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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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Nutritional Smoothies

July has been a HOT month on the east coast!!!! The thought of standing in front of a hot stove makes me sweat more. My favorite meal these days is a cold smoothie. I love smoothies and shakes because you can make large batch with plenty of leftovers in a few minutes. My only concern […]

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How Much Water to Drink?

Do We Really Need 8 Cups of Water a Day? Ever since I can remember, 8 cups of water a day has been drilled into my head. But what do the experts say? Do we really need to drink 8 cups of water every day? Water is by far the most essential nutrient we consume- […]

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The Benefits of Juicing

Vegetable Juicing 101 Although many people have heard of the wonderful benefits of juicing, few know much about it or where to start. Here is a beginner’s guide to the art of juicing and all it has to offer. WHAT is juicing? Juicing, put simply, is using raw vegetables, fruits, or other fresh ingredients to […]

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Give Up Coffee

So have you noticed that there is a Starbuck’s on every corner these days? People are willing to pay $3 or so for a cup of coffee everyday. This yields over a thousand dollars a year. I think you can guess what my opinion is on this one – WHAT A WASTE OF MONEY. Most […]

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