Category: Fitness

Weight Loss and Becoming a Smarter Eater

By the time you read this either you’re keeping your New Year’s Resolutions or you’re still negotiating with yourself to get back to them. If those resolutions included eating healthier, eating fresher foods and eating fewer calories, I’ve got great news for you. It’s never been easier. To achieve fat loss through healthy eating it’s… Read more »

Food for Thought

Food for Thought:  There’s More To It Than Food I got so inspired the other day while moderating a conversation during Food for Thought, a program that we offer weekly at The Oaks from the perspective of Elizabeth, Nancy, myself or a guest speaker. There were about eight guests present during my session, and I… Read more »

Holiday Havoc Ahead? Plan Now

Granted, the December holidays are a million years away, or so it seems.  But if you look at the calendar, you’ll notice that it’s going to be fall and then Halloween and Thanksgiving and, okay you get the picture.  What is “holiday havoc” and why should we care? This is a funny way of saying… Read more »

Happy/Healthy Holidays

So what do you most regret about last year’s celebrations? Remind yourself now so you can intentionally do something, one thing, different this year! I hate buffets. Anytime food is “laid out” I know that I run a high risk of eating too much and poorly. Note to self, “Be awake when you make your… Read more »

Your Food Philosophy

I believe that part of being a healthy person is to know and to exemplify what you believe and why you believe it on every front. One of these fronts would be developing and understanding your personal food philosophy. We act out of our true belief systems all the time, whether it’s conscious or unconscious,… Read more »

Inflammatory Remarks

Inflammation is the process by which the body’s white blood cells and substances they produce protect us from infection with foreign organisms, such as bacteria and viruses. Not all inflammation is bad. When you get a bruise blood and fluid rushes in to create that purplish swollen inflamed area, and eventually subsides. This is how… Read more »