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Post date: Jun 8, 2011

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Post date: Jun 7, 2011
Post date: Jun 6, 2011
Blogs have exploded in popularity in recent years. You can find blogs on essentially any...
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Post date: Jun 3, 2011
Many of your co-workers probably feel the afternoon slump as well. Get together with your co-workers to come up with strategies for keeping your energy levels up and. Here are some great ideas to get our started:
 

 

  • Try a group walk around the office building or city...
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Post date: Jun 2, 2011
 

Get into the routine of having a mid-afternoon cup of tea. It's a good step towards beating the afternoon doldrums thanks to...

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Post date: Jun 1, 2011
Our post on Monday talked about the importance of taking a break outside during lunch, such as a short 10-minute walk. However, you don't even have to leave the office to take an exercise break.
 
Take 10 minutes for isometric exercise on days when the weather is bad or you can't leave. Isometric exercises involve nothing more than tensing a muscle and holding it. For instance, with your arm held out, tense your biceps and triceps at the same time and hold...
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Post date: May 31, 2011

Choose activating protein rather than energy-sapping carbs throughout the day to ward off any...

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Post date: May 30, 2011
If you're like many people, shortly after lunch your head begins buzzing, your concentration plummets, your eyes droop and the top of your desk begins to look as cozy as a feather mattress. There are many possible reasons for the midday slump: your morning surge of hormones has dwindled down; some degree of boredom has set in. Or it may have something to do with what you ate (or didn't eat); all meals divert blood from your brain to your gut, but some foods will also boost your...
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Post date: May 28, 2011

Total Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 4
 
Ingredients
 
  • 2 cans (5 ounces each) chunk light tuna in water, drained
  • 2 medium stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, shredded (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 medium (4-6 ounce) red pepper, chopped...
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Post date: May 27, 2011
Who breaks it: Judith S. Stern, Sc. D., professor of nutrition and internal medicine at the University of California, Davis. She has a "few bites of something decadent" when she dines out.
 
Why you can, too: We all discover a little more room beneath our waistbands when the dessert tray rolls by. Studies show that when you're offered a variety of foods, you never achieve what's known as taste-specific satiety;...
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