Holistic Health, Lifestyle, Mind-body, Stress management

Hello new decade! Let's talk

Many of us start a new year with a commitment to self-growth and self-improvement. I admire this habit and take this action myself. I take a slightly different approach than the traditional goal and resolution setting most people equate with the New Year. I shared my approach, RISQ Take, on the radio show Transformation Cafe… Continue reading Hello new decade! Let's talk

Cardiovascular health, Diabetes mellitus, Nutrition

Sweet on the sweet stuff? It isn’t sweet on you!

Added sugars can lead to health problems such as weight gain and obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease (CDC, 2016).  Added sugar refers to human-made sweeteners included in packaged foods.  These sugars do not naturally exist in whole foods such as fruit and full-fat milk.  On the food label, added sugar goes by many… Continue reading Sweet on the sweet stuff? It isn’t sweet on you!