Don’t Be Afraid To Eat

The other day while walking down one of the aisles in the grocery store there was a traffic jam. I realized when I got through that it was caused by smart shoppers reading food labels. This, of course, is a great thing. It is so important to be an informed shopper and eater and know…

Snacking Smart

A smart snack can be a bridge between meals that can not only provide healthy nutrients, but also keep you from getting too hungry and overeating later. Can you remember a time when you went too long between meals and just felt ravenous.  How did that make you feel?  What kind of choices did you want to make at your next…

Practice Hara Hachi Bu

You are probably asking, “Hara hachi what?” The phrase Hara Hachi Bu is an Okinawan term which is a reminder to stop eating when your stomach is 80% full. Okinawans have one of the highest populations in the world of centenarians, people living to and beyond the age of 100.  Not only do they live long,…