In Health

American Diabetes Association Alert Day


There are 25.8 million people (children and adults) in the United States, or 8.3% of the population, who have diabetes.  Based on recently announced diagnostic criteria for gestational diabetes, it is estimated that gestational diabetes affects 18% of pregnancies.  In those under the age of 20, 1 in 400 have …

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In Health: The Power of Food


Image Credit: I know by now, you are all tired (or scared!) of the word: FLU.  Even still, I cannot help myself but to bring it up this month for the sake of fighting back. Yes, fighting back! How? Through the amazing power of food! Hippocrates was not kidding when …

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Holiday Gift Guide –the healthy way


Were you aware that “almost 2/3 of Americans are overweight or obese, and more than half don’t get enough physical activity?” (from Clemson Cooperative Extension, Healthy Holiday Gifts) As a health and fitness professional and mother of two, I place great value on living a life full of physical activity …

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