Vitamin D may protect the pancreas from diabetes in people who are at high risk for the disease because their blood sugar levels are above normal. Researchers assigned 92 adults with predieabetes to take vitamin D, calcium, both, or a placebo. Then they measured how well beta cells in the pancreas secreted insulin.
There's nothing easier than opening a jar of pasta sacue. But there's nothing more satisfying than making your own healthier version. Here are Exhibits A,B,C, and D. Each serving will nicely cover 1 cup of cooked pasta. Parmesan Cream2 cloves garlic, chopped2 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil1/2 lb zucchini, diced1 1/2 cups fat-free half and half1 cup grated parmesan cheese1/2 tsp. kosher saltfreshly ground black pepper1/2 tsp. lemon zest1 Tbs. lemon juice, more to taste
We are on the edge of wrapping up summer. I for one welcome fall! Hopefully cooler temps are on the horizon. It has been an awfully HOT summer! The fall of the year is a great time to reassess your fitness goals and make a plan for reaching new ones. Cooler temps will allow us to get off the treadmill and the couch.
My 2nd IDEA Convention is now behind me and was it awesome!I'm excited to bring new, fresh ideas to the ZK Group Fitness Studio this Fall.Please keep an eye on our website for the new Fall Schedule coming soon...www.zumbakathy.com
Many of us remember that commercial from our youth; the graphic portrayal of the brain as an egg being fried in a frying pan. Most people would agree that drugs can be harmful to the brain and nervous system, but how many think twice before eating a bag of MSG laden chips. MSG or Monosodium glutamate is often dubbed as the additive in Chinese food, but MSG is found in most processed foods. Even if the label doesn’t specifically say MSG, it is often cleverly disguise by other names.
As you may know, I’m celebrating my 20th year in business next month! So I’ve decided to celebrate! As you know I am always looking to make your experiencewith me a true life changer with all of my energy geared towardshelping you reach your goals and getting you results. Because of this and so many of my clients requests for moreguidance and accountability, I’m launching three **Brand New**Celebration Offers, and as part of the celebration I’ll be offering over
It's the last weekend of summer and on Saturday I lead our weekly run at Quicksilver Almaden. The trail is hilly, challenging and breathtakingly beautiful. I may hate the first 10 minutes or so, but I am never sorry I went. My daughter Erin has a blog and she has inspired me to share the things in life that make me smile. I am not a great athlete, but a passionate one. My run was slow and easy and at the half way point (about 5 miles up) I took a stunning picture of the valley below. Low clouds, sun breaking through and I was grateful I was alive.
There always seems to be a plethora of grand secret ways to weight loss. Anywhere from modern scientific discoveries that don't always work or are abused in the manic effort to lose those extra pounds; to advertisements and commercials that promise instantaneous results just by consuming a pill. Even the rodeo of diet plans that professionals swear by for trimming down are embellished just to get a sale.