January 20, 2016

Hit the Hay

Porttrait of a beautiful young woman sleeping

The number of people who still consider sleep to be a luxury surprises me. I see even health conscious people sacrifice sleep to get more done or have more fun. But the reasons to get a good night’s sleep are as important – and pretty much the same  – as the reasons to eat wholesome food and get some exercise. Too little sleep is linked to myriad health problems.

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January 19, 2016

National Oatmeal Month

The local weather team is claiming an “arctic chill” is coming through our part of the country. How perfect considering it is National Oatmeal Month!

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January 15, 2016

Skinny Recipe: Mean Green Smoothie

“Eat your veggies” is a motto almost every person has heard before. What about “drink your veggies”? This green smoothie is so tasty you’ll forget you are getting a healthy dose of fruit and vegetables. Quick to make, this smoothie provides the perfect meal replacement for the mornings when time gets away from us or the lunches where we can’t get away from our desks.

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January 14, 2016

Quick Tip: Criss Cross!

Skipping rope for 15 minutes burns about 175 calories! If you’re traveling or can’t get to the gym a jump rope is a great tool to ensure you still get your workout in.

 

jump rope
Photo courtesy of Flickr user Steven Depolo

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