Don’t Drink Your Calories

Don’t Drink Your Calories

Liquid calories in just about any form —sweet tea, juice, soda and yes alcohol — are in fact “stealth calories.” Stealth because they come in undetected under the radar screen but have an impact that can be enormous. When people eat calories in the form of solid food,...

The Importance of Reading Food Labels

Reading a food label can be tricky.  But it is the key step in deciding if the food is worth consuming.  Fresh fruits and vegetables are always good choices but when it comes to the cereal aisle, it can be a little intimidating.  First look at the serving size.  Does...

The Power of One

The Power of One By Lisa Westerman Do you often find yourself feeling anxious and overwhelmed at the thought of starting a new exercise or health routine? Does the anxiety hold you back from taking any action? You are not alone! The hype around New Year’s resolutions,...

Ken Immer

Meet Ecstatic Living Activist Ken Immer, co-founder of enlightenMEN Charleston helping gay men live more healthily and happily. interview by Mahwish McIntosh   1. How do you define “being healthy”? Being healthy is more of a state of mind than a...

You Are What You Eat!

Have you heard that before? Well it’s true! What you put into your body is what fuels it. The more processed, sugary, salty foods we put into our mouths, the more fat storage and the higher our cholesterol will be among many other negative effects. But if we...