Andrea's Antics November 22, 2017

This time of year with the approaching of Thanksgiving, we are reminded to stop…pause…and consider all that we have to be grateful for. The simple act of counting our blessings actually changes our brain chemistry…not only making us more content, but actually making our brains healthier as well. Of course for many found at the top of that gratitude list are our family and friends. We all appreciate being surrounded by people who love and support us but you might be interested to know that the more positive connections we have in our lives (spouses, kids, friends, pets…) the happier and healthier our brains are as well.  Read More

Andrea's Antics November 7, 2017

The other day I was sitting in my office working and I overheard 2 students chatting...Student one said, “Did you know that there are over 30 grams of carbohydrates in a banana??” Student two replied, "I just heard that tomatoes are high in carbs!!” I did everything I could not to jump out of my seat and set them straight BUT, I contained myself and decided instead to make this month's Body's Blast board be, in part, an education on the value of GOOD CARBS!! And assure you that you CAN EAT Bananas, Tomatoes & even whole grain breads!!   Read More