- October 31st, 2013
A new study out of Sweden shows that keeping food in the mouth for longer periods (achieved by taking smaller bites and/or chewing longer) reduces overall meal size and increases feelings of fullness. Slowing down the eating rate, the authors say, could help eaters to control their food intake and thus help to reduce obesity.
A few years ago, I was drinking about 4 to 6 cans of diet soda on a daily basis. That was after I’d finished my 2 to 3 cups of fake, sweetener-laden coffee in the morning. I actually thought it was helping keep my weight in check, but the extra pounds only started coming off AFTER I ditched the diet soda and the fake stuff in my coffee.
- January 1st, 2013
For many Americans, the holiday season is stressful. If turning to food is your solution to feeling better, you might be setting yourself up for a heavy 2013.
- August 31st, 2012
Having a baby is a wonderful experience, despite the sleep loss and never-ending chores. But it can be hard to fit in self-care. You grab quick meals, don’t have time to exercise, can’t fit into your clothes, and have to-do lists that are three feet long. How do we regain control of our bodies and our lives after childbirth?Look and feel your best afterward!By Donna Parker, LAc
- February 1st, 2009
Have you ever noticed that people differ not only in how fast they age, but also in the way that they age? Some fight (and lose) the battle of the bulge, while the fashionably thin decry the wrinkles that deeply line their faces. Others bemoan the age spots, dark circles, and sags and bags that follow them into their 40s, 50s, and beyond.
Tap into ancient wisdom to battle aging betterBy Nancy Lonsdorf, MD