Archive for February 2017

My proudest moment of my son's team winning the NIHL hockey championship has nothing to do with what took place on the ice

Winning the championship cup is the goal for any sport. For most young athletes it’s their equivalent to raising the Stanley Cup or Commissioner’s Trophy. It turns a great season into an unforgettable one. This weekend, I watched my son and sixteen teammates create lifelong memories when they won the NIHL Bantam Gold A championship... Read more »

The best diet plan for you

Over the past few years I’ve watched several friends jump from diet to diet: Paleo, South Beach, and Skinny Bitch to name a few. The common ground between all of them was deprivation. Cutting out carbs, foregoing alcohol, and even skipping meals and detoxes were often part of their “get healthy” plans. The problem with... Read more »

Organic food will make you thin: and other nutrition myths

Do you remember years ago when Snackwell’s “fat-free” cookies first hit the market and everyone was like “OH MY GOD! Fat-Free cookies!” So they ate them by the boxful and were SHOCKED when they…gained weight! Thankfully, we’ve become a little more knowledgeable over the years and better understand that labels that read “fat-free” or “sugar-free”... Read more »