I am not talking about double blind studies, or saying researchers are blind, but what they have in common is that they are looking at single data points of a whole picture. You probably know the parable of the three blind men and an elephant. Each one is touching the elephant and explaining what an … Read more What do three blind men and research have in common?
I guess your first response is “I understand the lost art of cooking, but what do you mean by grateful cooking?” Yes, we seem to have lost the art of cooking, but we have also lost the art of gratefulness. We think about what will “make us happy”, or stimulate our tastebuds, or complete our … Read more The Lost Art of Grateful Cooking
The New Year is here, and many people think of all the changes they are going to make this year. Resolutions are talked about for most of the month of January. This is the time when gyms get crowded…for the first three weeks of January, then it thins out again. I believe this is indicative … Read more My Year of Transition
You may have heard how healthful bone broth, or stock, can be, but have you made your own? With many people cooking turkeys for Christmas, now is a great time to learn how to make your own. If you already know how to make bone broth, I have an amazingly healthful winter soup recipe you … Read more Use that turkey carcass!
Patti Bealer Health You can health at any age! This month’s challenge: Eat Responsibly! It is the Holiday Season and we have so many celebrations, whether official, traditional or spontaneous, that give us cause to eat. Not just eat, but to eat out of control. Between the social settings, the family dynamics and … Read more Eat Responsibly!
If you are like me, you may struggle with me on adding movement into your life. Movement is something we seem to avoid at all costs in our current environment. Heaven forbid we actually get up to change the channel on the tv! Mowing the lawn used to be a good workout, now we ride … Read more Adding movement to your life
Why do we pack on the pounds during the holidays, and what do we do about it? There are some statistics that indicate that the “average” American gains between 7 – 10 pounds of weight just during the holiday season, which basically covers Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. There are other holidays in there, and I … Read more Dealing with the holiday eating frenzy!
Do you find yourself at the office potluck or a social gathering reaching for food to make you feel comfortable? Take my Party Challenge! One of the issues with gatherings is they usually have less than healthy food choices. Another one is you may not know very many of the people there, and the person … Read more Holiday Party Challenge
Are you one of the many of us that gain Holiday weight? Have you noticed that when we go from the hot summer weather to the cooler fall temperatures, we start looking for those warm, sweet comfort foods? Remember my article Just Say No? I warned that when the holiday season starts, we start finding … Read more The Weight Gain Season Has Started!
Are you looking forward to the Holidays, but not gaining all that weight? We know the Holidays usually means an extra 6 pounds to take off in January, but how do we avoid that and not end up with a dreary January? When Fall comes around, so does “that atmosphere”! It’s an exciting atmosphere of … Read more Surviving the Holidays Without Weight Gain!