What’s Making Me Laugh This Week

Fairly often, I share tips about lightening up recipes and making lighter choices at restaurants. But I think it’s about time to lighten up the mood! This isn’t totally off topic, because studies have shown that laughter has been linked to reduced heart disease risk and lower stress levels. Plus, the things that are making me chuckle are all about health and fitness! Yes, as I explained on Tuesday, it’s always a ...continue reading

Nosh on Five November Magazine Bites

The chillier temps (including some snow!) inspired me to spend a bit more time indoors early this November scouring my favorite magazines for the newsiest bits. So here are five wellness-related facts that caught my eye that will hopefully inspire you to stay healthy all November and beyond! You might see signs for “yam” and “sweet potato” used interchangeably while grocery shopping pre-Thanksgiving. But  FITNESS ...continue reading

Five Fantastic Fall Health Magazine Bites

October traditionally kicks off the holiday season—Halloween rolls around at the end of the month, holiday decorations roll out in stores (if you can believe it!) and Thanksgiving isn’t too far behind. But the healthy habits you’ve been working so hard on since last January don’t have to be put on the back burner. That’s why I corralled these fantastic tips from October magazines that will help you keep portions ...continue reading

Four September Magazine Bites for a Healthier You

When I stepped outside early this morning to head to the park for the FITNESS Mind, Body, Spirit Games, the crisp air made it very evident that summer is over and the cooler, less outdoorsy and more indulgent months are on the way! So while it may be time to retire your swimsuit for the season in most parts of the country, it doesn’t mean that it’s time to put your healthy habits on hold. Keep reading for four fun facts from ...continue reading

Four Must-Know Facts From July’s Magazines

While many folks are off vacationing, our favorite magazines are still hard at work sharing helpful hints this summer (nothing else compares for a beach read, right?)! This month, my favorite periodicals dished about a homemade soother for a sunburned face, a healthier BBQ entree and more. Save your red mug. Low on aloe? Look in your fridge for a scorched skin antidote this summer. Rub a frozen grape sliced in half on your face if your ...continue reading

Five Fresh Magazine Bites: June Edition!

June’s health-minded magazines have arrived, and I have sifted through them and uncovered five fascinating facts, which I’m sharing with you today! Read on for more about making smart snacking and clearing up contact replacement. Check the clock! 3:23 p.m. is apparently the time when dieters are most tempted to pick up a decadent treat, according to Health. Being aware of when, where and why you have the most trouble making ...continue reading