Category: Fitness

Eating Fruits and Vegetables from a Glycemic Load Perspective

We seem to read everywhere to eat “lots of fruits and vegetables.” I would rather it read eat “lots of vegetables and fruits daily.” Fruits and vegetables are full of anti-oxidants that help repair our damaged cells and help keep the healthy ones healthy. We need to eat a lot of vegetables – It is […]

15 Tips for Weight Loss

Is losing weight one of your New Year’s resolutions? If so, you are joining the millions of Americans with the same goal. Each year millions of Americans make the goal to exercise and lose weight. But studies show that more than half of them quit trying within 6 months. Will you be part of the […]

What is the difference between Health and Wellness?

The terms health and wellness sometimes are interchanged. In years past, health was defined simply as the absence of disease. However, being healthy is more than just not being physically sick. Wellness is a dynamic word. To easily understand this, think of health as a state of being whereas wellness is the state of living […]

Creating Balance in Your Life

We often live off-balanced lives whether we realize it or not. Sometimes this might be because we only do waht we like best. But more often than not, our lives are unbalanced from things that seem out of our control. It may be a demanding job, school, kids, or whatever. My life recently has been […]