Dr. Kim Foster

10 Common Causes of Fatigue

Feeling “tired all the time” is a modern-day plague. It’s rare that I meet someone who doesn’t describe this feeling. Seriously. So what’s up with that? Well, I have some thoughts. And on my Yummy Mummy Club blog I’ve broken… Read More

Passport to Health: Part Deux

In my first post on this topic, Passport to Slim: Weight Loss Secrets from Around the World, I talked about how (and why) other countries kick our butts all over the place in terms of staying trim &… Read More

Busy? 5 Health Mistakes You’re Making Because You Think You Don’t Have Time

We’re all “busy”. But sometimes things get particularly frantic. And when that happens, what’s the first thing to suffer? Yep, your health. Are you guilty of the following health mistakes when the going gets tough? Let me flip things… Read More

Need an Energy Boost? 5 More Tips.

If I had a nickel for every person who said “I’m just so tired…” Wait a sec. I do have a nickel for everyone who says that. And that’s because it’s one of the top reasons people visit their… Read More

Morning Rituals for Health

How many of us start the day running before our feet hit the floor? Are your mornings a frazzled mess? Instead of lurching into your waking hours and figuring things out as you go, maybe you need to… Read More

Holiday Stress Survival Kit

It’s ironic, isn’t it? A season that’s meant to be a happy, wonderful time of celebration so often ends up being stress central. A lot of holiday stress has to do with over-commitment. Most of us have pretty full plates to begin… Read More

How To Beat That Afternoon Slump

Quick show of hands: who’s familiar with that 3 pm crash, the inconveniently-timed energy dip affectionately known as the “mid-afternoon slump”? Yeah, me too. If a siesta isn’t exactly an option for you in the middle of the day (it certainly isn’t… Read More

7 Ways Yoga Benefits You, Body & Soul

Have I mentioned how much I love yoga? I recommend yoga so often to patients, I’m almost getting tired of hearing myself gush about it. But really, if you’re looking to improve your health–physical, mental, or emotional–it’s hard to go wrong… Read More

How Much Water Do You Need To Drink, Really?

My oldest son drinks next to nothing. I swear, he’s a camel. I have to beg him to drink anything, and he’s always been like that. My second son, at 16 months, drinks water like it’s his job. And you know what?… Read More

Need An Energy Boost? 7 Tips to Help You Rock the Casbah (Part 2)

Lost your zip? Too tired to even…go shopping? As promised, here’s another disco of energy-boosting ideas. (See here for my first 3 tips) 1. Drink Up Mild dehydration can easily creep up on you.  Trouble is, even slight dehydration… Read More