrast, … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning: Post 1

Spring is a great time to do a quick check on your habits and clean up those that need it. Keeping a lifestyle that supports a healthy weight is work. It takes discipline. But it is so worth it when … Continue reading

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Recipe: Cobb Salad

6 cups romaine heart lettuce, chopped 1 ripe avocado, diced 1# chicken breast, boneless, skinless, cooked, cubed 2 vine-ripe tomatoes, chopped 2 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and sliced Place lettuce on a salad plate and top with remaining ingredients. Top with … Continue reading

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Do you practice the “5 second” rule?

You know, a cracker accidentally drops onto your kitchen floor and you promptly pick it up and pop it into your mouth. It seems that there is something to that old “5 second” rule after all. A professor and his … Continue reading

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