Andrea's Antics July 28th, 2015

This past weekend I got the chance to go to The Eagles concert at Joe Louis with a group of girlfriends. We had a blast dancing, swaying and singing along to familiar songs like Hotel California, Peaceful Easy Feeling and Desperado. But what wasn't so familiar to us and, frankly we found shocking, was that the lady sitting next to one of my friends was attending her first concert ever at the age of 57!! Read More

Andrea's Antics July 16th, 2015

Last weekend I got the chance to check out the Eastern Market for the first time...lots of beautiful flowers, fresh fruits and vegies and unique retail items but the one vendor who caught my eye was a baker. His sign read, "the whiter the bread, the sooner you're dead." Ok so I know someone out there has a grandpa who only ate white bread and lived to 90 and we all know that there are MANY factors that contribute to our longevity BUT this sign has a lot of caught my attention and thought maybe it would catch yours as well. The truth is that many Americans today have been convinced by the media that all Carbs/Carbohydrates like bread and pasta and even grapes are bad for us...but the truth is simple yet important. Read More

Andrea's Antics July 1, 2015

As a Registered Dietitian, I am frequently asked the same questions over and over again. These questions often have to do with improving one's health, but more often than not, they have to do with losing weight. More specifically, the one I have been hearing a lot lately that inspired me to write this antics is, "I just need to know how to 'jump start' my weight loss." The fact that one can "jump start" their weight loss is one of the biggest misconceptions individuals looking to lose weight often have and is actually one of the reasons that many sabotage their ability to lose weight and keep it off. Read More