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]

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]

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 can your company benefit from a Workplace Wellness Program?

Workplace Wellness Programs are becoming very popular across the country.  These programs not only benefit the employer’s bottom line, but the employee’s health and productivity.  Healthy employees are happier and more productive.  Workplace Wellness Programs track data and can show … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

One Small Change can make Pounds of Difference in a Year!

Sometimes all it takes to accomplish something is to change one thing.  If you make one small change in your daily habits you can lose up to 26lbs in a year. Using the chart below you can see that by … [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]

How to Handle the Snack Attack

We’ve all experienced the Snack Attack.  That’s when you need a snack and you grab what ever is handy to eat.  Most likely it isn’t the healthiest snack. Here are some tips on being prepared when the attack hits: If … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Be the CEO of Losing Weight

We may not all be CEO’s but you can get in touch with your business brain and use the SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) strategy to be successful at losing weight.  Using it will make you more aware of … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How to Combat Mood Swings with Food and Fitness!

Ever get moody or depressed? Have mood swings for no reason?  What you eat as well as your exercise workout can help. There are nutrients in foods that may have a beneficial effect on the brain chemicals that are responsible … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How much of weight loss is exercise vs diet?

A client asked me one day “How much of weight loss is exercise versus diet?”  My answer is 50% exercise and 50% diet. I see many people who exercise every day yet struggle with their weight.  Is that you?  The … [CLICK TO READ MORE]