Fed Up, Inc.

March 14, 2012


We like this site: www.FedUpinc.org  It focusses on educating young girls and boys about a healthy body image and awareness. It’s hardly surprising that with all the media focus on our bodies, how we look, and diets, a lot of our young people (and some not so young people) are getting the wrong idea. Being […]

Posted in: Statistics

It’s not on the menu, but…

March 13, 2012


A while ago JM (Jesse Medeiros, the trainer) discovered the benefits of being a ‘gold’ card member at Starbucks. To his credit, he’s not one to addict to the super fruity or sweet syrupy drinks they offer. It’s usually a coffee (straight up) or sometimes a green tea. But if you happen to have a gold […]

Posted in: Make it fun!

Just Dance

March 12, 2012


I’m getting a lotta love from the blogging community on the Fit Life page so I think that means I need to update it a little more often. Here’s today’s tip on an easy way to stay fit. Just Dance. This uber-fun little workout will have you working up a sweat to keep up with the […]

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Coconut Granola Bars…yuuuuhummm!

October 14, 2011


Disclosure: NOT MY RECIPE buy very very good! Kid friendly too 🙂 Belongs to a Martha Rose Shuman who presents food that is vibrant and light, full of nutrients, but by no means aesthetic (her words, not mine!) 1/4 cup canola oil, plus additional for the pan and for your hands 7 ounces (2 cups) rolled […]

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Take your vitamins! Or don’t?

October 13, 2011


Ok, in all fairness, I have to disclose a few things. The first being that I’m the ultimate skeptic.  It didn’t surprise me in the slightest to read the most recent data on the effectiveness of taking extra doses of vitamins. What did surprise me, was that there may be a risk involved.  According to […]

Posted in: Mindfullness

Get your (morning) Joe

September 27, 2011


Good morning! I hope you had your coffee today.  A new study confirms what medical experts around the world have long suspected…coffee makes us feel better, and the mood elevating (read: ability to move at 6 a.m.) effects are more than temporary. Dr. Albert Ascherio, an author of the study and professor of epidemiology and […]

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