The First Horizon Award
Each year, the Eric Hoffer Award presents the First Horizon Award for superior work by debut authors (i.e the first published book of any type by the author). This is an additional distinction beneath the Eric Hoffer Award umbrella.
“The passionate pursuer has all the earmarks of a fugitive.”
Upon registering for the Eric Hoffer Award, a book […]
Editor’s note: If, like so many women, you’re confronting the issue of weight gain and menopause, here’s some advice from Dr. Deena Solomon, a Santa Monica-based weight management expert and the author of Immaculate Consumption: The Path to Lifelong Weight Management:
Develop Patience: Neutralize your mindset by reframing menopausal types of experiences. Being informed about the effects of estrogen provides a greater sense of control. First and foremost, women will need lots more patience to […]
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles resident Kathleen Mulcahy has been fighting with her weight for 55 years.
“My parents had a baby, a son, and he died at birth. I was 7, and I think that was the time I started gaining weight. My mother died when I was 12 very suddenly, and then my weight just escalated. By the time I got out of high school, I weighed about 260 pounds (118 kg),” Mulcahy said.
Come to the University of Arizona to celebrate books and literacy! Attend author panels, visit exhibitors and special visitors, see fantastic local performers, and more! Mark your calendars and come join me at the Tucson Festival of Books! I’ll be in Booth #402 and will be signing books on March 11th at 12:45.
My old friend Howard Steinberg, a practicing Orthodox Jew for over five decades, loves to fast. He sees it as a detox from accumulated sin that deprives him from greater spiritual growth.
“Fasting is about my spirituality,” he said. “Even though I feel hunger, I focus on the meaning of the day, and my relationship with people and God. It is a total focus on my spirit. If I think of food, then I am thinking of […]
Salt sometimes gets a bad reputation. While we know we’re not exactly supposed to let those white crystals snow on everything we eat, it’s actually not that bad for us in many circumstances. We may avoid it in an effort to be healthy, but it’s also often something necessary and helpful to becoming healthier. Many people don’t realize that salt, or sodium chloride, is composed of vital components our body actually needs.
“We lose salt when […]
When trying to lose weight, the specific diet plan you’re on might not matter much. What experts say gets you pound-shedding results is an equation called CICO or “calories in, calories out.” For weight loss to work, you have to restrict calories in some way, so it doesn’t quite make a difference if you’re eating keto, Whole30, Paleo, or gluten-free, so long as you’re making sure you take in less calories than you’re burning.
What Are […]
While cruises are relaxing, entertaining and an exciting, hassle-free way to see the world, some passengers suffer an unwanted side effect. They pile on the pounds.
It’s all very innocent, not really gluttony. Folks just want to sample everything being served, and they’re on vacation, so who can say no to a few desserts?
But weight gain on a cruise is not inevitable, according to one motivational diet guru, Dr. Deena Solomon of Santa Monica, Calif. Solomon is […]
The six-week period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day include more consecutive days of partying than other times of the year. Often, alcohol is factored into the mix. Besides getting “buzzed” from the drink, liquor has a profound effect when it comes to food. A pre-dinner cocktail stimulates one’s appetite in general, but it particularly stimulates appetite for sugary, salty, and oily foods – three […]