Tag Archives: weight control

Menopause and Weight Gain and/or Loss

Menopause and its affect on a woman’s weight is discussed often and understood less. Myth-information is everywhere and no wonder, there’s money to be made getting women to believe what’s not true. It’s a common myth to believe that menopause causes weight gain. Look at the back of any women’s magazine and count all the […]

Chico is 5 Today!

My little buddy, Chico, is 5 today! I shop a lot at Chico’s, but I didn’t name my dog after my favorite clothing store! Their sizing, however, is genius! I wear size 1 jeans! … but I digress…. I have been a Pitbull fan for years and considered naming him Pitbull, but it just wasn’t […]

How to Stop Your Obesity Genes From Expressing Themselves

Today’s “obesity” genes are yesteryear’s “survival” genes. In a prehistoric world, the more survival genes we had the better we fared. Our instincts told us to forage for food, eat the food we find and keep eating until it’s gone so that we can have a little stored energy (body fat) for times when food […]

Trying to be the Animal I Was Born to Be!

Research conducted with 18-month-old to 5-year-old children showed that young kids can balance calories to energy needs. Scientists came to the conclusion by monitoring the food consumed by children at a university lab/daycare facility. The children were put into two groups. One group was offered a snack of whole yogurt. The other group was served […]

Easter Eating and Staying On Track!

Easter is coming. The candies are shaped like eggs. Their normally brown wrappers have been transformed into flower-covered, beautiful pastels! They look even more tempting and delicious than normal. Jelly beans are in bowls everywhere you look. It easy to scoop up a few and eat them without so much as a thought. Easter candy […]