Woman choosing between apple and donutHabits are the fabric of our lives. Think of the time and effort we save because of them. Once a habitual act is ingrained in us we no longer have to think about it – we just do it! And we do it very efficiently and effectively because of all the repetition. Therefore, it only makes sense that, to establish new habits takes a bit of time and effort. READ MORE

Tips for a Healthy Eating Plan

Trying to navigate all the nutrition recommendations can be daunting. Nutrition is a relatively young science with new findings and recommendations released all the time. Every five years the Dietary Guidelines for Americans is released, creating a new set of recommendations based on nutrition-related research results over the past half-decade. Add to that the fact that some eating plans may be healthy for one person while not necessarily so for another, and you’ve really got a head-scratcher. READ MORE