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By admin on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

I know many take statins and thought that you would interested to read its effects on exercise.  From Dr. Gabe Mirkin’s Fitness and Health e-Zine May 19, 2013 Statins Prevent Exercise Benefits? Statins, drugs used to lower cholesterol and help to prevent heart attacks, prevented exercise benefits in overweight and sedentary men and women. Participants […]


By admin on Friday, April 19th, 2013

Mid-day slump?  The ideal snack is around 200 to 300 calories and contains a balance of carbohydrates and protein. Here, are five healthy choices: 1. A piece of fruit and one tbsp of peanut butter (or another butter). 2. One ounce of almonds (measure please and no more than 25) and a handful of grapes. […]


By admin on Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Coconut Water Coconut water can be found in your average supermarket.  The brands now in the marketplace  grow on a daily basis. A great beverage to add back electrolytes lost through exercise and a great tasting shake ingredient, the water is especially high in potassium, much higher amounts, than say, a banana, so drink up! […]


By admin on Thursday, December 1st, 2011

We take in too many calories because our portions are too big. Order a side salad and an appetizer (seared tuna, shrimp cocktail, chicken kabob). Avoid entrees unless you split them including salad entrees.


By admin on Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Now that summer is right around the corner and fruits and vegetables are abundant, I thought it was time to start my Fruit & Vegetable of the Month again.  Since strawberries are so readily available at this time and not expensive, So, here is the low down: 1 cup of Strawberries has 49 calories. Strawberries […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

What effects has it had on me? I find that I eat less, consume less calories, my metabolic rate is faster, I recover faster from workouts, and am not craving animal proteins that have cholesterol and fat in them. Do doctors recommend it? Most physicians know little about nutrition or diet believe it or not. […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Pump Up, Slim Down If you’ve blown off weight training for fear of bulking up, you’re missing out on the fastest fat-burning method known to woman. By Lauren Aaronson, Women’s Health Tired of sweating all over every piece of cardio equipment at the gym and still getting zero love from the scale? You need more […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

A Great Article written by one of my colleagues on Losing Weight…Ellen Nutrition Principle #5 to Losing Weight and Looking & Feeling your Best by Sherri McMillan Nutrition habit #5 – Control your Portion Sizes This is an important principle – you’ve got to pay attention to your portion sizes. We are victims of a […]