My Husband Would Be So Mad If He Found Out

My advice for the new year is to start living and ditch the diet mentality. It seems so easy to get caught up in the conversations about new year’s resolutions and weight loss. “Lose weight” was certainly a trending topic on yahoo on January 1. For years I promised myself I was going to lose […]

To Resolve or Not To Resolve in 2013

Do you make new year’s resolutions? If so, you are not alone. According to Dr. John Norcross, a clinical psychologist, about 40% of adults make resolutions. The success rates were as follows:  71 percent for two weeks, 64 percent for one month, and 46 percent for six months. Dr. Norcross has been studying behavior relating […]

The Sandy 5…and what you can do about it

This morning I heard on the news that the latest buzzword is the “Sandy 5.” Remember the “Freshmen 15” – the weight gained by college students during their first year? Now it’s the five (or more) pounds New Yorkers gained during and after Hurricane Sandy. Think about it: anxiety, stress, desperation, boredom. Yes, indeed, food […]

Paula Deen, Meet Dr. Mark Hyman

Remember how the scarecrow in the Wizard of Oz sings “If I only had a brain” with Dorothy? I just can’t help thinking: If I only had a chance to talk to Paula Deen. It’s been about five weeks since she announced that she had diabetes (she’s known for three years) and that she is […]

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