Breakfast Is Under Attack
Or is it? So there was a new study that came out and said that eating breakfast (unknown what they ate for breakfast) did not provide any meaningful data for weight loss. Another day, another study. But, what were the parameters of the study were they allowed to eat anything they wanted for breakfast? Pancakes and syrup? Waffles and whipped cream? Dry sugar coated cereal? When you are told you can eat or not eat and there is no direction there is also no control group.
Food for Depression
It is with great sadness that this is the topic of today’s blog. Most of us have been touched in some way or another by the passing of Robin Williams and specifically by his admission of his ongoing depression. On the outset of this blog by no means am I saying that depression can be cured by changing your diet. I am saying that your diet and exercise are important in light of the possibility that it can aggravate or affect your moods and should be your first defense in daily health and well-being.
Always Seek Medical Advice
Back to School Part 2
For the first two weeks of August we are focusing on Back to School. Last week in the #TimerDiet101 blog the focus was daily exercise and nutrition for children. Earlier this week in the #TimerOrganizer101 blog we talked about schedules and chores for kids and how going back to school can be a great time to evaluate these two important parts of our children’s lives. Today in our last #TimerDiet101 blog devoted just to back to school we are going to talk about teaching kids (and maybe ourselves) about menu planning, nutrients, and cooking!
Menu Planning and Nutrients
Back to School
It is Back to School time already! The school supplies, the new shoes, and the clothes to wear—these are our main areas of focus when we think of back to school. But maybe this year can be different. Eating right and exercising daily is not only good for our children’s health and well-being it also affects their ability to learn.