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Sugar Intake Related to Joint Pain

I love it when my clients have realizations and epiphanies.  As they change their daily patterns and improve their nutrition, they start to become mindful of how they feel related to their habits.  In one week, I once had four clients tell me that their significant joint pain went away (almost completely) once they minimized […]

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Dropping Pounds VS. Revamping Your Metabolism?

I am very passionate about this topic.  In fact, it’s the backbone of all my programs and services. Sunshine Wellness Mission is to help motivated women who are fed up with dieting to regain control of their metabolism and daily routines.  We promise no more hamster wheel of self deprivation…fatigue…disappointment.  Instead, we provide realistic programs […]

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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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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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Ladies Only: Natural Birth Control

Natural Birth Control When young women start to become sexually active, many are automatically prescribed “the pill”.   Did you know this method is only 91% effective, according to Planned Parenthood.  Many women stay on birth control pills for a decade or more.  If you think about it, that is over ten years of taking artificial […]

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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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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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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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