Tag: processed foods

Keeping the Weight Off

  Whether easy or not, it can be challenging to keep your weight loss from creeping back! It is an issue for all who have experienced the extra pounds of fat stores clinging to their body. I am not an exception either. It is…

Tips for Self Care

Self care is the foundation of fitness and wellness. Both are part of self care. Some tip ideas. . . Take 5+ minutes a day to still your mind. Walk a little further each day. Turn off the television by 9 pm. Go to…

Food is Energy

Food is energy for our bodies. What we put in shows in our energy levels, health, and feelings. Our level of wellness is directly reflected by our food choices. Processed foods are high in sodium (salt), refined sugar (usually sugar beet), and chemicals. It’s…

It Takes Belief

To change, we must believe we can change. Every fiber of our being needs to be on-board for change, especially when it is a major lifestyle change! The biggest yet littlest way to change is to start with one small item. It could be…

All or Nothing?

Often, we approach changing with absolutes. There is nothing in the world that is truly black and white, except in the world of art. Do you want to change? Lose weight? Eat better? Get in shape? Something else. . . Extra weight seems to…

Timing. . .

It’s easy to think about losing weight or improving fitness. It’s really easy to talk about it. It’s more difficult to find the time and energy to commit to a lifestyle change. After talking the talk, we need to decide to walk the walk….

Dietary Changes for the New Year

I believe that our over-all wellness and health are directly connected to what we eat. Our bodies require certain nutrients to be healthy, and it is easy in the modern world to lose sight of this. We are busy, and we trust the food…