Ditch the Diets this Spring

If you turn on the TV or log into any social media site, chances are you will see all kinds of ads for diet and weight loss plans. Does it ever make you stop and think “what makes them come back year after year if people should be losing weight and keeping it off with … Continue reading Ditch the Diets this Spring

Inflammation 101

Do you ever find yourself plagued with fatigue, joint inflammation or even arm and leg stiffness? Did you know that your diet and lifestyle choices can influence inflammation? Things like sugar, saturated fat, trans fat, refined carbohydrates, excessive alcohol consumption, and processed meats may all trigger inflammation. Let's dive into what you can do to … Continue reading Inflammation 101

Let’s Sleep on It

Do you find yourself compromising a restful night's sleep for work or family obligations?  Besides still feeling tired in the morning, chronic lack of sleep may be causing you more harm than you think. Let's take a look at how sleep can impact your health and how to get more sleep at night - starting … Continue reading Let’s Sleep on It

Exercise for Heart Health

February is National Heart Month, a time to bring your health to the forefront and make changes to keep your heart pumping strong. Did you know that exercise, along with a health diet, is a key component of preventing heart disease? Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, according to … Continue reading Exercise for Heart Health

Detox 101

Do you need a detox to rid your body of "toxins?" That is a question many of my clients have been asking with the turn of the New Year. Let's uncover the evidence-based truth behind these detox diets/supplements. What is a Detox? A detox is a type of diet that is supposed to clean your intestines … Continue reading Detox 101

Nutrition & Breast Cancer

Did you know that only 5 - 10% of breast cancers are thought to be hereditary? The other 90-95% is contributed to diet and lifestyle factors. Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do to decrease your risk of developing breast cancer! 1 - Maintain a Healthy Weight The American Cancer Society reports that … Continue reading Nutrition & Breast Cancer

Meal Planning and Prepping Like a Pro

Do you find yourself too busy during the week to create healthy meals? Do you often settle for picking up food at the nearest drive-thru? Do you want to have healthy and ready-to-eat options available for all meals? If this sounds like you, then this post is for you! I will be sharing my top … Continue reading Meal Planning and Prepping Like a Pro

7 Ways to Reduce Stress Over the Holidays

The holidays are right around the corner and while this time can be filled with fun activities, it can also be stressful and lead to overeating. It is important to find a balance between your health and enjoyment of the holiday season. This balance includes recognizing stress and taking action to reduce it! 1 - … Continue reading 7 Ways to Reduce Stress Over the Holidays

5 Things to do with Halloween Candy Leftovers

Are you struggling with what to do with the pile of Halloween candy that is collecting in your house (and just calling you to eat it)? Dodge candy overload this year with these five tips! 1 - Donate your Candy to a Sweet Cause Instead of throwing out your excess candy, donate it to Soldiers' … Continue reading 5 Things to do with Halloween Candy Leftovers

5 Strategies to Get Motivated to Eat Healthy

Do you struggle with weight-loss or healthy eating motivation? You know what to do, but you just can’t get yourself to do it, even though you know you probably should? If you are at this point or have been here before, this post is absolutely for you! Today, I want to share with you my … Continue reading 5 Strategies to Get Motivated to Eat Healthy