Remember when you could eat pretty much anything you wanted and remain at the same weight? Remember when you could just go for a walk or 2 a week and notice your jeans getting looser? Remember?? For many of us, those days are gone. What is going on?
With 2 of the boys in college we had to push our annual Gallo Family apple picking tradition out to the end of October when everyone was home. I was worried the pickings would be slim but I could not have been more wrong.
As a Dietitian, I am often asked for tips on how to survive Halloween without suffering Sugar Shock. Here are some helpful tips to navigate thru the next week!
The American Cancer Society recognizes October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and everywhere you look you can see the color PINK.
What about on your plate? Eating a variety of antioxidant rich colorful fruits and veggies can be one of the best defenses against cancer and improving your overall health.
Whoever said food cannot talk has never experienced an intense food craving. You know the feeling when the bowl of candy corn on your co-workers desk starts to taunt you or the carton of ice cream in the freezer calls your name. Most of us have experienced this feeling. What do you do? Give in and scarf down the candy corn? Spend your day “white knuckling it?” Consumed with thoughts of food? Don’t give up the ship – although cravings are very real, they also can be controlled.
FIBER – Weight loss wonder!
It seems like we are always looking for that MAGIC BULLET when it comes to weight loss. A shake, pill or supplement that will painlessly melt the fat away. Newsflash – there is none… Fear not, the answer is simple and has been around forever: Consume real, whole food in quantities that fill you but do not stuff you.