Food/Recipes

A Simple Plan for Changing your Diet!

A Simple Plan for Changing your Diet!

How can I possibly change my diet? How many times have you wanted (and needed) to make certain changes in your diet but think there is no way you can give up “that food”? So, what do you do now?? First, ask yourself why you need to make these changes. What do these...
Keep your Immune System Strong

Keep your Immune System Strong

Tis the season of handshakes, kisses and hugs… sniffles, coughs and sneezes. Germs spread easily. If you touch a surface contaminated by a carrier of the cold virus, that virus is transferred into your body. These hearty viruses can live for hours on door knobs,...
Dr. Anna’s 2016 Healthy Holiday Survival Guide

Dr. Anna’s 2016 Healthy Holiday Survival Guide

Navigating holiday parties or the Christmas cookie dumping ground in the office break room can feel like walking through a minefield for those of us who have some serious health goals we’re working on. It doesn’t have to be this way! The key to success lies in...
How to Control Blood Sugar Swings

How to Control Blood Sugar Swings

Weight loss in midlife can be very challenging. It’s not as simple as “calories in, calories out”. There are hormonal issues that must be managed in order to move the needle on the scale. Keeping insulin levels stable is one of the most important things you can do....
Why Calorie Cutting Backfires

Why Calorie Cutting Backfires

When women gain weight, their first instinct is to cut calories. Often dramatically! This approach can quickly backfire. A significant calorie deficit will result in initial weight loss, but it’s often at the expense of your muscle mass and metabolism. If you skimp on...
The Pursuit of Happiness

The Pursuit of Happiness

Some people think that if they had a little more money, or a few more things they would be happier. Not that making money or having nice things is bad.  As author, Rabbi Daniel Lapin, notes in his book Thou Shall Prosper, when we channel our energies into an honorable...

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