Though our brain weighs in at just 2% of our body weight, it consumes about 25% of our body’s fuel. Our body uses about 50% glucose and 50% fat as fuel, yet some organs (like our brain and red blood cells) only burn glucose! And, no, body fat can not be turned into glucose (don’t […]
Someone asked me recently, “How can I develop good habits?” My answer: “The same way that you developed that bad habit…by doing the same thing over and over again!”
I’m not big on New Years Resolutions, but the holiday season followed by a new year certainly does give me pause. A book called the Power of Habit (by Charles Duhigg) offers some insights that you might find interesting about the decisions we think we make every day. They are really “habits.”
[youtube_sc url=”k-bUjOzfgKA”]Jennifer Neily interviewed me last month when we were at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in Houston about my book, REBOOT – how to power up your energy, focus, and productivity. Want to know why you’re so exhausted? Check out this brief interview.
It’s great to find research that actually backs up what I’ve been saying for years – it isn’t the diet, it’s the lifestyle that matters!
New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that weight loss is based on:
Recently, the American Medical Association classified obesity as a disease. At first glance that sounds like a good idea. As a disease, obesity now warrants more attention from doctors…and perhaps more reimbursement for services related to obesity from insurance companies. As a registered dietitian, it’s always baffled me why insurance companies do not reimburse us […]