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How to Make Weight Loss Last

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, especially after 50 years of age, you know it’s an extremely difficult challenge. You should also know that keeping off those extra pounds is even harder. According to the International of Journal of Obesity, among overweight and obese adults, only 17 percent who lost at least 10 percent of what they started with...

Do your city a favor: Ride a bike to town

Do your city a favor: Ride a bike to town

Charleston, S.C. — one of the world’s most popular cities — is a nice place to live, especially if you have good physical health.   A morning stroll along The Battery overlooking Charleston Harbor is delightful, especially during the spring and fall. You are certain to see ships entering and exiting past Fort Sumter to and from the Atlantic Ocean. The...

New Year, New You

New Year, New You

Are you one of the many who start the New Year with resolutions about improving your health? If so, congratulate yourself. Wanting to make things better is an excellent start. But it’s the follow up that is too often lacking. Accountability is critical, and that’s where a health and wellness coach can help. A qualified integrative health coach focuses on...

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Thinking of you during this holiday season and wishing you the healthiest of holidays!

‘Core Values’

‘Core Values’

Women outlive men two-to-one. But it hasn’t always been this way. I read a study recently that found men and women died of so-called natural causes at about the same rate until about 1900. But by the year 1970, men have become twice as likely to pass away of old age than women. Why is this? Because of heart disease...

BMI Calculator: How Healthy Is Your Weight?

BMI Calculator: How Healthy Is Your Weight? Body Mass Index can tell you whether you’re carrying too much, too little or just the right amount of body fat Your body mass index (BMI) is an estimate of your body fat that is based on your height and weight. Doctors use BMI, along with other health indicators, to assess an adult’s...