Intermittent Fasting Helps You Lose Belly Fat

Scientific studies prove that intermittent fasting (IF) is beneficial for the body and mind. I’ve been practicing it for years. IF occurs when you eat within a specific window of time. I prefer a nine to ten-hour window. I eat dinner between 6 and 7 pm and fast until the next morning around 10 am. … Read more

Fight Stress Eating with Easy Healthy Snacks

The coronavirus scare has caused many of us to eat more than we should. When the number of active cases in our county jumps, we grab our favorite comfort food. Our reaction to fear can cause us to gain unwanted weight. We can fight our love handles by purchasing healthy snacks and calling upon God … Read more

2020 Clean Fifteen™ and Dirty Dozen™

Every spring the Environmental Working Group (EWG) creates the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen produce list. The EWG is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment. These lists are based upon the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s pesticide data. The Clean Fifteen list includes the varieties of produce that contained the … Read more

Healthy Alternatives to Sugary Drinks

Recently, I saw this bulletin board “Rethink Your Drink” at a local High School. I was amazed by the amount of sugar contained in so many different types of beverages. Consumers have no idea how much sugar is contained in those sugar-laden beverages. The bulletin board posted an empty container of a drink and the … Read more

5 Reasons People Binge Eat

Susan U. Neal RN, MBA, MHS In our society, the overabundance of delicacies is hard to resist. At first, it seems fun to eat whatever we desire. However, that momentary pleasure is fleeting. It is unhealthy to overeat, and when that becomes a habit, eventually we become addicted to food and can’t stop eating. Therefore, … Read more