Many Participants in a New Study Reduced Significant Amounts of Weight

A new study published by JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) found that people who made healthful food choices rather than counting calories or limiting portion sizes, lost significant amounts of weight over the course of a year. For more information please visit: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/20/well/eat/counting-calories-weight-loss-diet-dieting-low-carb-low-fat.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news or go directly to JAMA: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2673150?redirect=true

By | 2018-02-21T13:07:40+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Being Assertive VS Aggressive or Passive Aggressive *

Recently I became a Certified Assertiveness Coach. To authentically be you, practice healthy self-care and be honest with yourself and others, understanding the difference between assertiveness, aggressiveness and passive aggressiveness is key. Assertiveness is a means of self-care that involves communicating honestly with yourself and others, in a way that takes your rights and others [...]

By | 2017-03-20T14:28:44+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lowering Your Risk Of Cancer *

Staying away from Tobacco and what else? Thank you Emma Haak for this great article on lowering our risk of cancer! According to this article found on Oprah.com, "Keeping excess weight off your frame may be the best thing you can do to minimize your risk of certain cancers (aside from not smoking). That's because [...]

By | 2017-03-20T14:28:44+00:00 March 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Brain Health *

Are Some Forms of Exercise Better for Brain Health? Research released this month found that aerobic exercise was most beneficial for the brain health of the rats studied. Although they haven’t tested this on humans yet, the difference in the brains of the rats that exercised, in the form of running wheels or treadmills, has been [...]

By | 2017-03-20T14:28:44+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Another Benefit of Keeping Excess Weight Off *

Excess Weight at Age 50 Tied to Earlier Alzheimer’s Onset Previous studies had shown a link between being overweight at midlife and an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s. Researchers have now found that being obese at age 50 may be tied to an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease at a younger age. For more information: [...]

By | 2017-03-20T14:28:44+00:00 September 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exercise and the Goldilocks Problem *

Is 150 minutes per week the ideal amount of exercise someone should do, the minimum recommended dose or the ideal amount? According to a blog in the NY Times, “The current broad guidelines from governmental and health organizations call for 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week to build and maintain health and fitness. But [...]

By | 2017-03-20T14:28:44+00:00 June 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Research Findings on Self-Hypnosis During Pregnancy *

The research findings of a study on the clinical effectiveness of self-hypnosis for pain management in pregnant women was released this week. The study found that pain management was not significantly effected but the pregnant women who had 2 sessions of hypnosis and listened to a self-hypnosis CD had less stress and anxiety. “The results [...]

By | 2017-03-20T14:28:44+00:00 May 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments