Friday, May 24th, 2019

Health rss

  • Going Green with Nutrition!


    “There's so much pollution in the air now that if it weren't for our lungs, there'd be no place to put it all.” Robert Orben

    Are you aware that your daily food choices have an impact on the environment? Pesticide use on farms, food packaging, and gasoline used for transporting food all contribute to the health of our planet – our land, air, and water quality that we take for granted every day.

    The very first Earth Day, which was held on April 22, 1970, led to the passage of the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, and many other environmental laws since then. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) was also created as a result of the first Earth Day.

    Mother Earth still needs our help though, and following are some simple tips on how you can contribute:

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 4/03/11 ]
  • Energize Your Workday by Eating Well


    Do you want more energy? Want to increase your productivity? It may be as simple as making a few changes in your eating habits! Nicole Yamanaka, nutritionist expert, gives simple tips for making small changes in your daily life that will have a huge impact on how you feel.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 3/22/11 ]
  • Self-Esteem and a New Culture of Women


    In her first article for EWM, Carmen Jubinville, a Body Image Coach, touches on why she started her company, “Body Love,” and explores the concept of learning to love yourself better and find happiness from within.

    [ Read More ] • [ 10 Comments ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 3/21/11 ]
  • Get the Scoop on Sugar Substitutes


    Corinne Kantor gives you the inside scoop on sugar substitutes, including the ‘acceptable’ daily dose of each type, their possible side effects, and how to cook with them. She then follows up with an assignment you can do in your very own kitchen.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 3/14/11 ]
  • Being Healthy: Body Weight versus Body Fat Percentage


    Do you get frustrated when you are dieting and the number on your scale is continuously going UP instead of down? Do you know what Body Weight Percentage is, how to measure it, and how it compares to BMI? Corinne Kantor, “The Food Cop,” explains everything you need to know to take charge of the scale once and for all.

    [ Read More ] • [ 2 Comments ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 2/07/11 ]
  • Are you REALLY Ready for a Stronger, Sexier you?


    It’s that time of year again when you’re making new plans and goals. And maybe your New Year’s Resolution includes ‘getting in shape’ to become a stronger, sexier you. Nicole Yamanka of Le Physique asks: Are you SURE you want that? And if you’re sure, then how much WORK are you willing to do to realize your goals?

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 1/04/11 ]
  • Top 3 Weight-Gaining Mistakes to Avoid During Holidays


    Personal Trainer, Nicole Yamanaka, reveals the top three mistakes busy professional women make that pack on the pounds during the holidays and what YOU can do to stay fit and healthy. She includes three “anytime, anywhere” exercises that are simple but effective.

    [ Read More ] • [ 2 Comments ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 12/13/10 ]
  • Fitness and Exercise 101


    Starting a new fitness regime can seem daunting at the best of times, but if you’re an entrepreneur or a student (or both!) with a limited budget, doing your research before you commit can help you choose the best program for you. Nicole Yamanaka, personal trainer, explains some of the terms you’ll come across along the way.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 9/13/10 ]
  • Life Balance and Exercise


    Regular exercise can really help with your life balance – it helps you sleep better and feel better – but sometimes, it can seem like just another stressful task that’s eating up your time. Here are two easy programs to help you "FITT" it into your busy life.

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 7/05/10 ]
  • Kids and Exercise: Fitting it in


    I meet a lot of busy parents that ask me if I can help them get in shape or how to exercise with a busy family schedule. I tend to hear a few common themes, important to moms; “I can’t seem to fit in exercise in my parenting routine,” “I want to be able to keep up with my kids,” and “I want to set a good example for my children.”

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 5/03/10 ]
  • Managing stress through Exercise and Nutrition


    You’ve heard it before: “Exercise causes the body to release a chemical called endorphins, also known as ‘feel good’ hormones…” Well, it’s true. Endorphins have the effect of reducing pain and can cause a state of euphoria, similar to those after eating chocolate. Hmm, let’s try a healthier example – after a good workout, like a “runner’s high.”

    [ Read More ] • [ 2 Comments ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 3/01/10 ]
  • Which Fitness Personality are you?


    It’s the New Year! Try as we might, the allure of making New Year’s resolutions is strong, and media will push fitness at you like some kind of religion. How do you navigate the overwhelming exercise options?

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 1/03/10 ]
  • Nutrition on the Go


    Do you find it difficult to prepare quick and nutritious meals for yourself? Is it easier to make that decision as you stare at the open fridge door for 10 minutes?

    [ Read More ] • [ 1 Comment ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 10/20/09 ]