Best Activities for Healthy Kids

Kids getting for swimming

Best Activities for Healthy Kids Adults hear quite often that walking is good exercise. And it is! Walking is even more effective when you put a little pep in your step and pick up the pace. Many people wear a pedometer to track their steps and I always advise taking the stairs whenever possible, skipping the valet parking, parking further away from the … [Read more...]

Top 5 Foods That Build Muscle

Top 5 Foods That Build Muscle

Top 5 Foods That Build Muscle Muscle is key to a lean body.   Without muscle, you have what we call "skinny fat".  You may appear then, but your body has a high percentage of fat and will also lack the strength it needs to slow down the aging process.  Muscle is also key to an effecient metabolism.  A body high in muscle density will burn more calories … [Read more...]

Why Diet Sodas Are Making You Fat

Susan Irby The Bikini Chef

Why Diet Sodas Are Making You Fat   Certainly, there are no hidden secrets about the sugar and calorie content in soda. And, logic will tell you that consuming large amounts of regular soda commonly leads to weight gain. But, recent research shows even more that diet sodas play a significant role in weight gain in both adults and teens which in … [Read more...]

Tips and Tricks to Curb Cravings and Second Helpings

Palm of your hand for Portion Control

Tips and Tricks to Curb Cravings and Second Helpings How often has this happened to you? It's 4 o'clock in the afternoon and you are craving a chocolate bar, a bag of salty potato chips, and you see the office box of doughnuts from this morning staring you in the face. Or, you are sitting at lunch or dinner with family and friends at home, at a … [Read more...]