Healthy Holidays to all!

Healthy Holidays to all!

By Ellen Margulies This is how the song should really go: On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: 12 sausage and cheese balls, 11 mini-quiches, 10 holiday cocktails, 9 nutty-cheese dips, 8 Christmas cookies, 7-layer dip, 6 pigs in blankets, 5 kinds of...
Q&A: Keeping fit during the holiday season

Q&A: Keeping fit during the holiday season

Allyson Shumate is the owner of AllyFitness. Allyson was a Project Manager for over 20 years and knows firsthand how difficult it can be to manage a career, stressful job, civic responsibilities while trying to eat right and stay active. In an effort to inspire women...
Healthy Eating Choices at the Holidays

Healthy Eating Choices at the Holidays

Mary Lee Bartlett is a community volunteer. She has served on the boards of many area non-profits, including Monroe Harding, St. Luke’s Community House, the Martha O’Bryan Center and Brentwood Academy. She has also served as chairman of the boards of: the Junior...
Food Addictions Q&A with Mary Bartlett

Food Addictions Q&A with Mary Bartlett

Q: I’ve always been overweight and use food as comfort. What can I do to help change my habits? A: First of all, it’s great that you recognize that you are using food as comfort. Many of us eat mindlessly, taking bite after bite, long after we’ve reached the satiety...