What Do Carbohydrates Do?

What Do Carbohydrates Do?

Someone recently asked me if all carbohydrates are the same. If you judge a food just by the nutrition label on the back of a package, you’d be inclined to think yes, they’re all the same. After all, one gram of carbohydrate – regardless of where it comes from – is...
3 Steps to Starting (and maintaining) a Healthy Diet

3 Steps to Starting (and maintaining) a Healthy Diet

As you read this, millions of people across the world wish they were of a healthier weight. You’d be living under a rock not to know that obesity is a massive problem   and only getting worse. We hear all about the statistics concerning heart health, type 2 diabetes...
10 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

10 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

If you can’t make it into the gym, these 10 body weight exercises will help keep you in shape whether you’re at home, in a hotel or on vacation. Even if you’re not doing the usual workout, whether it’s running, strength training or a group fitness class, taking 20 or...
Foods That Are Right For Your Body Type

Foods That Are Right For Your Body Type

This morning I’ll be going on The TODAY Show with Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford to talk body types – specifically foods that are right for your body type. If you miss the show and are interested in what’s going on, here is what I’ll be talking about. Foods for Your...
Happy Valentine’s Day: 10 Facts About Our Amazing Heart

Happy Valentine’s Day: 10 Facts About Our Amazing Heart

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. Here are 10 facts about our amazing heart. The heart is one miraculous machine. Weighing in at under a pound, it is the most important muscle in our body. I thought I’d devote today’s post to a few interesting facts about this organ...