We all reminisce on the dreaded physical fitness tests of middle and high school gym class.
Do you remember the pressures of trying to compete with your classmates in running, push-ups, or sit-ups?
Many of us look back on those grateful that they aren’t required in the working world.
But, for the brave members of the US military, being able to run and do push-ups is a job requirement.
We have seen these foods for a long time at the market, various restaurants and they are prevalent in many cultures. Carrying a bottle of kombucha has become as common as carrying a bottle of water or a cup of coffee. What is it about these foods that have people intrigued? Does sauerkraut, kimchi, dill […]
In the many years I have been in private practice, I have observed clients work through uncomfortable feelings in various ways during our sessions. Clients doodle, use fidget spinners, knit, needle point, and play with Silly Putty, to name a few. I encourage these behaviors, working with clients to discuss strategies that may enable them […]
Big news shocker: Dieting makes you gain weight. The diet industry doesn’t want you to know it (because it would mess with their bottom line), but scientific research has proven it. I will get to the details in a minute, but first, a story… Recently, a reporter put out a request for a Registered Dietitian […]
We live in a culture that looks down on people if they do not look a certain way. Some parts of the world are more accepting of various shapes, sizes, genders and religions and others are critical of these various topics. Growing up in Los Angeles, CA (to be more exact Beverly Hills, CA), I […]
I had the pleasure of going on a cycling trip last August from Vermont to Quebec. It was gorgeous and I associate Vermont with maple syrup, Ben & Jerry’s and more maple syrup. Vermont has many delicious local foods, often times including maple syrup in the ingredient list. Our trip consisted of maple syrup […]
How often are you at a restaurant asking for extra sauce, salad dressing or mayonnaise? Or, how often are you asking the server to put all condiments on the side due to preference, fear, or flavor bias? New research has indicated that adding oil helped to improve the absorption of seven different micronutrients in salad […]