Best of 2011: Your Favorite Exercise Tips, Recipes & Diet Advice

Best of 2011: Your Favorite Exercise Tips, Recipes & Diet Advice

  Who knew that writing a blog all about health, fitness and good-for-you foods would be so much fun? I can't believe another year is nearly over. In the past year, this blog has taken me to The TODAY Show to chat with Hoda and Kathy Lee, every network in Chicago...
What Would Happen if You Never Exercised Again?

What Would Happen if You Never Exercised Again?

Let's say you stay active, to some degree, most days of the week. Then one day you decide to call it quits for one reason or another. Maybe it's an injury, work, a relationship or sheer boredom. Regardless, you hang up your running shoes and close the drawer on your...
Fertility, Disease, Food and BPA

Fertility, Disease, Food and BPA

In the spring of 2012, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will decide whether or not to ban Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical used in plastic.  The greatest concern of this chemical comes in the use of  water bottles, food containers and as the lining of canned goods....
Healthy Tips for the Holiday Traveler

Healthy Tips for the Holiday Traveler

Whether you’re traveling by car, plane or just walking downstairs to your living room - it’s easy to fall out of the healthy eating and exercise routine at the height of the holiday season. No one can be perfect, but there are numerous things you can do to try to...