Real People. Real Weight Loss.®

Helping Millions to Take Off Pounds Sensibly Since 1948.

Wellness Wednesday

Category Archives: Health

Wellness Wednesday Favorites – Part 2

sketch of red crayon heart on white background

I’m blown away by all of the heartfelt comments and messages I received from my previous post! Your kind words mean the world to me. As promised, here are five more of my favorite posts from over the years. 10 … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Motivation, Nutrition, Stress, Wellness | 3 Comments

Curious About the Low FODMAP Diet? Do a Gut Check

This blog originally ran in August 2019 and features registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Lori Lehnert as a special guest blogger. Abdominal pain, bloating, constant gassiness, diarrhea and constipation are not exactly everyone’s favorite topics to discuss in public. However, … Continue reading

Posted in Featured, Health, Nutrition | 6 Comments

3 Breathing Exercises to Ease Stress

woman doing breathing exercises

Pause for a moment and take a deep breath in through your nose, and out through your mouth. Close your eyes and repeat this two more times, focusing on slow and controlled breaths. Sometimes in our pursuit of health and … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Stress, Wellness | Leave a comment

This Type of Workout Can Be Done Anywhere

clock, yoga mat, and dumbbells on table

June is coming to a close (how did that happen?) and you may find your schedule continuing to fill up. This can make it difficult to fit in fitness. But if you have 10 minutes, room to move, and a … Continue reading

Posted in Fitness, Health, Wellness | 6 Comments

4 Questions and Answers About Protein

bowls of vegan protein sources

All calories come from four places in our diets: carbohydrates, fat, protein and alcohol. In the 1990s, low-fat diets and foods were everywhere you turned and, more recently, carbs have come under fire. Protein never seems to get much negative … Continue reading

Posted in Health, News, Nutrition | 8 Comments

4 Ways to Stretch Your Food Dollars in 2021

saving money on healthy food

I’ve never been known for my stellar budgeting skills (my husband can confirm this). But during a time when watching our dollars spent feels more critical than ever, I’m slowly learning to be more mindful of how much I’m spending … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Wellness | 11 Comments

Wellness Wednesday Has Gone to the Dogs (and Cats)

two dogs running out of an open gate

If you’ve dropped by this blog before, you may have noticed that I love animals. I’ve featured dogs, more dogs and even goats. 2020 has given me a deeper appreciation for my pets and all of the comfort they bring, … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Wellness | 2 Comments

Protect Yourself … and Your Health This Holiday Season

boost your immune system with holistic products

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to moderate a webinar all about the immune system with TOPS Medical Editor Dr. Vidya Kidambi. She tackled the topic of supplements and gave a refreshing reality check on whether or not these … Continue reading

Posted in Health, News, Nutrition | Leave a comment

Garden of Weedin’

pulling weeds in a spring garden

This past weekend was a painful reminder of how important it is to always have basic first aid supplies on hand. While pulling weeds in my garden, I accidentally rolled off of a loose landscaping block and tumbled to the … Continue reading

Posted in Health | 17 Comments