Dr. Kim Foster

Chewing The Fat

(One of my favorite old posts…please indulge me in this re-boot, as I’m busy writing like mad, lost in fictional worlds…) Used to be, all fats were considered bad. We gobbled down low-fat versions of everything, assuming this was the… Read More

More Good Health News About Chocolate

I’m always happy to report when there’s good news about chocolate. And here’s the latest: a recent study found an association between chocolate consumption and a reduced risk of stroke. The study was conducted in Sweden and examined… Read More

The Health Value of Friendships

A recent study showed that people in their 40s with a wide circle of friends have a greater sense of well-being than those without close friendships. (As a side note, the researchers behind this study are calling these ages “mid-life”… Read More

For Healthier Bones: Drink Up?

We already know that wine is full of antioxidants, is good for your heart, and reduces your risk of stroke…but now a recent study has suggested that wine may actually improve your bone health, too. I’m going to… Read More

The French Paradox Encore (Or, How to Eat Foie Gras and Still Lose Weight)

This was one of my very first posts…and since I happen to be in France right now on a family vacay I thought it a good time to re-run this favorite of mine: Wouldn’t it be fabulous to… Read More

A Prescription for Travel

Skipping vacations may make you feel better in the pocketbook department…but did you know it’s a bad idea for your health? Over on my blog on Yummy Mummy Club I recently wrote a post about the health dangers… Read More

What to Snack On When You’re Stressed

I know–when life is throwing you curveballs, your impulse is to bee-line for the freezer (chocolate chip cookie dough Haagen-Dazs, anyone?) or the snack cupboard (hello, Sea Salt & Vinegar Kettle chips…). But that’s not going to make anything better…. Read More

Healthy Mommy: Neglect The Housework…For Your Health.

Finding the time to achieve a healthy lifestyle is challenging. Big-time. Exercise takes time, preparing healthy meals takes time, getting sufficient sleep takes time. But there are only so many hours in the day, right? To that end, I’ve got a… Read More

7 Health Benefits of Massage

I’m a big fan of the spa. And my all-time fave spa treatment? Massage therapy. I’ve long been convinced that it’s more than just an indulgence. A professional, therapeutic massage is so relaxing and feels so great…there just has to be health… Read More

An Early Valentine: The Health Benefits of Chocolate

I’ve written about chocolate in the past, of course. But…I think it’s a topic worth revisiting, don’t you? Especially this time of year. To that end, I recently dug into the research and created a handy little roundup of… Read More