Author Archive: Lori Town
I am a 42 year old wife and mother of three. I have made it my mission to learn as much as I can about health and fitness, because 11 years ago, at the age of 31, I had a heart attack. I was not overweight, but I smoked and I definitely had an awful diet. I want to live a long, healthy life and I hope to help as many people as I can along the way! Lori Appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show twice, and now has made it her mission to help women combat heart disease.
When we think about our general, overall health we rarely consider the benefits of a good nights sleep. If you are anything like me you assume that by not smoking, over indulging in alcohol, and keeping your weight in a healthy range that you are giving your body what it needs to perform at its […]
Good Fats? When you use the phrase, “good fats”, the word oxymoron comes to mind. When you are trying to lose wait or just eat for health, the first thing you eliminate is fat, and it is hard to believe that any fat could be good for you. Everyday we hear that fat causes illness […]
Why Weight Loss Shakes After many attempts at losing weight, many of us look into, or try, weight loss shakes. Whether weight loss shakes work or not is not the real question because any calorie restrictive method will work, but sticking to your method, and actually enjoy it, is what you really need to look […]
Child obesity was not an issue when I grew up in the 1980’s, and in my neighborhood there was never lack of activity. My friends and I had gymnastic competitions in our backyards, and the boys were always taking off on their bikes and our parents had a hard time trying to get us inside […]
Ways to Improve Your Mood So many people today have resorted to prescription medication to help them deal with depression and mood disorders. Most of these people legitimately need the medication, but some people think a prescription is the only way to go. What did people do before these “happy pills”? It is my belief […]