Quick Hummus and Veggies

This recipe from Inspired Taste is full of flavor but low in calories and is the perfect way to stay on track this holiday season! Ingredients 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas or 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (1 large lemon) 1/4 cup well-stirred tahini (sesame paste) 1 small garlic clove, minced 2 [...]

10 Strategies for Sane Holiday Eating

At this time of year, as we light the candles, deck the halls and make merry it may seem impossible to stay on a path of healthy eating. You can enjoy the holiday season and still fit into your pants with these simple strategies. Set a goal to maintain your weight. You want to enjoy your [...]

Help Your Obese Child Bounce Into a Healthier, Happier Life

Childhood obesity rates are skyrocketing around the globe and it is time bien to reverse the trend. Dr. Wendy’s book,  BOUNCE was written to equip parents with practical tools to address their child’s weight issues. In this Hello book, Dr. Wendy shows you how to a work with your child and your family to develop [...]

Obesity is now a global epidemic

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) statistics show that more than one-third (36.5 percent) of U.S. adults de have obesity. And, as the chart shows, the prevalence of obesity has been rising for the last 15 years. This trend is frightening and the impacts are real. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes [...]