10 Tips for a Healthier Weekend

Squeeze in a longer workout since you have a longer free time. Eat like it’s a weekdays Stick to your usual sleep schedule Get outdoors Fuel yourself for weekday success Limit your drinks!! Plan for relaxation Break the on-again, off-agaon diet mentality Weigh in Monday morning Plan for the week ahead.  

Why Walking Helps Us Think

In Vogue’s 1969 Christmas issue, Vladimir Nabokov offered some advice for teaching James Joyce’s “Ulysses”: “Instead of perpetuating the pretentious nonsense of Homeric, chromatic, and visceral chapter headings, instructors should prepare maps of Dublin with Bloom’s and Stephen’s intertwining itineraries clearly traced.” He drew a charming one himself. Several decades later, a Boston College English professor named Joseph Nugent and his colleagues put together an annotated Google map that shadows Stephen Dedalus and Leopold Bloom step by step. The Virginia Woolf Society of […]

Dairy & Diabetes Risk: New Thinking?

Dairy & Diabetes Risk: New Thinking? Some intriguing new research shows that dairy foods, perhaps even high-fat ones, may play a role in type 2 diabetesprevention. Although experts say it’s too soon to draw clear conclusions, the findings seem to run counter to current advice to people with diabetes, who are generally told to pick low- or non-fat dairy products. Recent studies on how dairy products might lower diabetes risk don’t all reach the same verdict. Nor […]

The Benefits of Fruit

Pineapples – Help digest food and build strong bones. Cherries – Contain Cyanidin and antioxidant that protects the body from cancer cells. Grapes – Improves the Nitric Oxide levels in the bloodstream, which reduces blood clots. Banana – The Amino Acid Tryptophan is found in Banana which reduces depression. Orange – The natural oil in Oranges keeps your skin looking young and fresh. Apple – The pectin can lower your bad cholesterol by 16% Lemon […]

12 Tips to Avoid Diabetes Complications

Choose Carbs Carefully Diabetes doesn’t mean you have to cut carbs completely. Choose carbohydrates that break down in the body slowly, providing steady energy. Reach for whole grains, beans, nuts, and fresh vegetables and fruits. Yes, you can eat fruit even though it’s sweet. It’s about eating the right amounts of carbohydrates at each meal. A registered dietitian can help you learn how much is right for you. Lose Weight If You Need To Start […]

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