(CARLSBAD, CA) – It’s a new year. Time for resolutions. Time for making changes. And if you’re like most Americans, your goals may include dropping a few pounds. So, you stock your fridge with fresh fruits and veggies, and you tell your family of your plans to steer clear of the breadbasket. But, is that enough?
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Energy bars, power drinks, gel packs, and powder mixes. It’s a mass market for pre-workout snacks and beverages these days. But, do you really need all these? Not if you’re choosing the right foods.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Whew! What a day! Your daughter forgot her clarinet, but you rushed it down to school. Your husband needs a root canal, and you scheduled it with the dentist. Your dog was due for an annual check-up, so you squeezed in a visit to the vet. Your boss requested lunch for 15 executives at the last minute, and you brought the caterers to the rescue. At the end of the day, you managed to make dinner, run a load of laundry, check the kids’ homework, and return three phone calls. You did it! Everyone’s needs were met. Or were they? Did you get a chance to take care of yourself today?
(CARLSBAD, CA) – What do you picture when you think of a heart attack? Perhaps it’s the “Hollywood Heart Attack” scenario, whereby someone clutches his chest in pain and collapses to the floor. Whatever your picture, most people tend to see the victim of the heart attack with one common factor – the victim is usually male. And this is where the problem lies.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – “Mom, can I have a cookie?” Before you answer “yes” to this question the next time it comes around, you may want to think about the long-term effects, beyond cookie crumbs on the carpet or teeth that need brushing. Kids are getting heavier every year in America, and dozens of health complications are accompanying the weight gain.