Healthy Eating

Spring Cleaning for Sugar: Your Easy Sugar Detox for Better Health

by Jacquelyn J. Core JD PhD Detoxing from sugar can make you look and feel better, with substantial benefits to your long-term health. Detox might seem like a harsh word, but did you know that your body reacts to sugar like a drug? Here’s how you can kick the sugar habit for good. The Sugar…

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March 5, 2018

5 Reasons You Should Break Up With Sugar

by Jacquelyn J. Core JD PhD There are only 16 calories in a teaspoon of sugar… relatively few when you consider how many calories we consume in a day, but don’t get lulled into believing that sugar is harmless. Here are 5 reasons why you should dump sugar. 1. It’s hard to eat a little-…

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February 19, 2018

Why Weight Loss is More than Calories in and Calories out

by Jacquelyn J. Core JD PhD New Year, new you? That’s what we say at the YMCA. We also say that if we are just a little better at everything we do every day then it’s a win. So if we eat less calories, how could that NOT be a weight loss win? The reality…

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January 22, 2018

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
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
Holistic wellness

What Kale and Hyacinths Have in Common:

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November 9, 2017
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