Study Links Junk Food to Brain Decline

Packaged, ultra-processed foods are convenient and tasty. They’re handy to have around the house for the grandkids or for snacking. But they’re not good for us – not for our bodies OR our brains. We’re talking hot dogs, burgers, sausages, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Having trouble fitting fitness in during the holiday frenzy?

  Diets and exercise regimens often fall apart during the holidays.  But our hints will help you get everything done while still fitting in time for fitness.     Here are some of my Helpful Holly Hints for fitting “holidaze” fitness in: When … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

The Alternative Burger

Summer barbecues are upon us. What kind of hamburger are you going to serve? It’s time to get creative and grill an alternative burger.  Forget the normal beef hamburger and work on making healthier burgers for you, your family and … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

On a Diet? The Do’s & Don’ts of Eating Out!

Most people find that eating out can ruin their diet.  In most cases this is true, but there are ways to minimize weight gain and actually lose weight when you eat out while on your diet. Here are some Do’s … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Going Nuts during the Holidays?

You may feel like you are going nuts over the holidays and I can guarantee you will see a lot of nuts.  Nuts are real easy to put out for guests during the holidays and a lot of holiday recipes … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Make wise choices at your Thanksgiving Meal!

Most of us will indulge in a big Thanksgiving meal on the 23rd of November this year.   The choices you make will determine how many calories you ingest.  The typical Thanksgiving meal on the right contains 3,710 calories.  The Thanksgiving meal … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Halloween Candy – What is a Smart Choice?

Halloween is often when the dieting downfall begins. Denying yourself sweets isn’t the answer. Making smart choices is. I recommend to my clients to buy the candy on Halloween day.  This way there won’t be candy in the house to  tempt you.  … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Save Calories, Money, Gas – Bring Your Lunch!

Save Calories, Money, Gas – Bring Your Lunch! With today’s economy, everyone is buckling down on spending.  Why not save on your gas, your money and your calories by bringing your lunch to work. Going out for lunch can be expensive. I … [CLICK TO READ MORE]