Bonjour from Paris! I’m currently in Europe with an artist I work with, Ledisi. For those of you who are new readers, I’m a marketing & artist relations manager at a major record label. I love my job…most of the … Continue reading
I’ve been slacking on the blogging side of things (forgive me) but one thing that I’ve been pretty consistent and regular with is eating breakfast. I go through periods where I only eat eggs or only fruit, but recently I’ve … Continue reading
The heat wave that just took over the country has kept me from running or doing anything outside. I hope all you Lean Girls have managed to stay hydrated. If you are ever light headed during your work outs in … Continue reading
In the two months (exactly!) since my wedding day, I probably can count the number of times I’ve been to the gym on my fingers. That’s not to say I haven’t been active: My husband and I honeymooned in Seattle, … Continue reading
Jenny is the winner of the Birthday Bonanza Giveaway. Congrats Jenny! As luck would have it, Jenny just celebrated her own birthday as well. I was reminded of this when I checked out her blog. Let’s all wish Jenny a … Continue reading
This one, from the July issue of Self:
Women who drink more than a cup of coffee a day are 22 to 25 percent less likely to have a stroke, research in Stroke reveals. The bean may also help fight diabetes and cancer, so enjoy the buzz and benefits of up to five cups daily.
That’s on top of the news coffee also can help prevent of delay the onset of Alzheimer’s.
My husband slowly is turning me into more of a local Chicago coffee elitist so as not to shame him — I now drink Intelli, Metropolis or Coffee Ambassadors — but after reading that, I made a shameless stop by Dunkin’ Donuts for an iced coffee, unsweetened, with skim milk this morning. What’s your favorite cup of coffee?
The Huffington Post is reporting that Yoplait has agreed to pull its recent yogurt commercials this week at the urging of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). The NEDA believes that the commercial might trigger dangerous behavior in those with eating disorders.
Dr. Jesson Manukonda (Dr. J) is author of “Overcome Diabetes Naturally” and MD who practices Contemporary and Alternative Medicine. The basis of his practice is to promote natural treatments rather than prescription drugs. I had the pleasure of attending a … Continue reading
There are few things that say “summer” to me like the carts pushing elotes down the streets of my very Hispanic Chicago neighborhood. Elotes just means “corn” in Spanish. But this is not just corn. This is what I like … Continue reading
Sample this week’s sinless scoop — the latest news in health, fitness and food. FINDING YOUR PERFECT YOGA PANT (That’s Fit) I’m willing to bet that each of you has at least one pair of black yoga pants in your … Continue reading