Holiday Diet Tips: 5 Ways to Stay on Track

Holiday Diet Tips: 5 Ways to Stay on Track

You’ve tracked your food and exercise regularly for weeks or even months, and you’re living a healthier lifestyle that you’d like to keep for the long haul. However, for many, once the holidays roll around, all of those carefully developed habits fly ...
Are You Really Getting Enough Fiber?

Are You Really Getting Enough Fiber?

Fiber is the stuff that makes your digestion hum, but the average American ingests less than half of the recommended amount per day. Most of us easily manage about 12 grams, but recommendations for optimal health range from 20 to 35 grams of dietary ...
How Not to Hate Yourself This Thanksgiving

How Not to Hate Yourself This Thanksgiving

What I instruct myself before Thanksgiving dinner every year: “You’ll just eat the turkey breast and some vegetables and a few bites of your favorite starches. A sliver of pie. Then you’ll go running on Friday morning.” ...
Harnessing the Power of Gratitude

Harnessing the Power of Gratitude

Gratitude does not come easily to me. I’m a bit of a gratitude curmudgeon, a little resentful of having to dutifully cultivate an “attitude of gratitude.” But after doing more reading about what gratitude actually is, and especially after reading Bre ...