Healthy Kitchens Healthy Lives

Dr. Robert Lustig

When I first started out as a nutritionist many years ago now, I attended so many functions and conferences (still do!) with incredible speakers. I did it for the knowledge, to better serve my clients, and to meet amazing people, many of whom I now call friends and colleagues. For those of you in healthcare,… Read More

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End of life party

Most times we don’t get to attend our own end of life parties, because they’re called funerals Yesterday I did attend such a party, but the honoree was there. This is a man, almost 60 years-old, who has cancer, everywhere, and his doctor told him that he has perhaps 6 months to live. My friend… Read More

Coming soon…our t-shirts!

Our STL T-Shirt

Amanda May from ‘To Live By’ and I have spent some time designing our t-shirt that we will sell and is kindly giving to Shine The Light a portions of the proceeds. Pardon the non-professional model..(me) I have no idea why there are 3 photos. I really am on a learning curve, so please bear… Read More

What’s for lunch?

Jim is the director of The Boy's and Girl's Club in South Chicago

Here is an article I wrote recently that might be helpful for parents for this new school year… What’s for Lunch? Nearly one-third of our children are either overweight or obese and the sad fact that this generation is the first not to have the life expectancy of their parents is part and parcel to… Read More

Creating balance

We all know we need balance in our lives; all areas of our lives. What we eat and drink needs to be balanced. For me that means eating healthy food the majority of the time and limiting my glasses of wine. I’m good at this. Exercise needs to be a combination of cardio, stretching and… Read More