Stressed and cope with food? My Emotional Eating Workshop can help

If you’ve ever struggled with weight loss due to stress and emotional eating, an upcoming local Arizona workshop can help. https://www.instagram.com/p/BIX4kEDhdZw/ My workshop called “Coping with Food: Overcoming Emotional Eating” will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Herbalicious of Arizona (423 N Florence St, Casa Grande, AZ 85122). Cost is [...]

Patriotic Pigments: Eat your red, white & blue!

  Looking down at my breakfast this morning, luscious berries in a cushion of oatmeal, I was suddenly overcome with patriotism. Well, at least I was struck by the patriotic resemblance to our nation's red, white and blue banner as Fourth of July nears. And so, I became inspired to talk about the colors in our [...]

Depressed? How to tell, and mood-lifting lifestyle tips

Signs & Symptoms for Depression You have an ongoing sense of hopelessness or feel helpless You are always tired You’ve experienced changes in your sleeping (e.g. insomnia or sleeping too much) and eating patterns (severe weight loss/weight gain) You have difficulty concentrating or remembering things You no longer enjoy usual pastimes, events, or friends and [...]

4 things you should know about supplement safety

Herbal and dietary supplements are topping the list of perceived natural over-the-counter alternatives to pharmaceutical drugs. But the idea of supplements as being “natural” can also be misleading.

USDA unveils new online weight planning tool

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) have partnered to add the NIH Body Weight Planner to USDA's SuperTracker online tool as a goal-setting resource to help people achieve and stay at a healthy weight. Created in 2011, the SuperTracker tool empowers people to build a healthier diet, [...]