The Sweetener Wars

People eat more sugar now than they ever have before and it shows in the waistlines of people all over the world; in the US alone people consume 400 times more sugar than they did in 19701. What is it that makes sugar so appealing and oftentimes addictive?  Understanding sugar’s addictive qualities and breaking a…

Run Your First 5K!

Even if you haven’t exercised in years, you can run your first 5k by May with a little dedication and hard work.  It is a good goal to have, especially if you have thought about running and just haven’t taken the time or given the energy to the task.   Where do you start?  Assuming your…

Feeling Stressed? Try Exercise!

According to the World Health Organization, health is “not only the absence of illness, but also a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being”1.  One of the wonderful things about exercise is that it helps you to improve all of the components of health. Do you find yourself lacking in mental wellness?  Are you…