• MAY 16, 2017
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    Medicinal Food

    Medicinal Food

    “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” ~ Hippocrates Blueberries are one of nature’s “super foods” that become more plentiful (and affordable) as summer approaches. These beautiful, plump blue gems are filled with antioxidants, probiotics, fibers and vitamins ~ they are a powerhouse of nutritious, disease-fighting nutrients. Dr. Amy Howell, a nutrition researcher at Rutgers
    • MAY 8, 2017
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    Weight Loss Struggles

    Weight Loss Struggles

    If you are feeling stuck or struggling for traction on your weight loss goals, we hope you'll consider these benefits of partnering with our WHS wellness center weight loss/health coach. Everyone deserves to feel happy, love their physical selves and enjoy good health! Accountability We all begin with strong determination to shed unhealthy weight; staying
    • MAY 1, 2017
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    Sugar Villian

    Sugar Villian

    A few decades ago, physicians and dieticians warned us to avoid fat and cholesterol. Food manufacturers dramatically increased sugar content to compensate for the lack of flavor that resulted from fat reduction in food. Next came the carbohydrate avoidance craze in the early 2000s. Now health experts are pointing to sugar overload as the root
    • APRIL 25, 2017
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    Breakfast Makes Champions?

    Breakfast Makes Champions?

    'Breakfast is the most important meal of the day' is a mantra we've heard for years. Does eating breakfast really boost metabolism and encourage weight loss? Are people who skip breakfast at a higher risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease? Research says no. Here's a good recap: http://bit.ly/25MAWO1 There are many benefits to
    • APRIL 18, 2017
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    Getting HealthiER Is Empowering

    For many people, the idea of getting fit (exercising, eating healthy foods) seems like a chore, something that (sigh) needs to be done. Giving-up favorite foods or drinks, finding time to exercise during a busy day, eating more vegetables (yuk) or choosing healthy options (tastes like cardboard) are accompanied with a grit-your-teeth-and-do-it attitude. A simple

    • MARCH 21, 2017
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    Emerging from Stuckness

    Emerging from Stuckness

    "Embrace the possibilities that come from change. Transformation can be  joyful." --Weight Loss Coach Gayle  When we think of ways we want to improve our lives, optimism and good intentions are usually abundant. Plans for weight loss and promises to exercise more are ubiquitous, especially when we embark on a wellness journey. Unfortunately, resolutions for