Nutrition




Editorial: A healthy start or procrastinate?

Flawed last words of the health kick.

I know you have said and done it.  You plan to start a new diet or exercise plan.  Shortly after the start or a few weeks into the diet, you become distracted and reach for that comfort food.  It is just a small slip, and those words come out fo your mouth.  You should know what is coming next and I guarantee you have said it multiple times.  If you haven’t, I will take my hat off to you.  

 


List: Solutions to Avoid the Travel Binging

How to avoid overeating while traveling.  

Traveling can create difficult obstacles to eating a healthy diet.  It may seem like the two are incompatible, and you may feel like just waiting until after the holiday season or your big trip.  The stress of traffic and being in the care with your family are natural triggers to snacking and binging.   Fast food restaurants are the minefield along the open road.  At home,  restaurants can make it difficult to stick with your plans, but, on the road, they are nearly impossible to avoid. You are in a hurry to get back on the road; they can be especially enticing to maintain your timeline. 

 


My resolution or evolution: 2019

I started last year like any other by creating a New Year’s Resolutions.  I planned to be healthier and for this, I was partially successful.  I did well for the first 4-6 months and then I began to be less successful.   As soon as I returned to live with my family (we were separated for 2 years because of my job), my unhealthy habits returned.  Maybe my goals are overly ambitious.  I only have myself to blame.  

 

List: Ten reasons to eat more chocolate

Reasons to eat more dark chocolate.

Do you really need a reason to eat more chocolate?  Probably not!  Chocolate is the ultimate comfort food.  Chocolate is one of the simple pleasures in life that has been tied to just about any benefit you can imagine.  People claim it can reduce stress, protect your heart, and acts as an aphrodisiac.  

 


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