The Epidemic of Diabetes

Hydrate with water, not soda

Regardless of weight and age, America is heading towards a Diabetes epidemic. Americans must change their lifestyles by moving more, and eating less. Diabetes does not discriminate based on overall weight. America needs to focus on decreasing belly fat, specifically, eating less processed food and moving more.   Based on the study reported in the [...]

Tips to Avoid Mindless Eating

In 2009, I attended a seminar Turning Mindless Eating tm Into Mindless Weight Loss taught by Brian Wansink, PhD Food Psychologist at the Cornell Food and Brand Lab. Here are the tips I learned: Tips to Avoid Mindless Eating Repackage snacks into individual sized bags to prevent overconsumption. Larger containers make us more likely to [...]

The Best NYC Bites

The experience of eating can be more than fulfilling a basic need. Eating is a sensory experience that can be admired and appreciated whether it is touch, taste, sound, smell and or sight. Eating in moderation is more attainable when being mindful of the five sensory experiences. Dining at a 3 star or even one [...]