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From Texas The Food Science Solution for Weight Loss

A year ago, I did a full bloodwork analysis with the help of my university health plan. The hospital billed me $3,641, which was fully covered by insurance. The number from the results that scared me was my glucose level, 105, above the preferred 100 max.


The connection between “Doing Good” and Stress

By Serena Wadhwa Psy.D., LCPC, CADC, RYT

Spring is in the air and generally the abundant sunshine and warmer temperatures have an influence on some individuals. People feel good, and are ready to get out and “do”. Why not add another word to that and make it more about “doing good?”  I wrote about this last year, when I was first introduced to the concept of “good works.” And since this month focuses on “Do Gooders,” why not take...


7 Things I Did to Lose 30 Pounds (and how I’ll keep it off)

I’ve been saying for a while I’d like to lose 25 to 30 pounds. Well, I finally did it. I lost 30 pounds, but it didn’t happen overnight. I made a lifestyle change. And because of that change, the chances of my rebounding are less than if I had crash dieted, or tried some fancy fad diet.

A small bit of background. When I graduated from high school, I weighed 111 pounds and measured almost 5’8” tall. Then, after having three kids,...


Smile: it makes people wonder what you’re up to

 

“When you’re smiling,” Louis Armstrong (and dozens since) sang, “when you’re smiling, the whole world smiles with you.” More than 80 years later, scientists are getting around to proving that Larry Shay, Mark Fisher, and Joe Goodwin’s lyrics were more than just a pleasant homily. All thanks to an ancient evolutionary development called “mirror neurons.”

Italian researchers in the 1990s first found...


Dr. Gaboriau’s Insight on Beauty

The 40s are the new 30s! Some would say that the 40s are the new 20s! Regardless of the statement, the reality is that women and men have never felt as young as they do today and they have a strong desire to look as beautiful as the feel on the inside. The key is not to look like you’re in your ‘20s; it’s about embracing your age and incorporating some solutions in order to meet your specific needs...