Are you Ready for New Year’s Resolution REVOLUTION?

The New Year is coming and I’m sure there is plenty of talk about your New Year’s Resolution. Many will join the gym with high hopes of trimming down, looking & feeling good for the spring and summer. But many will never step foot back inside the fitness facility they originally joined. Is it possible […] Read more »

Ready for New Year’s Resolution Revolution?

The New Year is coming and I’m sure there is plenty of talk about your New Year’s Resolution. Many will join the gym with high hopes of trimming down, looking & feeling good for the spring and summer. But many will never step foot back inside the fitness facility they originally joined. Is it possible that […] Read more »

Exercise as Effective as Drugs in Disease Treatment

Exercise may be as effective as medications in certain types of disease management, according to a new review published this week in the British Medical Journal. The review, which analyzed more than 305 trials with 339,274 participants, compared drug and exercise interventions and found that exercise proved similar to medications for heart disease prevention, heart […] Read more »

The Glycemic Index

High glycemic foods result in a quick spike in insulin and blood sugar (also known as blood glucose). Having this quick spike in insulin causes a quick drop in blood sugar.  What happens when our blood sugar drops is it causes immediate fat storage and we end up craving more sugars. This is a vicious […] Read more »

Look at this for weight loss

This is the ingredient in Isotonix OPC3 the only Pycnogenol available Isotonically.   I highly recommend that everyone interested in taking care of their health start taking this product. bit.ly/115jz72 Cathie W PYCNOGENOL DECREASES METABOLIC SYNDROME RISK FACTORS May 10, 20130 Comments Posted in News, Pycnogenol, Natural, Dietary Supplements, Antioxidant, Extracts, Science & Research,Healthy, Healthy Foods, Nutrition, Diet, Obesity, Weight Management, Blood Pressure, Heart Health,Cholesterol, Glucose, Diabetes Print HOBOKEN, N.J—Supplementation with Pycnogenol®, […] Read more »

Yogurt & Olive Oil?

Participants who ate yogurt with olive oil showed higher concentrations of the satiety hormone serotonin in their blood and reported feeling less hungry compared with those who ate yogurt that contained other oils or fats, according to a study in Cell Metabolism. Researchers also found that participants who were yogurt with olive oil aroma extracts […] Read more »

Reading Labels

We had another wonderful class today about reading nutrition labels. Reading the food labels can be misleading and we learned quite a bit today about what to look for in these labels. What most people didn’t know was what “reduced” actually means as far as percentages were concerned.  Reading labels can be pretty tricky if […] Read more »