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What’s the Deal with Intermittent Fasting

Another hot diet topic: Intermittent Fasting.  These days, everyone is asking me about Keto Diet and Intermittent Fasting.   So…is it healthy not to eat for a long period of time? Here, I will share my views on this eating style and if it is worth the hype. First, lets simplify the definitions of intermittent fasting. […]

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Coconut oil is not “Pure Poison!”

USA Today recently came out with an alarming article on coconut oil.  Now, everyone is asking me…Is coconut oil good or bad?  First let me make it known that my family consumes coconut oil on a daily basis and I truly believe that we are not at risk for heart disease or cancer. As a […]

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CBD Oil instead of Advil

Does CBD Oil get you high? The answer is NO!  Medical marijuana contains high amounts of THC which makes you feel “high,” while CBD (cannabinoids) oil is made with very little THC.  In fact, there are some CBD oils on the market that have zero THC.   Therefore, CBD oil is non-psychoactive and still gives people great […]

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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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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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5 Ways To Help Digestion

Your digestion is an important key to your metabolism!  If you show symptoms of constipation, loose bowels, bloating, heartburn, or stomachaches, your metabolism and health will decline.  Follow these 5 steps to improve your digestion, metabolism and your quality of life.  High fiber diet! – A high fiber diet is essential to having a healthy […]

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What does your poop say about your health?

Poop is a bad potty word with my kids but it is common talk with my clients. Your bowels actually say a lot about your health. Your digestion is one of the most important components of your metabolism so your bowels can be directly related to your weight and many other health issues. If your […]

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Updated Dirty Dozen & Clean 15 List

I shop for a family of five and we rarely eat out so I am always trying to budget our grocery bills. When trying to eat healthy, this can be challenging.  If you are on a budget or have limited availability to organic produce, utilize the  Dirty Dozen list and shop organic for these fruits […]

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Are you trying too hard to lose weight?

Are you always struggling to lose weight?  Some people claim that they have a slow metabolism because nothing seems to work.  Well maybe this is a sign…a sign for you to listen to your body. Maybe you are trying too hard.  When your body and mind are overworked and not nourished properly, your adrenal function […]

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Too Busy to Eat Right?

Can’t find the time to eat healthy and stay consistent on a balanced wellness plan?  Yes, I know this is a common problem BUT I need to call you out.  Here is something that you should always remember…Without your health, everything else means nothing.  You are unable to take care of your family, you are unable to work, and […]

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