Archive for: February, 2014

How Sitting Is Killing Us


Did you know that if you drink diet sodas you’ll probably gain weight instead of losing? The latest word on this comes from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins Medical Center. Researchers there looked into the question of whether or not drinking diet sodas leads to weight loss and found that overweight and obese adults who drink diet sodas actually consume more calories from food than their … Continue reading “How Diet Sodas Sabotage Weight Loss”

Emotional Eating: Been There, Done That


Yesterday I had the honor of testing for my second-degree brown belt in Kenpo Karate with Mr. Bob White… another step toward black belt. The truth is, it was not my best test, not even close! What I didn’t tell Mr. White until after I passed my test yesterday was that I had been up sick the entire night before and hadn’t slept, even for an hour. I had serious … Continue reading “On the Way To Black! Gettin’ Real”

Yum… Good News about Berries, Tea and Chocolate


I blogged about sugar in January and normally wouldn’t return to the subject so soon, but the latest news about sugar consumption in the U.S. is so scary that I’m making an exception. A big new study has found that the amount of added sugar consumed by adults in this country has led to a frightening increase in the rate of fatal heart attacks. The added sugar isn’t the amount … Continue reading “Big, Bad News about Sugar”

What Can Green Tea Do For You?