5 Tips to Avoid Gaining Weight Over the Holidays

5 Tips to Avoid Gaining Weight Over the Holidays

Studies show that the average American puts on 1.5 to 2 pounds over the holiday season. That may not seem like much, but if you keep that weight on through January and the rest of the new year, the pounds can add up over the years. So, it’s better to avoid putting the...
Sneaky Sources of Sugar

Sneaky Sources of Sugar

Today’s consumer is more aware than ever of the multiple health risks associated with excessive sugar consumption. Food company executives are all too aware of people’s desire to avoid added sugars, so in an effort to boost their products’ sales numbers, they disguise...
Sugar, sugar everywhere!

Sugar, sugar everywhere!

I was washing my hands in one of my exam rooms today and happened to look over at the magazines on the counter.  Oh did my mouth start to water when I saw the cover of Woman’s Day.  I thought ‘wow that would taste really good right now!’  Then I realized how bad I...
YOGA FOR STRESS MANAGEMENT

YOGA FOR STRESS MANAGEMENT

Yoga is one of the best tools available for stress management. That’s because it is a multifaceted practice that taps into the mind, body, emotions, and spirit, so it can help reduce stress on all levels. While you will likely feel the effects of stress mostly in the...