Weight Loss Story of the Day: Jaymee lost 123 pounds

Weight Loss Story of the Day: Jaymee lost 123 pounds.  Wanting to be healthier and have more energy, she decided that it was time to start making gradual lifestyle changes.  She knows that slow and steady wins the race!  Here is what she shared with us about her weight loss journey:...more

Health Lessons from the Germans

When my sister was studying as an exchange student in Euskirchen, Germany, I had the pleasant fortune to tour some of the country. Over the course of my stay, I picked up on a few German health habits....more

Commit to a Daily Healthy Habit

With the hustle and bustle of the holidays upon us, I urge everyone to commit to a daily healthy habit. Doesn’t have to be anything life changing, can be something as simple as practicing yoga, meditation, cooking a healthy meal for your family or drinking a green juice....more

Heart Attacks at the Heart Attack Grill: Fast Food and Bad Decisions

Editor's update: ABC News reports that a second person has suffered a heart attack at the Heart Attack Grill this past weekend. The woman is recovering after "eating a double bypass burger, smoking cigarettes and having a margarita," according to ABC. -- Julie ...more
8,000-calorie burger? No thanks! People really need to be better informed on the impact fast ...more

Fun With Health

While I like to have fun with health, I take health topics very seriously.  By seriously, I mean that I use research-based medical science to answer questions and as the foundation of the blogs I write.  And, when someone asks me a question, I believe that a timely and factual response is what is required - nothing laughable about that, for sure.  ...more
golf for me can be the best non exercise exercising there is.  there's nothing like being in the ...more

Healthy Breakfast Habits: Make Every Day a New Year

"Every day is the first day of the rest of your life." Sure, it's an old cliche but it means that when New Years' resolve grows weak, each and every day offers the same fresh start as a whole new year. What makes January 1 so special? What about today? Let's take a look at one healthy habit, eating breakfast -- not just any donut-and-coffee breakfast, mind you, a healthy breakfast. ...more

I fight with my son daily to eat-he seems to have inherited my dislike of breakfast.  ...more

Fighting Childhood Obesity One Turkey Hotdog Necklace at a Time

 This suburban mom has a lot to learn from urban moms with fewer resources who are building healthy futures for their kids....more