Carolyn Magner

Good choice, bad choice: Burger King Breakfast

| November 17, 2011

Eating a good breakfast is the best way to start the day.  Burger King offers a wide variety of choices, some way better than others.  We love their French toast sticks dunked in syrup (25g ...

Chocolate cravings

| November 15, 2011

Treat yourself to small amounts (a piece the size of postage stamp) of dark chocolate, at least 70 percent cacao, when you feel the urge to splurge.  Dark chocolate is better for you and will ...

The truth hurts

| November 14, 2011

Dear Carolyn, Why are you always so sarcastic? Don’t you worry about what people will think? Penelope Dear Penelope, I don’t worry too much about what people think since they don’t do it very often. Besides, as your wingman, ...

Limit sweets

| November 14, 2011

Hide your stash of sweets in an inconvenient place like your garage or back of the truck. The less accessible the treat, the better the chance of resistance!

Ice water

| November 10, 2011

Drinking ice water with your meal helps you feel fuller and order less food. Order extra ice with your drink and you will burn more calories.

Protein snacks

| November 08, 2011

Heat a high protein snack like string cheese or yogurt within 45 minutes after working out. It helps your muscles rebuild and helps burn calories.

Preventing colds

| November 07, 2011

Throw away your toothbrush and get a new one after a bad cold or flu. Use disposable cups and paper towels to help prevent spreading the infection to family members.

Health Product: Seasonal Affective Disorder Light Box

| November 03, 2011

Philips goLITE BLU Plus Light Therapy Device Price: $147.99 http://www.amazon.com/Philips-goLITE-BLU-Therapy-Device/dp/B001I45XL8 We used to call them the winter blues – now they call it seasonal affective disorder.  The lack of can make you feel depressed, listless, and low in ...

Carolyn Magner

Carolyn Magner is not a professional therapist and her advice is meant to entertain you, not solve your terrible, desperate problems. Email Carolyn at cmagner@rrpub.com

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