How to avoid being predictable when meeting someone new

For many of us, meeting new people, whether socially or professionally, can be awkward.  And so many times we gravitate, especially in professional settings, to the dreaded “What do you do?” first question.  While it’s easy and safe and gives us some insight as to the type of person we have just met, it’s boring and predictable.  And let’s face it, none of us wants … Continue reading How to avoid being predictable when meeting someone new

The key nutrients to boost your immunity

There has been very promising news on the vaccine front the past few weeks.  And it seems we just might see the light at the end of this very dark, very long, very twisting tunnel of a pandemic.  But we are still a few months away from broad availability of the vaccines. And with the coldest months upon us, boosting our immunity is more important … Continue reading The key nutrients to boost your immunity

Your After-Thanksgiving Workout

We are officially one day out before the gluttony begins! And if you are like so many, you tend to overindulge.  So, we are preparing you now for the inevitable with a post Turkey day workout.  Save it.  You’ll thank us Friday! Complete each exercise below for one minute.  There are eight exercises so each sequence will take 8 minutes. 1. Manual squats (with or … Continue reading Your After-Thanksgiving Workout

The harm of refilling plastic water bottles

We all know plastic water bottles are bad for the environment. And that we really should use eco-friendly bottles that are safe for us and good for the environment.  But we’ve all done it.  Used a plastic disposable water bottle and then refilled it several times in the vain attempt to be environmentally friendly.  But how many refills is too many? It turns out reusing … Continue reading The harm of refilling plastic water bottles

Six hard truths about why you might not be losing weight

Have you ever noticed that losing weight is so much harder than gaining weight?  You “think” you are doing all the right things but somehow you still struggle to lose those unwanted pounds.  Learn six hard truths that may be affecting your weight loss goals.   A few weeks back we wrote about why fall can be a barrier to weight loss – think fall treats … Continue reading Six hard truths about why you might not be losing weight

How much caffeine is too much?

Do you have to start your day with caffeine? How much caffeine is too much and what is the real impact of consuming more than the daily recommendation? Most of us start our day with a one, or several cups of coffee (avg. 85 milligrams caffeine per cup).  In fact, as of April 2019, 62% of Americans drank coffee daily.  While others sip green tea (avg. … Continue reading How much caffeine is too much?

Getting more Vitamin D into your diet

Staying healthy and boosting our immunity is important and Vitamin D plays a big role.  Some studies show that the many ICU COVID patients have low Vitamin D.  Here are some foods you can add to your diet to maintain a healthy level of Vitamin D. You’ve probably heard that Vitamin D is important to maintain your health during the current pandemic.  In one UK … Continue reading Getting more Vitamin D into your diet