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What’s Next? A Smaller Bikini?

Lately, I’ve been noticing ads for fitness programs that promise things like bikini bodies or getting ripped or losing 15 pounds–all in only two weeks. Those sound like goals, but my first thought is: What’s next? After you get that ripped, 15-pound lighter bikini body, what’s the next target—a smaller bikini? My second question is

Aug 02, 2017 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

Why Don’t We Take Better Care of Ourselves?

Seriously. We get our hair cut every 6 weeks, change the filters in our water systems every time the red light comes on, change the oil every 3000 miles, pressure wash our decks, rotate our tires.  We take better care of our stuff than of ourselves Why is it so difficult to get off the

May 31, 2017 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

Are You Giving This Deadly Killer Permission to Shorten Your Lifespan?

What can potentially give you the blues, cause dementia, and increase your risk of heart disease and stroke? It has the potential to saddle you with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, colon cancer, breast cancer and reduce your testosterone level. Plus, it can chip away at your looks, how you feel and

Mar 07, 2017 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

Don’t Watch Your Weight!

It’s that time of year again. “Lose weight now” messages from the $60 BILLION diet industry are everywhere! This diet industry thrives because none of their products works for more than a few weeks.  The entire industry is a wash, rinse, repeat–endlessly–profit center. But the biggest problem is that weight is the wrong thing to

Dec 27, 2016 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

We’ve Had Some Alarming News About Sugar Lately…

We’ve had some alarming news about sugar lately. It is a much bigger health problem than previously thought. According to a new government report published in the May issue of the National Center for Health Statistics Data Brief, young U.S. adults are consuming more added sugars in their food and …Click Title to Continue  

Jul 06, 2016 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

Are You Sick of Feeling Like a Failure?

The latest data says that a third of all adults in the United States are obese, and another third are overweight–and thus on the path to chronic illness. How could this happen? I assure you, it’s NOT a lack of willpower, or about laziness, or genes. Nor is it because you lack one thing: one special

Sep 02, 2015 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

“Health Washing” – What it is and why you need to be aware of it.

(Click the photo to continue reading…) Pop quiz… What is 8.5 ounces (251 ml), 82.5 calories, contains 23.8 grams of sugar and is recommended by health experts? Well some health experts.  Definitely not all…just the health experts who are being paid to recommend it. Give up? It’s a mini-can of Coke (available for consumption since

May 15, 2015 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

Top 7 Ways to Reduce Stress (no purchase necessary)

(Click the photo to continue reading…) Recently, I’ve noticed many people (clients, friends, family and colleagues) are struggling with finding a balance between their demanding careers, home life and their health. Folks are going through the day on 5-6 hrs of sleep or less (sleep interrupted by kids or worry), downing tons of coffee or

May 15, 2015 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

How To Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet

(Click the photo to continue reading…) What’s the most important factor when it comes to being successful at life? Your I.Q.? How good-looking you are? Your social skills? Your physical health? According to Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter and author Charles Duhigg, the most important factor in determining your success is willpower.  We know this trait by

Apr 01, 2015 / by Ann-Marie Giglio / No Comments

Take a Walk!

Did you know 50% of the kids who started school after the year 2000 will develop Type 2 Diabetes–which used to be called Adult-Onset until so many young people and kids started being diagnosed with it. And did you know that 2/3 of the US population over the age of 45 has been diagnosed with

Mar 19, 2012 / by corematters / No Comments