Article Archive for Healthy Eating

Bake healthy treats with The FIRM
 For me, one of the most nerve-racking aspects of the holiday season is finding gifts for everyone on my list. I want to say “...
Avoiding holiday weight gain
Every health and fitness article around this time of year talks about how to avoid weight gain during the holidays. It is said...
Healthy eating for the holidays
The holidays are a time for cheer and family get-togethers. They are a time for gift-giving and rejoicing. Unfortunately, they...
Eat Right During the Holidays from The FIRM’s nutrition expert
You can enjoy the holiday festivities while avoiding holiday weight gain. Sound impossible? Well, it won’t be if you follow my 5-...
Eat, drink, shop, sleep and be merry!
Holiday weight gain may seem like a cliché, but like most clichés, there's some truth behind it. Many of us add at least a couple...
Pack your plate without packing on pounds
If you’re thinking about starting a diet, now is not a good time. While it would be great to fit into that little black dress on...
4 vegetarian holiday recipes for your table
Just in time for the holidays, we’ve chosen a few distinctive dishes from Martha Rose Shulman's Recipes for Health that take...
Winterize your skin, avoid cold and flu season, defeat seasonal depression and more!
It’s almost heee-eere: Winter. If you’re anxiously anticipating cold dark days, nasty bugs, dry skin and the packing on of the...
Food and exercise strategies PLUS what to do with all those leftovers!
In my 15 years of counseling clients on weight loss, I have learned lots about what really causes people to gain weight. And...
Give Tom Turkey a break this season with this vegetarian feast
Thanksgiving is, hands down, my favorite holiday. There's no stress of gift-giving, no major decorating to contend with (and then...