Tips and Tricks

Small changes can make a big difference!

Here you will find information about how to swap unhealthy choices for better ones, changing your thinking about food and exercise, and sneaky, easy ways to burn calories. Read on!

Thanksgiving tips!! Before you pig out this year, take a look at the following links:

How much exercise does it take to burn off that feast?? Check it out HERE!

How big is an actual serving of Thanksgiving dishes? Consult the slideshow HERE!

And finally...

Can you identify how many calories are being consumed? Quiz yourself HERE!

Arming yourself with knowledge before you belly up to the table can help prevent overeating. Enjoy, but avoid OVER indulging!

Is your cell phone harming you? Check out how to reduce your risk here


Sugar is one of the sneakiest ingredients in our food and beverages. It comes in all sorts of forms and names: 

agave nectar, barley malt, beet sugar, brown sugar,buttered syrup,cane-juice crystals,cane sugar,caramel,carob syrup, corn syrup, corn syrup solids, crystalline fructose, date sugar, dextran, dextrose, diatase, diastatic malt, ethyl maltol, evaporated cane juice, fructose, fruit juice, fruit juice concentrate, glucose, glucose solids, golden sugar, golden syrup, grape sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, honey, invert sugar, lactose, malt syrup, maltodextrin, maltose, mannitol, molasses, raw sugar, refiner's syrup, sorbitol, sorghum syrup, sucrose, syrup, turbinado sugar, yellow sugar.

Why is sugar bad?? Click here!


Thinking about having another doughnut? You may think again when you check out how much exercise it takes to burn it off! Check out the picture... is it really worth it?











Sitting all day can take a toll on your body. Here are some stretches you can do to ease the pain!