If it's the weekend or a vaca day, I don't sleep in but like to prepare an extra large cup of coffee and laze around meditating or reading devotionals. That means breakfast turns into brunch. Brunch can be any range of foods really, but I prefer something hearty, savory and a little sweet. This combo … Continue reading Brunching!
Here's food for thought. What do you think about partnerships between food industries and dietitians or other health professionals (who may also be social media influencers)? It can be fun to promote new products and, more enticingly, earn decent dough. Partnerships can also significantly boost one's social media presence. But does it feel a bit … Continue reading Dietitians: What about Industry Partnerships?
Holidays should never be associated with guilt. But in my nutrition clinic as the fall approaches, I can hear growing apprehension from some patients about the food. All the amazing decadent glorious food! There are endless articles on how to prevent or slow down holiday pounds, but a once-yearly strategy may only add to the … Continue reading The No-Guilt Holiday – Really!
I talk a lot about protein in the clinic. It’s a major macronutrient; "macro" means that our bodies need it every day because it's essential for almost every cell in the body to function. Protein is used to make muscles, skin and hormones. In some cases, people get too much protein: maybe fitness-minded folks who … Continue reading Where’s the Protein?
Who ever thought that kicking and punching could become a fitness trend? Martial arts and karate have been around a long time but they seem intimidating and too serious. My first kickboxing workout was at a gym taught by a tiny but fierce instructor who had trained competitively in martial arts, mostly Muay Thai. I … Continue reading Best Online Kickboxing Workouts
Fitness dance classes like Zumba, Body Jam, BollyX and others have always been popular in the Boston area with super-loyal followers. Speak to any dance fitness instructor and they'll describe long-term devotees who've attended their classes for 10+ years! I had taught my same cardio dance class (then changed to Zumba then changed to Remix) … Continue reading Missing Dance Workouts?