When Is A Hot Dog Not a Hot dog?

When Is A Hot Dog Not a Hot dog?

Along with hamburgers, hot dogs seem to fit right into summer foods for grilling. While most of them aren’t the healthiest protein source, Oscar Mayer seems to have added a healthier twist. But it doesn’t really improve upon the quality. An article that was written by a reporter for the Associated Press said that Oscar […]

Exercise Aids in Reducing Total Fat In Postmenopausal Women

Exercise Aids in Reducing Total Fat In Postmenopausal Women

Exercising 300 minutes per week has been shown to be better at reducing total fat and other adiposity measures, especially for obese women, during a one-year clinical trial. This is an important finding because body fat has been associated with increased risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, (as well as other diseases) according to an article […]

February Is Much More Than Chocolate and Flowers

February Is Much More Than Chocolate and Flowers

February is known mostly for Valentine’s Day. Giving boxes of chocolate and beautiful flowers to loved ones is common. But it is also heart health month. The health of our hearts also is linked to our brain health. Poor blood flow in the brain can chip away at brain functioning. When thinking skills become increasingly […]

You Do Need Protein

You Do Need Protein

You Do Need Protein Last month I introduced all of you to Bone Broth Protein Powder, a convenient way to add more protein and other health benefits into your food plan. An easy product to take with you when in the car.   In 2017 the makers of Bone Broth Protein Powder will introduce other […]

CAUTION!  Consume Soy at Your Own Risk

CAUTION! Consume Soy at Your Own Risk

  Do you believe that soy is a beneficial health food? Many women believe soy foods can control menopausal symptoms. Research hasn’t proven that soy does anything for hot flashes or other menopausal symptoms among other health issues. The vast majority of soy at your local market is not a health food. The exception is […]

SHAKING YOURSELF FIT CAN BE DANGEROUS

SHAKING YOURSELF FIT CAN BE DANGEROUS

Whole body vibration (WBV) exercise involves standing (or doing movements such as squats) on a vibrational platform. These machines have been promoted heavily at various fitness conventions that I have attended. For the most part, it is a passive exercise that involves no running, lifting or sweating. All the benefits come (supposedly) come from doing […]

So Which Weight Is Right For You?

So Which Weight Is Right For You?

Written by Gail Sas It depends on your personal goals.  For example, a women looking for strength gains might be concerned primarily with the size of his/her muscles.  However, most people should use both the scale and the tape measure. But try not to be a slave to either instrument.  Instead, weigh yourself just once […]

Understanding Body Fat Analysis

Understanding Body Fat Analysis

UNDERSTANDING BODY FAT ANALYSIS By Gail Sas There is growing evidence that clearly links body composition with health risks and development of certain diseases.  New research indicates that fat loss, not weight loss, can extend human longevity. By measuring body composition rather then relying on the bathroom scale, a person’s health status can be more […]

How Important Is The Body Mass Index Evaluation?

How Important Is The Body Mass Index Evaluation?

Officially known as the Quetelet Index, the Body Mass Index is a widely used clinical assessment to determine the appropriateness of the person’s scale weight. However, this is another theory and just a guideline. Many factors contribute to the overall evaluation of whether a person is actually overweight or obese. Much of that has been […]