foods that build muscle mass

Foods That Help You Build Lean Muscle!

Did you know that more than 600 muscles work together as a team, every day, to keep your body moving and its internal systems functioning? The rhythm of your breathing, pumping the blood through your body, and keeping your organs functioning properly are all the responsibility of your muscles. It’s easy to see, then, how keeping the…

Healthy Recipe for Weight Loss

Lemony Shrimp and Bean Stew

This recipe is from the New York Times Cooking Section AND it’s delicious! INGREDIENTS: 1 teaspoon fresh lemon zest and 2 tablespoons juice 1 teaspoon sweet or smoked paprika 2 garlic cloves, grated Kosher salt and black pepper 1 pound peeled, deveined large shrimp (tails removed) 4 tablespoons unsalted butter (1/2 stick) (Or, I used 2 Tbs butter and…

No Diet Weight Loss

No Diet Weight Loss? YES!

Have you ever wondered why the latest diets or work out plans just don’t work for you? You are not alone. Lots of us over the age of 50 are discouraged when attempting to figure out HOW to get back into shape. There is so much information about this work out, that work out, Keto…

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Rough Year So Far…

Here we are, a week and a half into the new year. It’s been a bit rough so far, hasn’t it? When I sat down to write this, I looked at what’s going on in the world, the holidays this month, etc. It’s always a bit fun, as, sometimes, the holiday of the day is…

What Is a Healthy Fat and HOW MUCH Is a Serving?

I often get asked about fat free diets and what is a good vs. bad fat. Also, people don’t seem to know what a serving truly is. So, I have put together some info for you today that is short and sweet and easy to remember. You can even print this and keep it in…

The 4 Lies The Food Industry Is Selling Us!

Today I have a guest post from my friend and colleague Dr. Mark Hyman: Food can energize, heal, repair, and uplift us. Every bite you take creates a powerful opportunity to create health or promote disease. Unfortunately, most of us find nutrition confusing. While many things play into that confusion, misinformation, poor reporting, and personal…

Can Your Mind Really Heal Your Body?

I’m sure you’ve heard things said before like, “mind over body” or, “your mind can heal anything,” but do you ever think to yourself, “that’s easier said than done!” After all, if you’re like most people, you don’t have time to sit around like a Buddist Monk, meditating for hours a day, focusing on healing your…

Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet!

With the start of each new year, many of us take an inventory of what we’ve accomplished in the past year, contemplate where we’d like to go this year, and then set some goals for ourselves. It’s a tradition that has been around for at least as long as I’ve been alive… The problem is…