Weight Loss Essentials- Understanding Your Energy Balance

Have you been on a quest to lose those extra pounds? It's fairly easy to lose weight if you are 30 or more pounds over weight.  Its not as easy as the amount you want to lose becomes smaller.  Put this information in use today to start your journey to better health! I hated to… Continue reading Weight Loss Essentials- Understanding Your Energy Balance

Obesity, You Can Beat It

I was once a morbidly obese person.  Thank you God, the bonds of my obesity were literally eaten and walked off.  If you are obese or overweight, I am urging you to take a step today to change your life.  If you don't, I can promise you that it will shorten your life by years. … Continue reading Obesity, You Can Beat It

If I Can Do It, You Can Too!

In November of 2005 I was almost twice the size I am now.  At my heaviest I weighed close to 450 lbs. I did not set out to lose over 200 pounds beginning that November.  I was busy researching products, strategies and theories  to help my wife battle her fibromyalgia, IBS, depression, brain fog and… Continue reading If I Can Do It, You Can Too!

Your Lifestyle, Your Health

Several weeks ago, Brian Williams reported on NBC Nightly News that 45% of Americans suffer from one of potentially three major life threatening conditions; high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes.   In addition, he also reported that recent studies show that living an unhealthy lifestyle can cost you 12 years of life. What they don’t… Continue reading Your Lifestyle, Your Health

Sugar and Your Health Part II

The average American now consumes over 170 lbs of sugar per year.  At the beginning of the 20th century, the average American consumed less than 10 pounds per year.  The rise in the intake of sugar over the past 20 years has created almost epidemic levels of diabetes, obesity and heart disease.  Unless we get… Continue reading Sugar and Your Health Part II

Sugar Intake and Your Health

When I discuss heart health and nutrition with clients, a majority of them immediately admit that they might be consuming too much unhealthy fat. They are shocked when I ask them about their sugar intake. Most people do not realize there is a real and serious connection between your cardiovascular health and dietary sugar. The… Continue reading Sugar Intake and Your Health

Vegetables, Fresh or Frozen?

Fresh vs. Frozen As we get into spring and summer, we know a bounty of scrumptious and nutritious fresh vegetables and fruits will soon be available to tantalize our taste buds. Many times I get asked “which is better, fresh or frozen”? That’s not a simple question. Many variables affect the nutritional values in a… Continue reading Vegetables, Fresh or Frozen?