Fats and Cholesterol

When it comes to dietary fat, what matters most is the type of fat you eat. Contrary to past dietary advice promoting low-fat diets, newer research shows that healthy fats are necessary and beneficial for health. When food manufacturers reduce fat, they often replace it with carbohydrates from sugar, refined grains, or other starches. Our bodies digest […]

A Week of Temptations

My birthday week is always a challenging week for me diet wise.  No matter my best intentions, I end up eating more than intended and working out less than intended.  Basically I become very unbalanced.   Given I am an Optimally Balanced Coach and veteran, I would like to sit here and tell you I easily […]

Staying Active

In addition to eating high-quality foods, physical activity can help you reach and maintain a healthy weight. Getting regular physical activity is one of the best things you can do for your health. It lowers the risk of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and certain cancers, and it can also help control […]