What oil are you cooking with at home? The most common answer I hear is olive oil but is olive oil all it’s cracked up to be and is it the best oil to cook with. The answer is yes and no. The suitability of oils for frying has much to do with the, Read More

Christmas often becomes a traumatic time of year for people who are undertaking a wight loss program because of the constant barrage and temptation of food that comes their way. Generally it’s not what you eat on Christmas day itself. I definitely think you should have a leave pass for your diet for that day, Read More

February often marks the time when New Years Resolutions, made with all the best intentions, tend to fall by the wayside and old habits start to rear their ugly heads. Old habits really do die hard so its a good time to refer back to those resolutions and decide whether you really do want, Read More

Christmas is the time of year when the body can take a battering. Not only is December often filled with social engagements (and the drinking that goes along with it) but then comes the copious amounts of food that we are often compelled to eat. Well the good news is there are certain strategies, Read More

Inevitably the seasons change and spring turns to summer which is great for some because it means longer days, time outside and swimming. For others, it’s a dreaded time when they consider whether they can indeed fit into last year’s swimsuit. Which category do you fall into? It’s hard to lead an active lifestyle, Read More

This week (May 1st – May 7th) marks Heart Week this year so it seemed like the opportune time to discuss what natural measures can be taken to protect your cardiovascular system from the effects of high cholesterol and blood pressure such as heart attack and stroke. You can be working everyday to prevent, Read More