How to Read a Nutrition Label on Food

When it comes to eating right, a little basic information goes a long way. Nutritional labels on food can help us make better choices about what we eat, whatever our diet or fitness goals might be. Lower salt? Yep. More … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Switch to These Snacks to Make Sure You’re Getting Enough Protein

Are you getting enough protein? It’s a question that becomes more relevant later in life. That’s partly because older adults often lose their appetite and good eating habits, but also because of an inescapable truth about aging. People lose muscle … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Join me in the Whole Life Challenge

  The Fall is a great time to get back into a routine of eating healthy and exercising. Why not make a goal and be accountable to reach that goal. Here is a way to make healthy changes in your … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Do you sabotage your efforts with food?

Why is it we could do such a great job of getting to the gym (or at home) and work out, then sabotage our effort by eating poorly? You spend an hour working out doing strength training and cardio and … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Ensuring Functional Longevity

With the advanced medicine we have today, an extra 30 years could be added to your life.  The question is will you still have a high quality of life during those extra 30 years? Functional longevity is maintaining the ability … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Fitting Fitness In for Weight Loss and Healthy Living – Book Release

FIND A UNIQUE BALANCE BETWEEN NUTRITION AND FITNESS THAT FITS YOUR LIFESTYLE! Fitting Fitness In for Weight Loss and Healthy Living can help you to start a journey towards overall wellness by learning how to set measurable goals, stay motivated, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How to Get the Most Out of a Trip to the Farmers Market

It is the beginning of the summer season; warm weather and fresh produce are becoming abundant. Farmers markets are a great place to go and spend a summer afternoon shopping for farm fresh fruits and vegetables. However, they can be … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

What is Kefir? Why do I want to drink it?

According to www.Kefir.net: “Kefir is a cultured, creamy product with amazing health benefits.  Kefir’s tart and refreshing flavor is similar to a drinking-style yogurt, but it contains beneficial yeast as well as friendly ‘probiotic’ bacteria found in yogurt. The naturally … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How many types of apples do you know?

This season I am helping out in the Apple Shop at Shelburne Farm in Stow, MA.  Shelburne Farm is at the end of my street and many of my neighbors help out during the season.  I am amazed at how … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How does your garden grow?

We are enjoying our garden again this year.  After the winter we had here in New England, our garden is reaping the benefit of all the snow that acted as a fertilizer.  We can’t pick food fast enough.  The broccoli … [CLICK TO READ MORE]