My colleague Beth walked in the office last week and I immediately noticed a new toy on her arm…an activity tracker. Wireless bracelets, watches or clip on activity trackers are high tech pedometers on steroids.
Did you know that if you eat before strength training, you’ll burn more calories? Consuming calories pre workout gives you an energy boost so you don’t poop out as quickly allowing you to workout stronger and longer. Here’s your easy plan: Eat a couple of hours before your workout. If the snack is smaller, one hour ahead […]
You’re going to love the new research on blueberries. Did you know that the prevalence of high blood pressure in women after menopause exceeds that of men?
A physician friend of mine asked me about krill oil as a source of omega-3 fats for her patients. You may be wondering if it’s right for you too. Krill oil comes from krill, very small crustaceans from the sea (think family of shrimp and scallops) and it’s processed into a gel capsule. Krill are […]