Tag: weight loss

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 »

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 »

Becoming Accountable

Hi, this is Elizabeth Horton.  I’m the web person that brings you the wonderful news written by Nancy Radding, Christine Denney and the amazing Sheila Cluff, the experts at The Oaks at Ojai.  I’ve worked at The Oaks since 1981, surrounded by health and fitness gurus, news and motivation.  Finally, this info is beginning to… 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 »