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Alcohol or Sweet Cravings at Night?

Do you have alcohol or sweet cravings, especially at night?  You are not alone – most of my clients struggle with this too.  Here’s a typical scenario: You are trying to eat healthy throughout the day and then something takes over your body after dinner.  You know you are not hungry but you NEED a […]

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Is Your Morning Routine Damaging Your Metabolism?

As an experienced nutritionist, I have found that most people mess up in the mornings.  Does coffee drive you to get your day started?  For most people, they need coffee first thing in the morning.  I understand why – the smell, the boost of energy, and a nice poop. However, coffee first thing in the […]

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Light Pina Colada

We all know that Pina Coladas are not good for us – boohoo.  Well you are in luck – I concocted a light, low sugar version that tastes amazing!  If you enjoy that coconut/pineapple flavor, you are going to love it! Ingredients: 1-2 oz coconut vodka club soda (I prefer natural lime seltzer) splash of […]

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Raspberry Mojito without Sugar

My mint plant is overflowing right now so I was inspired to make mojitos.  Of course I had to manipulate the basic mojito recipe to make it healthier.  I was able to eliminate the simple sugars and believe me, this recipe ROCKS!!! Ingredients: 1-2 oz Raspberry Infused Rum 4 oz Natural Raspberry Seltzer Approximately 10 mint […]

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What Protein Powder Should I Use?

Anyone who knows me, understands that food comes first.  I am not a shake fanatic, but enjoying 1 smoothie a day is totally fine.  You just want to make sure that you pick the right protein powder and ingredients.  And try adding in greens and veggies to your smoothies for a health boost. There are […]

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Simple Way to Fight off Colds

It’s nearly impossible to get together with any of my friends and their families now because someone is always sick.   I really hate the dreaded cold and flu season.   I have one simple word for you to prevent or treat the cold…FLUIDS. Obviously, drink lots of water (herbal teas count too).  Definitely drink more than […]

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Coffee or Tea

With the cold weather and hectic holidays, many of us turn to caffeinated or warm beverages for comfort and fast energy.  When comparing coffee to tea, it is obvious that tea’s benefits outweigh coffee but there are still many pro’s and con’s to both.  Compared to many sodas, juices and sports drinks, tea and coffee […]

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Best Alcoholic Drinks

I don’t know about you, but this is my problem area.  I am a social drinker and the holidays are a social time, so I usually drink too much.  Being a realistic person and nutritionist, I know I am not going to give up alcohol but I will at least choose healthier types of beverages […]

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How Much Caffeine is Too Much?

It seems like a simple topic, but “coffee and caffeine” can be a controversial and sometimes a touchy topic with some people. As a Registered Dietitian who has helped many people detox their body of caffeine, I have seen them struggle emotionally and physically. In this newsletter, my intention is to provide you with some […]

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Metabolism of Alcohol

What’s your alcoholic beverage of choice? Holiday parties are right around the corner and I bet you are wondering, what’s the best choice that won’t pack on extra pounds. It’s obvious that moderation is the most important concept, but I’d like to provide you with some important knowledge so you can make educated decisions. High […]

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