Posts tagged "diet"
Thanksgiving Dinner Face-Off

Thanksgiving Dinner Face-Off

If you watch your weight, and your food choice includes a salad, there is a good chance you will select the bowl of greens and veggies. Unfortunately, sometimes healthy food can be a diet sabotage if you are not careful. Top that salad with a few dollops of high calorie dressing, a sprinkle of croutons,...
The New Belly Fat Diet

The New Belly Fat Diet

You see it, you feel it, you can even pinch it. It is that pesky belly fat we all complaint about – no matter gender, age or whether you are overweight or even thin. Why does this annoying fat sit right there in the middle of the body for everyone to see? Are there some...
Are Low Health Numbers Really Good?

Are Low Health Numbers Really Good?

Blood pressure 10/55 mmg.  Heart rate 47 bpm. “Are you okay?” the nursed asked me. I smile and explained how active I am, which is why my levels were so low. We are used to hearing about high blood pressure, high resting heart rate, and high cholesterol, among many other cardiovascular risk markers, but what...
Can Your Diet Boost Aerobic Capacity?

Can Your Diet Boost Aerobic Capacity?

If your goal is to finish a marathon you think carbohydrates. If your goal is to increase body mass then lean protein rich food sources and healthy fats come to mind. But is there a diet that specifically boosts aerobic capacity? Improving your aerobic capacity means greater oxygen delivery to your muscles, which translates to...
Weather the Storm

Weather the Storm

During our Florida summer vacation 20 years ago, I remember myself along with my family stuffing ourselves on bread, crackers, and chips. The diet was the same regardless of the mealtime. We didn’t have too many options later when Hurricane Andrew stuck during our stay. Seven years ago, I was a Florida resident experiencing the...