Tag: obesity

Want to lose weight? Don’t skip breakfast

October 29, 2013 0 Comments
Want to lose weight? Don’t skip breakfast

By Betty Murray            This won’t be the last time you’ll here this: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A new report from Cornell University muddies the water a bit about the importance of breakfast, but don’t let the results of the study fool you. Skipping breakfast is not […]

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More Healthy Fall Foods

November 9, 2012 0 Comments
More Healthy Fall Foods

By Betty Murray Daylight Savings Time has ended, Halloween is now behind us and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. With the cooler fall temperatures come some of my favorite fall vegetables. Many people equate fall holidays with weight gain, but there are a number of fall foods that are healthy and rich in nutrients. As [...]

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To lose weight, less is more when it comes to exercise

October 15, 2012 0 Comments
To lose weight, less is more when it comes to exercise

By Betty Murray If you’re looking to lose weight by working out, you will likely be disappointed in the results. Are you in denial that you need to change your eating habits in and exercise regularly to lose weight? Over the years, multiple studies have confirmed that exercise yields little weight loss when not combined with [...]

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The link between sugary drinks and genetic obesity

October 10, 2012 0 Comments
The link between sugary drinks and genetic obesity

By Betty Murray Sugary drinks may increase the effect of genes that predispose people to obesity, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Sugary drinks, including sports drinks and soda are directly related to increased weight gain. They are the largest single food source of calories in the country. According [...]

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How to reset your sleep schedule

September 27, 2012 0 Comments
How to reset your sleep schedule

By Betty Murray Is your sleep schedule out of whack after a summer of late nights? Are you still struggling to get your kids back into a routine with the start of a new school year. How much sleep you get each night plays a significant role in your body weight management. If you are finding [...]

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Healthy eating with a busy after school schedule

September 25, 2012 0 Comments
Healthy eating with a busy after school schedule

By Betty Murray A busy back to school schedule means cutting corners on healthy meals for many families. Do you find yourself ordering pizza for the family or sitting in the drive-thru lane more often now that school is back in session? When the kids get home from school, are you more likely to sit them [...]

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