I remind myself of these reasons nearly everyday. They can also apply to you and most other Americans...
Our metabolism is like a campfire. When we eat food and drink, it's sent to the liver to be metabolized and burned away like wood to produce heat (calories). If we hork down too much, like three out of every four people in America, we’re tossing a large amount of wood on a fire that... Continue Reading →
The snow before January is white and crisp—take a picture and post it on Instagram. The colors of Christmas lights radiate your neighborhood—tell a story on Snapchat. You enjoy some holiday cheer with friends and family—tag your besties and siblings on Facebook. No, wait—you better not post that picture. Your face looks fat, and you... Continue Reading →
It's damp, cold, the last warm breath of summer whisked away with a pile of leaves. You grab your now musty jacket and sit on the porch glider, swinging and shivering, telling yourself fall is better than summer because of the beautiful leaves. You shift your eyes away from your half-dead tree in the front... Continue Reading →
Gone are the days when we simply looked at the Total Fat value on a nutrition label and could tell if a food was healthy or unhealthy. If the fat was too high, it was bad for us; if the fat was low, it was good for us. Done! Well, it’s not the 1990s anymore.... Continue Reading →