Hunger Above and Below the Neck

Nutrition San Diego

  Imagine if pizza was just pizza, and not a stress reducer. Guess what? It’s not. It’s just pizza. Now, imagine if that ice cream, those cookies, the bag of potato chips and those burgers with fries were just, well, food, and not mood enhancers? Guess what? They’re not. They’re just food. The trouble is […]

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Corporate Wellness and The Value Of Exercise

Corporate Wellness and The Value Of Exercise

By: Michael R. Mantell, Ph.D. The La Jolla Sport Club saves lives.  Bold statement, I know, but it’s true.  It also saves money. Another bold statement, but it’s also true. Let’s explore. You see, of the top 7 causes of death in America, 6 are disease we choose, the so-called, “Lifestyle Diseases.”  Heart disease, cancer, […]

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10 Low Calorie Cocktail Recipes and How To Drink Lightly

10 Low Calorie Cocktail Recipes and How To Drink Lightly

By: Michael R. Mantell, Ph.D. Looking for a way to cut calories, sugar and salt from your lifestyle but still want to enjoy your local pub?  That means, still want to enjoy a couple, ok a few, drinks now and then, ok every weekend? I’m no bartender, and my go to fave is Grey Goose […]

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Small dietary changes can make a big difference

Small dietary changes can make a big difference

Poor diet is a vital problem for a growing majority of the nation’s population, particularly the baby boomer generation. Obesity is the nation’s top health concern and poor diet is a major contributing factor, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

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Five simple substitutes that lead to a healthier diet

Five simple substitutes that lead to a healthier diet

Eating right is often easier said than done. You like what you like, so breaking old eating habits is never easy. That’s why sometimes it can be easier to slightly modify your diet instead of giving it a complete overhaul. The good news is subbing in healthier substitutes doesn’t have to make your food taste less flavorful. Here are five healthy substitutions to try on your journey to better health.

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