Blogs: December, 2013

Published: December 23, 2013
For the last year and some change, I’ve been the voice behind “Go Mom Go”, a blog for the modern mom who wants to be smart about her family’s eating (and her own) but also wants to save money and time doing it. That description also...
Published: December 23, 2013
Tis the season for knocking back a few fizzy drinks and celebratory cocktails. It’s natural to drink a little bit more than usual on the holiday party circuit. And it’s true that alcohol does have some health advantages. But it’s still...
Published: December 20, 2013
Cravings are a far cry from hunger. Hunger is a physical sensation of needing to eat—and when you’re hungry, a lot of different foods would do the trick. On the other hand, cravings are powerful urges for something very specific: You don’t...
Published: December 20, 2013
Frugal Yet Festive Try these money-saving strategies to avoid overspending this season. Send e-invitations to save postage costs (and a tree), compare prices online, and serve vegetarian meals with inexpensive ingredients like lentils. (...
Published: December 18, 2013
As a child, I was a world-class picky eater. I mostly lived on buttered noodles, sometimes with some canned tuna mixed in. I’m sure I drove my mother crazy, because I wouldn’t eat much of what she prepared for dinner. I now consider myself...
Published: December 17, 2013
Supplements Warning You may think that taking a multivitamin supplement is an easy way to get nutrients, but it's not necessarily effective and may even be harmful, say researchers in newly published findings. The smartest solution is to...
Published: December 16, 2013
As thoughts turn to New Year’s resolutions, you may be thinking about ways to clean up your diet. Watch out: Some things billed as “health foods” really aren’t—and they’ll actually do more harm to your diet (and waistline) than you think....
Published: December 16, 2013
Binge Brigade So, you’re overstuffed with bad-for-you foods and feel your weight loss agenda slipping away. Start fresh by sipping water all day and realizing that it’s okay to indulge, on occasion! (MindBodyGreen) Asana Sensations Doing...
Published: December 13, 2013
Is dessert a touchy subject in your house? A lot of parents struggle to find the right balance between good-for-you growing foods and just-for-fun treats when it comes to their kids. I am no exception. My 5-year-old has a serious sweet...
Published: December 12, 2013
De-Stress Du Jour If pouting, ignoring your gym membership, or leaving a large pile of dishes in the sink for “later” sounds like you, you may feel stressed or overwhelmed. Put on a smile, get happy at the gym, and grab the dish soap to de...