LISA’S TAKE (January 2016)

Calorie and Quality…They Both Matter I recently spoke with someone who said that with regard to weight gain, it doesn’t matter where the calories come from. She suggested that eating a donut is no different than consuming a more nutritious food with the...

Brain Power

I’ve been teaching a nutrition class for senior adults for over seven years. We meet once a week. The majority of attendees have come to the class since it began. It’s awesome. We cover a lot of topics from diabetes to hypertension to stress management and kidney...

Birth of a Book

It’s not easy to write a book. I know. I’ve written two-and-a-half. Yes, there’s a half book in there. Many years ago I took a stab at writing a romance book called The Girl with the Kelly Green Scarf. From start to finish it was about eighty pages. Clearly, that’s...

Art of the Yo-Yo

Previously posted on Mythical Books Yo-Yo dieting. It’s so prevalent and has been a part of many of our lives. Have you lost weight on a diet only to gain the pounds your shed, perhaps even more, down the road? And then you tried dieting again only to repeat the...