Tag Archives: Jill Weisenberger

Beat Winter Fatigue

If you feel like hibernating, we can blame it on the earth’s tilt. The winter solstice is that point when the earth is tilted away from the sun at its most extreme angle. The winter solstice occurs on December 21, meaning that it is our shortest day of the year. Short days bring feelings of Continue Reading

Eat Together, Eat Better

October is Eat Together, Eat Better Month. If you’re not already onboard with family meals, make a commitment to start small. Add one more family meal to your weekly schedule for a host of benefits. Yes, it’s true! When families eat together, they eat better. Specifically, kids who eat with their families eat more fruits Continue Reading

Summer Road Trips: 3 Ways to Healthful Eating

Time to hit the road! I love a summer road trip, but with it comes lots of extra work. So much to plan and do: where to go, what to pack, what to do. Plus, I have to consider who will watch my dogs and water my garden. Can I meet all of my deadlines Continue Reading

Size Matters

Limiting portions is a solid strategy for controlling weight and managing diabetes. And that goes for both treat foods and everyday wholesome foods. I’ve watched too many people pile food on their plates without concern because the food was nutritious. But even wholesome, nutritious foods pack calories. Too many calories, as you know, leads to Continue Reading

Hit the Hay

The number of people who still consider sleep to be a luxury surprises me. I see even health conscious people sacrifice sleep to get more done or have more fun. But the reasons to get a good night’s sleep are as important – and pretty much the same  – as the reasons to eat wholesome Continue Reading