I’m sure you are aware of the surplus of health and nutrition information on the news, in the media, and online. You may even have had some exposure to local health coaching. While some coaches are fantastic, others are not quite as educated and well-informed. Let’s face it! We are continuously bombarded with health news every day. One day coffee is bad for us; the next day we learn it prevents cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. But keep in mind…Not all the information you hear or read is equal, accurate or relevant.

At Barbara Doherty Consulting, we are committed to providing you with the most current, accurate research information on nutrition and your health in general. More importantly, the information you find in this section is well researched, written and presented by reputable and accomplished nutrition and medical experts. We hope the content contained in this section will inspire you and your intellectual curiosity. Remember, your health is my passion!

OUR GOAL: Your good health.

We want you to achieve and sustain a healthy, active, and fully engaged life.

Through exposure to published information in this section, we seek to ensure that healthy lifestyle practices become an integral part of your life.

Power Walking: The Miracle Exercise

Things Happen for a Reason
On Saturday, February 28, 1987, I ran my last marathon.  It was the Cowtown Marathon in Fort Worth, TX.  I never ran again.

It all started and ended one beautiful sunny day […]

Intermittent Fasting: A Most Successful Journey and a Pleasant Surprise

A mindset of eating three, well-balanced meals a day has been imposed on societies for many generations. Often considered a social determinant of good health, research is suggesting otherwise.  The 3-meal concept might not be […]

We Are the Choices We Make

We all have the power to change our situations and become the best version of ourselves. Learn how I was able to overcome an illness with healthy eating and how I can help you on your journey to a better you.

Recipient of Johns Hopkins Thumbprint Award

I am very honored to have been nominated for the Johns Hopkins Thumbprint Award. The award is given to individuals that show compassion towards patients and dedication to the Johns Hopkins Medicine Mission on a […]

There is No Magic Bullet!  If You Want to Lose Weight, STOP DIETING!

Albert Einstein’s definition of insanity is “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”  So, is it fair to say that Yo-Yo dieters are insane?  Kelly D. Brownell, Yale University, coined […]