Tag: healthy eating

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 »

Food as Fuel

Truth be told, I never liked the word diet.  It has connotations of reducing the foods you love, hunger pains, boredom and even depression.  There is nothing wrong with food.  It’s the fuel that keeps our bodies moving, repairing themselves and doing all the incredible things that bodies do. So why deprive the body of… Read more »

What Do YOU Do?

I was recently asked this question by a guest who listened to one of my lectures, which is general, and wanted to know specifically what I personally do with my food and exercise habits. (She was impressed that I’m 52, and also asked me if I have had any “work” done. The answer is, “no”,… Read more »

Have You “Weighted” Too Long?

Having read our Fitness Director Nancy’s article about different body types and about creating realistic expectations for ourselves, I wanted to weigh in with both experience and fact.  We all know either through reading and /or experience that weight loss during menopause is a particularly difficult venture.  Hormones effect our body’s workings on every level,… Read more »