52 weeks to healthier you

Week 5 – Try a new fruit

So winter is not usually the best time for this but I am really quite familiar with the fruit that is available in the summer. The winter has other interesting things like pomegranate and dragon fruit. Can you believe I bought pomegranate for the first time this past December… That is kind of sad. I [...]

Week 3 – Attitude of gratitude

Alright now, this is not a new concept: “Develop an attitude of gratitude” – but how do you do it? It is very easy to get caught up in the negative stories and emotions of the day. There are always things happening  – news stories, life in general –  that can really bring you down. [...]

Week 2 – Use a pedometer

So how did last week go? I found that over the holidays I really didn’t keep my proper fluid intake. This week was challenging. I needed to use visual cues (like my water glass) to remind me to drink. It is a bit better this week. I feel more thirsty again if I haven’t had [...]

Week 1: Drink enough water

To determine how much water you need a day you need to take into account a few factors, namely your weight, your activity and your climate. First take your weight (in pounds) divide it by two and you will get the number of ounces of water you need each day. That gives you a basic [...]