Driving posture

| December 02, 2011

Drive with your head straight and chin pulled in, shoulders back, chest out, stomach tucked in, back supported.  Don’t let your head protrude forward or lean too far back and don’t let your shoulders slump.  ...

Healthy Obsession

Kathleen Buccleugh | December 01, 2011

So here are my tips for enjoying your time, whether you’re out on the road or at home with family and friends, and for sticking to those health goals so that Jan. 1 doesn’t bring with it a hefty list of resolutions.

Eye health

| November 28, 2011

Eat lots of leafy green vegetables such s collard greens, kale and spinach to help prevent macular degeneration. Apricots and blueberries also help promote good vision and reduce eye fatigue.

Snack Packs

| November 21, 2011

Pack all your daily portions of snacks before you hit the road. Put in reusable Ziplock bags and keep handy for snack attacks.

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 ...

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.

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