Winter diets and cold weather go together. Are you craving comfort foods and fighting the urge to curl up and snuggle in, avoiding the cold and any form of exercise? I know I am. In fact, recently while I was watching a program about brown bears and their habits, the thought crossed my mind… wouldn’t it be great to spend the winter hibernating? Imagine, if only we could gorge ourselves on tasty foods, get fat on purpose and then emerge in spring with all the weight gone!
Unfortunately nature has programmed us to respond to shorter days in many ways like the bears. We eat more, we exercise less and we want more sleep. We are designed to gain weight, slow down and conserve energy as the winter approaches...Read More