Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

15 Best Foods For Your Heart

Screen shot 2014-02-11 at 7.26.14 AMPublished February 2014: Livestrong.com

15 Best Foods For Your Heart

Article Excerpt:

In a fast-paced world where convenience trumps (more time- and labor-intensive) healthy home cooking, the battle is on to protect your heart. The food choices you make can drastically affect your heart health, energy and appetite control. Keep your heart in tip-top shape with choices that are tasty, healthy and convenient for the entire family. From berries and nuts to fish and leafy greens, find out which foods are best for your heart. Continue reading

February 11, 2014 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , , | 1 Comment

A New Year of Food: Buy, Sell and Hold

Screen shot 2013-01-13 at 11.25.37 AMPublished January 2013: Livestrong.com

A New Year of Food: Buy, Sell and Hold

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Achieving your financial goals and reaching your wellness goals may not be as different as you think. Knowing what to buy, sell and hold is crucial when it comes to both your finances and your food choices. “If you are a wise investor, you would keep the high risk portion of your portfolio to a minimum; and it’s the same story with your food choices. The consequences of those choices could not be more important,” says Dr. Joseph Colella, Pittsburgh-based bariatric surgeon and weight-loss specialist. Continue reading

January 13, 2013 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , , | 3 Comments

10 Tips to Not Overeat

OvereatPublished December 2012: Livestrong

10 Tips to Not Overeat

Article Excerpt:

Holiday get-togethers, with their spread of scrumptious goodies, are like a license to let go, the signal to abandon your hard work and discipline for just a few days or weeks. But don’t let the joy of the season leave you sitting around the table in a food coma. Instead, practice mindful eating and use simple tricks to ensure you don’t blow your healthy lifestyle. Continue reading

December 8, 2012 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , | Leave a comment