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Is the Keto Diet Good For You?

People always ask me, “What is your opinion on the Ketogenic Diet?” and “What is a Keto Diet”. Here is a simple explanation: When eating a high fat and low carb keto diet, the body is forced into a process called ketosis to use fat (avocado, eggs, grass fed beef) for energy instead of carbohydrates […]

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Packable Snack List

I am on the Space Coast Dragon Boat Team.  When participating in a festival, it is an all day event and it is essential to pack lots of food to maintain my energy.  As the team nutritionist, many of my teammates have asked me for healthy packable snack ideas.   Hope you all find my list helpful to […]

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Top 5 Protein Powders

Clients are always asking me what protein powder they should use.  Seems like an easy question but unfortunately, most protein powders are unhealthy.  I’ve written articles about this topic in the past but I want to provide you with up to date information and options. Read the ingredients What is the protein source?  Soy…NO good.  […]

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Balanced Life = True Weight Loss

I recently wrote this article for Everything Brevard Magazine (January 2018): Balanced Life = True Weight Loss Our American society is filled with busy schedules and high demands.  Along with work and family stressors, does your health and weight stress you out too?  Learn how to balance your hectic routine with a healthy and whole […]

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Daily Affirmations for Healthy Weight Loss

Most of my clients have negative views of themselves.  I hear them saying “I’m fat” or “my metabolism is slow”.  In order to see positive changes with your body, you need to start with your mind.  Your outlook will dictate your future.  If you say your fat, most likely, you will stay fat.  Let’s choose […]

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Weight Loss Carbohydrate Portions

How many carbs are we supposed to eat?  It is a tricky question!  Here are two opposite ends of the spectrum: If you eat too many carbs or lots of processed carbs… Your insulin level will slowly increase causing weight gain. You may have continual cravings for sweets and processed carbs. Other symptoms include fatigue, joint pain, […]

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Top 3 Protein Bars

I wrote this article because everyone asks me if I can recommend a quality protein bar.   The answer is YES!  I have done thorough research by comparing all the popular brands as well as the bars you suggested.  With my strict standards of quality, I am excited that I have found 3 awesome protein bars! […]

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Do you live a BALANCED life?

Recently I was on a girls weekend getaway.  We had so much fun and laughed so hard that my face hurt.  It made me realize that I am craving more balance in this part of my life (less seriousness and more silliness and personal fun).  This is not easy with 3 kids and a career but […]

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Top 5 Quick Food Prep Ideas

I know that most people don’t have enough time to dedicate towards hours of food prepping.  Truly, all you need is 30 min to one hour and you can transform your nutrition.  I’ve said it a million times…If you have healthy choices readily available, you will make better choices, you will eat out less, and […]

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Easy Dinner Ideas

Dinnertime is a struggle for most people.  My household is super hectic after school and work so I totally understand!  Therefore I need to plan ahead for the week and prep accordingly.  I am going to share with you my staple dinners and prepping process that keeps me on track.  Hope it helps to motivate […]

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