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Create a Healthy Morning Routine

Envision this dreamy situation…You go to bed early and sleep well.  When you wake up, you feel rested.  You get up before anyone else in the household for some quality alone time.   You start out your morning with a short meditation to clear your mind.  You have enough time to review your schedule and plan […]

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Omega-3’s Linked to Recovery of Muscle Soreness

Studies show that omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) have been shown to help in the recovery of muscle soreness, lessen joint pain, headaches, and migraines. Here is a simple way to explain how it works:  When you intake omega-3’s, your red blood cells are transported with the omega-3 fatty acids to increase the amount of […]

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Do You Need Electrolytes?

Imagine that you just had an intense workout and you are sweaty or maybe you’re feeling a little run down, like your body is missing something. Yes, you probably need ELECTROLYTES!  Electrolyte replenishment is essential for some people (if you sweat a lot or exercise in the heat). Pay attention for symptoms of depletion (cramping, […]

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Stop worrying about your appearance!

I just got back from a 4 day surf getaway with my husband (check us out on a wave together).  It was awesome and I had an epiphany while there that I’d like to share with you.  Here is my journal entry: Brian and I have visited El Salvador numerous times, mostly for the surf […]

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Heartburn? Get off meds naturally!

Many people suffer from heartburn.  The good news is that it is preventable.  Most of my clients are able to get off acid reducing medications and control heartburn through diet and lifestyle changes alone!   Here are the most common causes and tips to reduce heartburn. Possible Causes of Heartburn: Mindless eating – not chewing well […]

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Probiotics and Your Health

Clinical Research: According to the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, research has shown probiotics to be helpful in the treatment of many GI issues, poor immune systems, decrease the risk of cancer, and can reduce bad cholesterol.  As you can see, probiotics are great for your gut and overall health! They go into your […]

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Ask yourself these questions when setting goals?

Recently, my business mentor asked me some essential questions to help me hit my new year’s business goals.   I like these questions because they really made me think. Same goes for us trying to conquer our personal and health goals.  So when you set a goal for yourself, I want you to ask yourself these […]

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Best Pastas

Pasta is always a family favorite.  Unfortunately, most pastas are super processed enriched with white flour and filled with gluten. This can cause inflammation, bloating and major fatigue. When searching for pasta, I make sure it has healthy and made from clean ingredients. Here are some of my favorite gluten free pasta brands: Ancient Harvest  […]

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What are your Core Values?

Instead of setting unrealistic New Year’s Resolutions and health goals, identifying your Core Values is way more helpful!  If you follow through with this exercise, I guarantee you will see more results! Have you ever asked yourself…What are your core values?  It’s an important question that deserves some serious thought.  Take your time and write […]

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Splenda vs. Stevia

 At restaurants, you’ll notice Splenda packet are readily available, as well as at the Supermarket.  Is Splenda a good alternative to sugar?  My quick answer is No. Splenda is an artificial sweetener made in a laboratory. The “sugar” used in Splenda is called sucralose, which is not a real sugar. Studies show that when cooking […]

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