Restaurant Review – Fresh Side, Amherst, MA

May/5 By

by Marcia Simon Fresh Side, 39 South Pleasant St., Amherst, MA I love the vibe at Fresh Side, a cozy and eclectic “Asian Fusion” restaurant in the center of Amherst.

Drowsy Driving – Steer Clear of this Growing Danger

Apr/24 By

by Marcia Simon, APR More people today sleep less than they should, turning to sleep aids and caffeine stimulants, believing they can multitask their way through the day without missing

Resetting Your Food Habits With Whole30 – Day 1

Jan/8 By

By Marcia Simon January 8, 2018  I finally started the Whole30 food program. Don’t call it a diet because it’s not about losing weight, although most people find that they’ve

How Healthy Are You?

Dec/5 By

by Marcia Simon, APR  Blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, BMI. Do you know your numbers? You should. Are you an apple or a pear? These are key indicators of overall health

Diabetes and Your Heart – What’s the Connection?

Oct/24 By

by Marcia Simon, APR Why does diabetes, a sugar condition, affect the heart? Why are people with diabetes more than twice as likely to die from heart disease than adults

Taking the HIIT for Weight Control and Better Health

May/16 By

by Marcia Simon The logical way to lose weight is to keep your mouth shut. But if you love to eat and need an efficient way to burn those extra

Mindfulness Training Improves Health and Awareness

Oct/10 By

Mindfulness is enormously empowering. Anxiety, depression and panic attacks can be tamed through mindfulness training. Weight loss, smoking cessation and improved relationships have been experienced by people practicing mindfulness, but

What the heck are those red circles on your shoulders?

Sep/9 By

Michael Phelps appears to be the most prominent athlete to embrace the ancient Chinese Medicine practice of cupping to relieve pain, increase circulation, speed healing and, therefore, improve performance. Chinese