BMI Calculations And Should We Pay Attention To Them?

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measurement of risk for disease. Basically, you take your weight over your height squared to get a number that is then put into a chart to give an idea of your health. I say "give an idea" because, like all things, it isn't always a perfect indicator. The biggest … Continue reading BMI Calculations And Should We Pay Attention To Them?

Isolated Vitamins VS Whole Food!

Being a Juice Plus distributor, I have been exposed to the big differences in fragmented, isolated vitamins and all the goodness that is in whole food. I always preface this by saying I truly believe the vitamin industry came about for a very good reason. It was evident we weren't getting the nutrition we needed … Continue reading Isolated Vitamins VS Whole Food!

Tell Me, When Is The Best Time To Start A Healthy Program?

"This just isn't a good time". "I have too much going on". "I won't be able to keep with it". Unfortunately, when you go into a healthy program with that in your mind, you won't be successful. Knowing what will work best for you is very important. However, don't fool yourself into thinking there is … Continue reading Tell Me, When Is The Best Time To Start A Healthy Program?

Of Course You Don’t HAVE TO Make Changes For Your Health!

When someone tells me I have to do something, no matter what it is, I usually jokingly respond "I don't HAVE TO do anything"! It is mostly a joke, but there is some truth to that. Most of the time, when people have a big challenge ahead of them, such as weight loss, a lot … Continue reading Of Course You Don’t HAVE TO Make Changes For Your Health!

Have A Healthy Relationship With Exercise!

It's interesting to see people evolve with exercise. During my 16 years at the YMCA, I had countless conversations with older adults who were very consistent with their workouts, and looked to have a great quality of life. I wanted to find out what the secret was to their success in the fitness world. Most … Continue reading Have A Healthy Relationship With Exercise!