Article reveals the tricks of food marketing

From flickr NNECAPA If you’ve ever been curious about the inner-workings of food marketing, I highly recommend this article, Supersize v undersize: food portions and obesity. As someone who interned in food marketing and took a couple of courses related to the subject in college prior to getting a full-time marketing job, this article does a…

Preparing your meals ahead of time

As a hypoglycemic, I try to prepare a lot of my meals ahead of time, especially lunches. I try to make those once every 1-2 weeks and freeze them (this low fat white chicken chili recipe freezes well).  So, I can definitely relate to this photo from LiveRightFitness on Facebook (except theirs are seriously lacking…

Quick Quiz: Why can’t I lose weight?

For a while now, I’ve been working on a quiz, based on all of the information I read about health, to help people (including me) figure out why they aren’t losing weight. Take the quiz, see your results, and let me know what you think!   1. I exercise (elevated heart rate for 30 minutes)… 1)…

Hypoglycemia memory loss, brain damage, and dementia

When I tell people I’m hypoglycemic, one of the first questions they ask is how will they know if my blood sugar is low. One of my telltale signs is that I’m VERY forgetful. Seriously, I forgot to close my car door once when walking into a mall. HOW THE HELL DO YOU FORGET TO…