The Surprising Truth about Exercise and Your Phone

You probably think you'd exercise more if you could find the time. For years, even experts believed that busy schedules were a major obstacle. However, a recent study discovered that the average adult has at least 5 hours of free time each day that they could be...

The Secret to Burning More Calories While Working Out

How would you like to burn more calories without spending more time at the gym? You don't need any magic formula to break through a weight-loss plateau or slim down faster. A few simple changes can make your workouts more efficient. Burning more calories is a matter...

Top 10 Tips To Prevent Sabotaging Your Diet

Everyone who starts a diet will feel the need to cheat from time to time. Dieting can be tough, but there are ways to make it easier. We often stack the deck against ourselves and don't even realize it. Since sticking to a diet can be so challenging, it only makes...

The Stability Ball Solution for More Fun Working Out

If you're tired of the same old workout, a stability ball is an inexpensive way to shake things up. Add fun and variety to your routine while you improve your coordination and strengthen your core. Although it's often called a Swiss ball because it was used for...

Stay Sane During COVID: Stay Grounded By Accepting Reality And Avoid Projecting What Has Not Happened

Do not touch your face! Wash your hands if you do! Wash your hands if you don't! Don't forget to use hand sanitizer as often as possible! By this point, your nerves are frayed, and your hands chapped from all the handwashing and sanitizing. It has been a lot. Of...

How Professional Help Can Help You Maintain Mental and Emotional Health During Uncertain Times

Back in 2004, the American Psychological Association found that nearly 60 million people had visited a mental health professional in the previous two years. Thankfully, the negative stigma associated with getting professional help is no longer as significant in...

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Paula Deen Needs to Get Rid of the White in Her Life

Yes, you heard me.  Now what do I mean by that exactly?  It seems to me that Ms. Deen has been eating a little too much of the bad stuff – and by bad stuff I mean things that happen to be white.  Sugar, salt, lard and flour – all white and all not good for you.  In...

Add Cereal To Your Fruit

Guest Blog by Sloan Luckie Looking for a way to lose weight, unveil your six-pack abs and/or reduce your abdominal-waist size? Here’s a breakfast tip. Instead of adding fruit to your cereal, add cereal to your fruit. This is a healthy great tasting way to reduce the...

7 Tips to Flatten Your Belly in Time for Your Big Day

By guest blogger Ingrid Macher Ever since we were little girls, we always dreamed about finding the perfect prince charming, who would come to our rescue with a big beautiful wedding just like in the princess stories.  In reality, we grow up and realize that finding...

The Best Ingredient to Diet Success: Diet Management

By guest blogger Alan Aronoff Food plays an important role in our lives. For most of us, it is more than just a means of sustenance. For some, it is a source of great pleasure. For others, it is a source of painful consequences. And for many, it is both. If you are...

Thumbs Up: Purina Fit & Trim

Dogs, like humans, have weight issues. Studies have shown that 40 to 50% of dogs are overweight and canine obesity is one of the fastest growing problems in pooches today. That’s why brands such as Purina’s Fit & Trim, which has fiber from whole grains for...

Stay Safe & Save Lives: The Power of Safety in Your Hands

Guest Blog by Ellie Sedighi LOS ANGELES, CA – March 29, 2013 – Save A Stranger has plans to develop the worlds leading personal safety mobile application. With over 1 billion smartphones in use around the world, the SAS App promises to deliver the best all around...

The No Grown-Ups Zone: Young Perspectives

With Guests Charles Corpening III, Tim Lee and Molly Sharp “It was really difficult finding young people who had passion and perspectives,” she says. “I interviewed several younger people before I was able to find someone that I thought would be interesting. Charles...

Death: Why Americans Expect To Live Forever

  With Guests Tani Bahti and Boyd Purcell, PhD While Native Americans and Buddhists are amongst those most accepting of death, Americans try to avoid it as long as possible. Who can forget the sad case of Terri Schiavo, who was in a vegetative state for 15 years,...

Mean Boys and Greedy Girls: The New American Adult

  With Guests Carl Eeman & Dr. James Huysman Misery loves company but that’s no excuse for the nation we’ve become. Too drunk on Haterade to chant love, peace and happiness, we seem to derive more glee from the misfortune of others, throw any and everyone...

Thumbs Up: Slow Food San Francisco

This week’s Thumbs Up goes to Slow Food San Francisco for supporting a vertical garden at Sanchez Elementary School in the city’s Mission District. Recently unveiled, the soil-less garden is the first of its kind in the city. “Gardening is therapeutic and good for...

Feeling Good With Fido

With Guests Jan Allegretti & Dr. Beth Erickson America is going to the dogs. Literally. As our pets play an ever-larger role in our lives, so does their well-being. Animal owners now seek holistic care for their four-legged friends, who also can make those around...

Ancient City, Modern Marvel

Dr. Veronica in Peru:  On the Inca Trail In a country full of wonders, Machu Picchu stands out and is the most popular tourist attraction in Peru. Dubbed the “Lost City of the Incas” its majestic—and some say,  magical—ruins are perched on a steep, cloud-cloaked...

Thumbs Up: Target

  Welcome to another episode of Dr. Veronica Anderson’s new weekly talk radio show, Wellness for the Real World on WebTalkRadio.net. This week’s thumbs up goes to Target because it is supporting the wellness of Americans. The stores have a wonderful food section...

The State of Health: Can Your Governor Make You Well?

  With Guest Jonathan Saidel This week in a lively interview on Wellness for the Real World on WebTalkRadio.net, Dr. Veronica puts Jonathan Saidel, democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, on the spot and asks him how government can encourage...

Thumbs Down: Monsanto, Thumbs Up: Starbucks

  Forbes may have named Monsanto its 2009 Company of the Year due to the agricultural company’s economic success—it’s growing at 18% annually and produces most of the corn seeds globally —and innovative new products but I give it a thumbs down because it uses...

Eating in the Garden of Eden: Weight Loss through Abundance

With Guest Dr. Rita Hancock     Adam and Eve may not have benefitted from eating fruit in the Garden of Eden but that doesn’t mean we can’t. In fact, Dr. Rita Hancock, the guest on this week’s episode of Wellness for the Real World, tells Dr. Veronica how we...