Month: February 2012

“A minute on the lips, a lifetime on the hips.”  Calories don’t always go to your hips though. Metabolism really refers to the breakdown of food into energy that is used for every purpose required for life. The amount of …

Where do all the calories I eat go? Read More »

The best thing to do is MOVE ON.  We all have days when we eat more than our bodies need, that is the rule, not the exception.  In two decades of practice as a nutrition counselor, I have never met …

What should I do if I’ve overeaten? Read More »

The “fight or flight response” is our body’s primitive, automatic, inborn response that prepares the body to “fight” or “flee” from perceived attack, harm or threat to our survival. When we experience excessive stress, whether from internal worry or external …

The Stress and Relaxation Response and How Belly Fat Is Made Read More »

It is important for you to understand your risk factors for having a heart attack or heart disease. If you understand what they are then you can change your lifestyle to reduce your risk factors and your chance of having …

How can I prevent a heart attack? Read More »