Birthday Bash

Friday was my birthday. And while I’ve enjoyed quite a few of them as the years have swept swiftly by, I, as always, enjoyed my special day. I’m a firm believer in that we should celebrate ourselves. And we’re never too old for birthdays. Why is it that so many of us...

Best way to increase calories?

HELP! Trying to increase calories the right way! I’m not certain why you want to increase your calories to 1800 to 2000 calories. That seems to be too much for you for weight loss. You may have more luck keeping around 1350 calories for weight loss. Please keep in...

Can too many peanuts hurt you?

Is too much peanuts bad? Can we have too much of even a good thing? The answer is yes. Moderation is key. While peanuts are mono-unsaturated fat which is heart healthy, they’re high in calories. Ten peanuts equal about 45 calories. If we consume too many calories, we...

Hate Healthy Food?

How can I eat healthier if I hate healthy food? I’m actually hearing you say that you like some healthy foods. That’s a positive! Spinach, grapes and apples are great choices. I’m also fine with potato and corn, as long as they only represent one-quarter of the plate....