Tag: health

Quick Tips for National Cancer Prevention Month

February is National Cancer Prevention Month and while most everyone focuses on diet, exercise, and quitting smoking as the core ways to prevent cancer – they’re forgetting another pillar of prevention. Reducing exposure to carcinogens in our everyday environments.Hundreds of carcinogenic chemicals have been identified more »

Workout Fun

I skipped my workout yesterday — I was worn out from the holiday and just needed a rest. The mental game I play though sometimes makes skipping not worth it.  I start to feel the guilt of every bite I eat and then the thoughts more »

11 biggest health cop-outs that hold you back

11 biggest health cop-outs that hold you back – As busy people know, coming up with good-for-you goals, such as snacking on more veggies or carving out enough “me time,” isn’t the issue. It’s making them stick. But, thankfully, there is plenty of good science more »

The Grass is not Greener — trust me!

Portia de Rossi Talks Dropping Down to 82 Pounds | PopEater.com. I posted this article because I remember the time when Ally Mcbeal was on the air and all the magazines and media focus on these ladies and the publicity they got for their looks. more »

Boot Camp owner: Exercise is A matter of life and death

Boot Camp owner: Exercise is A matter of life and death Exercise really is one thing that every one of us can do and it almost guarantees a return on your investment –improved health and reduced risks of many diseases.  The power is in our more »

The World’s Oldest Performing Female Bodybuilder — Ernestine Shepherd

Baltimore, Maryland’s Ernestine “Ernie” Shepherd, at age 73, is a certified personal trainer, professional model and competitive all-natural bodybuilder. In March of 2010, on the stage of a television show in Rome, Italy, she was formally given the title of World’s Oldest Performing Female Bodybuilder more »

A Push to Ban Soda Purchases With Food Stamps

A Push to Ban Soda Purchases With Food Stamps – NYTimes.com. I don’t believe govt should be dictating what people should eat or buy –but I am all for this. Soda has no nutritional value at all and in fact can have detrimental health implications more »

Why are Healthy Food Choices in Schools So Hard to Offer?

This morning I got to sleep in –now that Weds are my rest days but I gotta tell you –half my family was cranky. Lots of snapping and crying and complaining was heard from them. Kind of makes for a tough start to your day more »

Obesity Costs Women More Directly & Indirectly

I’m including this article today because I think it speaks volumes of the hard costs of being overweight for women.  Some of it has to do with women earning more in general and includes a look at direct and indirect costs.  I also think that more »