Archives: Jan '18

The Fight Over Food Choices. Demystifying What to Buy

by Jacquelyn J. Core JD PhD Fresh is best. Right? Not exactly. Or at least it’s not that simple. What if you don’t have access to fresh or frozen produce? When buying whole foods it is often hard to make choices as to how to get the best nutrition. Here is some guidance to help…

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January 15, 2018

In 2018, Party Like It’s 1968

by Jacquelyn J. Core JD PhD Want to stay thin in the new year? Take some wisdom from your mom and dad, and return to an earlier time. Research now shows us that, while coming to the Y will help you get the 150 minutes of recommended weekly exercise, the best way to ensure longevity…

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January 8, 2018
stop eating-diet tips

Stop Eating! The Only Two Ways to Feel Full

by Jacquelyn J. Core JD PhD Gallons of lettuce have LESS calories than a single Big Mac. Think about what else you might eat if you ate a Big Mac… maybe fries and a coke? Then think about whether you COULD eat three heads of romaine lettuce. Calories are not what make us feel full.…

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January 1, 2018
how to lose weight when diets fail

How to Lose Weight when Diets Fail

by Jacquelyn J. Core JD PhD Many people have tried a diet to lose weight, and for many a diet worked. Most of those have tried more than one, and goodness knows there are plenty. For nearly all who have lost weight, it has been regained. Sound familiar? As the US obesity rate rises, what…

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December 26, 2017

Surviving the Holidays

by Jacquelyn J. Core JD PhD As Christmas approaches the air is filled with the scents of cinnamon and pine, houses twinkle with seemingly never-ending strings of lights, and presents rest under our trees. It’s the most wonderful time of the year… except for the charges on your credit card, the search for the perfect…

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December 18, 2017
how to get restorative sleep

Why the sheets matter… aka How to get restorative sleep

by Jacquelyn J. Core JD PhD If you are like me you are on a constant quest to find enough, good, quality sleep. My problem is that sleep gets added to a long and busy to do list. That same list keeps me firing on all cylinders. When we get and stay moving at a…

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December 11, 2017
Seasonal affective disorder

Putting Seasonally Affected Order in Your Life: Five Easy Ways to Combat the Winter Blues

by Jacquelyn J. Core JD PhD This time of year as the days get shorter many of us feel the effects of vitamin D deficiency. While I find a cozy bliss in sheltering at home and practicing the Danish art of hygge not everyone shares my love of the winter clime. I remember walking through…

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December 4, 2017
fall seasonal cooking recipe

Seasonal Cooking: An Easy Recipe to Make the Most of Fall’s Bounty

by Jacquelyn J. Core JD PhD All that talk last week about seasonal eating has me thinking about seasonal cooking. Fall is for more than just turkey and pumpkin pie, although those are nice as well. Because I do not eat a lot of meat, when traveling I often end up eating many salads. In…

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November 27, 2017
Mindful gratitude and core strength

“Planksgiving:” The Practice of Mindful Gratitude… and Core Strength

by Jacquelyn J. Core JD PhD Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite holiday. From crisp autumn mornings with my hands wrapped around a steaming cup of coffee, wool scarf around my neck, fighting off the frost with a good sweater, to the aroma of pumpkin pie and the moment the cork comes out of the Gaja…

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November 20, 2017
Holistic wellness

What Kale and Hyacinths Have in Common:

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November 9, 2017
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