A Healthy And Happy Future Awaits You!


You Ask: Dear Allison: I have struggled with my weight all of my life. In the past I have done better with power walking better than dieting or anything else. I kept off 80 pounds for about 5 years. That was age 25-30. I am now 41. I had been hovering around 240 lbs. for […]

Federal Government Embraces an Anti-Cancer Diet


The mission of the Integrative Medicine Program is to optimize health, quality of life and clinical outcomes through integrative medicine education and research-driven clinical care. – MD Anderson Cancer Center More than two thirds of adults and one third of children are obese or overweight in the United States. Mounting evidence links excess body weight […]

“Be Fit For Your Future” & Celebrate Your Strength! Today’s Tip #1 – TAKE THE STAIRS!


Tip #1 April 1, 2011  Healthy Body = Healthy Mind Not only does exercise strengthen our muscles and our heart, protect our body from injury, illness, disease and premature aging, but exercise also helps build our self esteem and confidence. Regular exercise will help you like – even love yourself! Science has proven that when […]

Enhance Your Brain Power!


Most people assume that as they get older, their brain becomes weaker. They believe it’s just a natural part of aging and there is nothing they can do about it. As it turns out, that might not be true after all. Many of the world’s top scientists believe there are several things you can do […]

THIS IS A MUST READ! Shaping The New You: A Love Letter From Your Treadmill!


An hour of basketball feels like 15 minutes. An hour on a treadmill feels like a weekend in traffic school. ~David Walters I see the way you look at me. Your head turns the other way as you walk by me on the way to the laundry room, hoping that I won’t see the guilty […]



I have a confession to make! I am generally a very healthy eater. I’m usually mindful of what I put in my body and how it makes me feel. I enjoy knowing that I’m fueling my body and mind in a way that will enhance my health, energy, and well being. So how exactly did […]

10,000 Steps A Day Challenge! Checking in! How’s That Pedometer Working Out for You?


It’s been a glorious month for walking since Askinyourface.com kicked-off 10000 Steps Together!  We are ready to do it again!  So, how’s the stepping going? Hopefully you are clipping on your pedometer every morning and counting your healthy steps! If you’re stepping backwards a bit – no worries!  I’m back IN YOUR FACE with plenty […]

The Impact of Integrated Medicine in Primary Care


I recently attended a symposium conducted by the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Michigan. This two day symposium was dedicated to updating physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants as well as a host of integrated medicine practitioners on research and successes of incorporating integrated medicine in primary care. It was very exciting […]



Are you bored with the same daily workout routine? Are you sick of paying high prices for a personal trainer? Or maybe you’re just still searching for a great life-changing fitness regime you can actually stick with. Now, Jordan Levin is IN YOUR FACE with CrossFit Bloomfield, the newest, hottest full body workout. CrossFit Bloomfield […]

Good Fat Bad Fat: Your Body Fat


Good Fat, Bad Fat, Ugly Fat, Your Body Fat! Sounds like a Dr. Seuss book. But it’s not – Dr. Seuss couldn’t make this stuff up! You know that junk you have in the trunk – that extra padding you hate on your hips, thighs and butt? You may not like the way it looks, […]