Personal Health – Body Mass Index Can Be Misleading – NYTimes.com

“B.M.I. for short, is a crude measure of fatness in individuals.” via Personal Health – Body Mass Index Can Be Misleading – NYTimes.com. This is why, in my programs, we use  a full body composition analysis, which includes not only BMI (Body Mass Index) but BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate), hydration, and a segmental analysis (bodyContinue reading “Personal Health – Body Mass Index Can Be Misleading – NYTimes.com”

Vital Signs – Nutrition – Study Finds Eating Nuts Helps Cholesterol – NYTimes.com

Vital Signs – Nutrition – Study Finds Eating Nuts Helps Cholesterol – NYTimes.com. Lose your fear of fats! A handful of nuts is a great snack, with a perfect balance of protein, healthy fat, and complex carbs, yet I still find so many people avoid them because they think of nuts as “fattening”.  Study afterContinue reading “Vital Signs – Nutrition – Study Finds Eating Nuts Helps Cholesterol – NYTimes.com”

Get Healthy to Lose Weight!

If you feel like you have done everything right—with no success. If you have found that watching your diet and limiting calories, even with exercise, does not work. You are not alone. If you have had this experience, it is not your fault! So many people have tried dieting, tried exercise, and still have not successfully gotten to the weight and body composition they know they could have. One of my specialties is helping people identify the problems that have kept them from succeeding in the past, and helping them finally succeed in reaching—and even surpassing—their goals.

Women: How to make your 40s and 50s fabulous

Is it true that, for women, aging means gaining weight, lost libido, thinning hair and increasing aches, pains and physical woes? Absolutely not! This can be a wonderful time of life, if women learn to take care of themselves as well as they’ve taken care of everyone else in the decades before.