Restrict what you eat and you may add years to your life. Healthy years. With the help of Maine researcher Dr. Aric Rogers, we learn how that’s possible.
Feeling a little groggy from all that food you ate for Thanksgiving? Strength coach Andy Wight has a short but intense calorie burning routine just for you.
Have you ever grabbed an energy bar as a snack or a meal when you’re in a pinch? Some are loaded with calories. Some tips from a registered dietitian.
If you’re wondering whether alcohol has any calories or thinking that one little glass of wine couldn’t possibly be fattening – you’ll want to read this blog post
If you think the phrase empty calories means you don’t have to worry about putting on any extra pounds, think again. Read this explanation and see some examples.
Protein is important. About 15 percent of the average person’s body mass is made up of protein. Learn how much you need and which foods are the best sources.
I grew up eating canned spinach. Little cans of slimy, soggy spinach, which I confess I loved! I wasn’t introduced to fresh spinach until I was well into my 20s. I didn’t like it at all. It was chewy and firm and apparently, not well rinsed because I kept biting into little pieces of grit. Fortunately, […]
John Turrell, the Wellness Coordinator at the Greater Portland Branch of the YMCA of Southern Maine, wants us to feel healthier and be a little adventurous, so he’s encouraging us to try (or retry) nine new healthy foods. His first recommendation was sardines. Last week it was hot chile peppers. This week he’s calming things down a […]