Guest Blog: Agave the Natural Sweetener

Melissa Spiesman, CHHC, AADP, will be the Featured Guest Blogger at for September. She is the director of Nutrition for Your Life, a nutrition program that focuses on health and wellness through whole foods. Melissa develops individual integrative nutrition … Continue reading

23 Ways to Keep Fast Food in Your Diet

That’s the headline from While it’s probably not the best advice to essentially say “Hey, going to fast food restaurants is okay,” it’s impractical to think it will be eliminated from most people’s diet. There are well over 70,000 … Continue reading

Michael Phelps’ Diet Spoofed on SNL

During the Olympics, Michael Phelps’ diet was a hot topic of conversation. We shared with you his daily habit of consuming more than 10,000 calories. This past Saturday night, Michael poked fun at himself on SNL. The show was even … Continue reading

Choosing Change

Do you read this column because you are looking for something that you can change in your life? Or maybe to help keep you on track with the changes you’ve already made? Do you try out the things you read … Continue reading

Choose the Next Biggest Loser and Win!

Now that you’ve seen the first episode of Biggest Loser: Families, you probably have your hunch about who will take home Biggest Loser title and $250,000 prize. So, let’s hear it! Who will win this season? Make your selection now. … Continue reading

Aspartame 101

Aspartame, simply defined, is an artificial sugar that is a simple chemical compound made up of: two amino acids (phenylalanine and aspartic acid) and a methyl group (CH3).  The combination of these compounds creates a product that is 200x sweeter … Continue reading