If you have ever tried to ignore a box of doughnuts at work, you know how hard it is to keep your hands to yourself and walk on by. The battle isn't over, even after you resisted the first time you walked by. Even if you are in a different room and down the hall, you can’t stop thinking about those doughnuts.
Why is it so … [Read More...]
What's Scarier than Ghosts & Goblins...? How about Type 2 Diabetes!
It’s Halloween, and you know what that means: sugar, sugar, sugar! Beginning in late summer, stores begin taunting and tantalizing us with prominently displayed festive treats conveniently packaged in small, easy to eat servings. By the time the actual … [Read More...]
Fall is here, and that means that cold and flu season has arrived. Have you ever noticed that some people seldom get sick? Or maybe you have wondered why after being exposed to the same virus, one person gets ill while the other remains well.
The reason lies in the strength of the immune system. And the strength of … [Read More...]
Surveys have shown that there is something that Americans fear more than death.
It is Alzheimer’s disease.
For most of us, losing our personhood--those characteristics which makes us who we are--is a fate worse than death.
What is Alzheimer’s?
Named after Alois Alzheimer, who discovered the … [Read More...]
Are you going gluten-free? If so, you are in good company. Many Americans are reducing the gluten in their diets. Some are doing this because they have a confirmed diagnosis of Celiac disease, some are gluten sensitive, and others are finding that reducing gluten aids them in weight loss.
What is gluten?
Gluten is a … [Read More...]
There are few things as exciting as people eager to make serious lifestyle changes, and make up for lost time in their quest to get fit and healthy. Their motivation and passion are contagious, and watching transformations is one of the most fulfilling aspects of being a trainer.
But in their excitement, many people make a … [Read More...]