Faced with a long-term, difficult goal, such as weight loss, or a quick fix of chocolate, the brain tends to choose the easiest, most pleasurable option.
I hear many people call foods unhealthy because of their fat content, but here's the thing: Not all fats are bad for you.
Savvy exercisers know that doing the same routine day after day leads to performance plateaus and burn-out.
Between specialty cocktails, calorie-rich desserts and those delicious miniature but fatty appetizers at holiday parties, it's easy to pack on the pounds during the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year's.
When you see those leaves start changing colors outside, you know that dreaded time of year is approaching: Cold and flu season