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.

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 ...

Sniff and feel better

| November 02, 2011

Scents like lemons, basil, juniper and lavender are found to lower stress and reduce the flight or fight stress responses.  When you are feeling tense, sniff a lemon for some relief.

Check the oil

| November 01, 2011

Add olive oil to your diet. Studies show that olive oil is good for your cholesterol regulations and may have anti inflammatory effects as well as protection for your heart. Plus, it tastes good!

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