Fresh Press Pickings for April

Click below to stay fresh on Laura’s recent media adventures: The 5 E’s Of Easy Eating Healthy on PageDaily Top Five Servingware Products for a HealthyKid-Friendly Kitchen on MomsTown Laura Dishes on Kiss Feeding with HLN: Meat Your Match: Does Beef Really Kill? on Zeel 9 Ways to Sneak Nutrient-Dense Foods Into Your Diet on Zeel [...]

Bariatric Surgery and Diabetes

Bariatric surgery can reverse Diabetes, but The Endocrine Society recommends people take caution before taking extreme actions.   Two points I found interesting include: Remission in diabetes may be a result of the hormonal changes in the intestines after bariatric surgery. “Observational studies have suggested that weight loss surgery can rapidly improve glycemic control and [...]

Michelle Obama says Let’s Move!

Laura’s Take on the Let’s Move! Campaign. Listen to Laura talk with Rita Cosby on wor710.com on 2/1/2012 or via podcast. As a leader Michelle Obama is in a unique and powerful position to empower Americans to live healthier lives. She can influence food companies to provide less processed, higher quality foods to schools and [...]

The Hollywood Image

Beauty Redefined Sticky-Notes

The Hollywood image that’s plastered everywhere—online, on TV, in magazines– is simply not realistic and can be harmful. Yet, it’s what some women and men strive for. They may see how skinny Demi Moore or LeAnn Rimes have gotten and think this is the ideal. I want to remind everyone that most people do not [...]

If you make resolutions, vow to choose these:

Vow to: Take One Step at a Time. Are you thinking about your 2012 resolutions? Consider this: Rather than making brash diet resolutions, make small changes in your intake instead to prevent the feeling of deprivation or a potential binge. For example, if you are feeling guilty from over-consuming during the holidays, identify one thing [...]