cancer prevention

More Snowdays!!!!

Another big storm hit the Berkshires this week! And school closings are driving parents crazy. I don’t know about you, but I don’t remember so many snow days from my childhood. Either school officials call off school more quickly these days or my memories of snow days have gotten mixed u...

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Eat Healthy While Travelling!

Holy Veggies Batman! I just read in my copy of the Physician Committee News that 75% of restaurants at the nation’s busiest airports are offering at least one cholesterol-free, plant-based, fiber-packed meal, according to a new report from registered dietitians at the nonprofit Physicians Committe...

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Mindfulness Made Easy

We all know that life doesn’t always go the way we intend. In fact, little and big surprises seem to be always popping up, but when we learn to deal with them in a calm way, the road is less bumpy. Here are a couple of simple tools for relieving anxiety that take very little […]

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15 Minute Fitness Challenge!

Have you done a 30 Day Challenge yet? They’re quite popular, and fun! They’re also a great way to start a new workout plan because when you complete anything for 30 days, you have a much better chance of making it a permanent new habit; so let’s get started! Here’s my recomme...

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Ginger, Ginger Everywhere!

Drink ginger tea during these weeks of, uhh, overindulgence. As we head into the holidays. If you are eating, more than usual, when you wake up in the morning feeling like that overstuffed chair in grandma’s living room, don’t follow it up with French toast for breakfast; try sipping gin...

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Diets Don’t Work!

Last week’s news release of a study that proved diets don’t work made headlines, but in my opinion, should not have. Anyone that’s been on one knows that once you stop, you gain the weight back. Who needed a scientific study to tell us this!? All four of the top diet programs, Atki...

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Foods For Cancer Prevention

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, let’s talk food for better health! Most people know that berries are high in antioxidants, which help prevent cell damage; and that foods like nuts and cold water fish are high in Omega 3’s, which help prevent inflammation, in turn, keeping o...

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