Life is full of hurdles to conquer, but doesn’t it feel awesome when you make it to the other side? Making necessary changes in eating habits isn’t always easy. In my case, having dealt with a life threatening illness was my wakeup call and motivation. Still, it did take some time to change old habits. While some people can jump in with both feet and never look back, most people require a transitional period. Lifestyle changes can be a little [...]
From The Basic 7 to our current MyPlate food guidelines, nutrition in America has come a long way. It still isn’t perfect, but this infographic provides a fascinating look at the development and evolution of our plates over time. What’s for dinner today?
Normally, a break-up is a sad event, but today, after a three year relationship, my oncologist told me that she was breaking up with me and never wants to see me again. I have never been happier to hear those words in my life! My oncologist is the person who determined my treatment course after being diagnosed with cancer, who monitored my recovery from chemotherapy and also ordered all of my follow up testing and scans. Today, she informed me [...]
Becoming healthier doesn’t have to be a pain! Here are some healthy – and tasty! – alternatives to some of the most common arbiters of the Standard American Diet. What other swaps have you tried?
As we grow older, we learn many things about our world. We learn things like, love is complicated, or that we should “Sleep when the baby sleeps,” and we often learn that our parents weren’t always right. And along the way, we learn that the best information in life is usually formed through experience – because who wants to listen to someone else’s hard earned knowledge? Not me, but I’m going to try and let you in on something I’ve [...]