Be Claimed.

Do all of the health claims on food packaging confuse you? Well let me define a few for you… Let’s start with food label claims about calories: Calorie free…………. less than 5 calories per serving Low Calorie……….. less than 40 calories per sering Light……………….. one third fewer calories or half half the fat of the…

Be Well Fed.

Another day closer to Thanksgiving and another tip to help keep you on your healthy track: Don’t starve yourself all day or the day before to “get ready for Thanksgiving dinner” or save more room. Don’t skip breakfast and eat a small snack before heading over the river and through the woods for Grandma’s green…

Be Dressed Up.

Here’s another holiday eating tip: Dress for success! Instead of showing up to your Thanksgiving dinner in loose fitting jeans, or even worse-sweatpants, wear something form fitting. By wearing something that fits you properly, you’ll be less likely to eat until your pants feel tight and you won’t have an elastic waist band that allows…

Be Semiordnilap-ed.

Confused yet? Me too. Palindromes are words that spell the same word forwards and backwards. For example, civic will read civic both forwards and backwards. Semiordnilap (palindromes spelled backwards) are words that when spelled backwards spell a different word. For example mood spelled backwards is doom. So why the heck am I blogging about these…

Be Green.

The health benefits of vegetables are indisputable, but even so most of us have a hard time incorporating the recommended 3-5 daily servings. A serving size of vegetables is roughly a 1/2 cup of cooked vegetables or 1 cup of raw salad vegetables. ┬áIf you are one who struggles with getting your daily dose here…

Be Planked.

Striving for that flat stomach look? Silly question, I know. Aren’t we all looking for those flat abs? Try adding planks to your abs routine to help strengthen and tighten your core. Planks work on the principles of isometric contraction meaning the muscle stays the same length while you are doing the exercise, strengthening not…