(CARLSBAD, CA) – The iced mocha in the morning, the Oreo cookie shake at lunchtime, the smoothie for a mid-afternoon snack, and the soda at dinnertime … they’re all part of the typical American diet. And they’re adding inches to our waistlines at an alarming rate! Liquid calories, those we take in from beverages, are one of the worst diet disasters of the 21st century.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Working out can sometimes get a little monotonous. It’s hard enough to get the motivation to don your workout gear and head-off to the gym or your favorite jogging track. Add to that the constant repetition of the same steps, the same machines, the same scenery, and you may find your motivation for your daily calorie burn starting to wane.
(CARLSBAD, CA) – You’ve heard of heart-healthy exercise, but what about exercise for the brain? What if a particular type of exercise could actually boost your brain power? Would that make you more likely to jump on the treadmill or pick-up a pair of dumbbells?
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Frank Sinatra sang the immortal words, “Fairy tales can come true. It can happen to you, if you’re young at heart.” And while the definition of “young at heart” means different things to different people, the overall message remains the same. Why just exist if you can really live?
(CARLSBAD, CA) – Hypochondriacs: they’re often the butt of jokes or the subject of gossip. You know the type, from your worrywart grandmother who insists you wear a sweater on a warm summer day to your best friend who launches a Google search for signs of respiratory failure every time she sneezes or coughs.