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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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Pro’s and Con’s of the Paleo Diet

Wow, there is a lot of hype about the Paleo Diet these days.  I know this nutrition and lifestyle program has truly has helped tons of people so I have many positive things to say about it.  On the other hand, it is not a healthy fit for many people as well.  I’m here to give you my […]

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No need to be Scared of Carbs: Best Carbohydrates

Are you scared of carbohydrates? Most clients seeking support for weight loss are SCARED of carbs?  In general, I find that people who skip carbs at most meals do not lose weight successfully.  Instead, it tends to backfire on them.  An unbalanced diet usually leads to intense sugar and carb cravings, not to mention all the […]

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Unwanted Weight Around Your Midsection?

Most of my clients complain about extra flab or inches around the middle.  What’s so loveable about love handles?  And we all know that the apple shaped body is more prone to heart disease, diabetes and stroke. On a positive note, fat stored in the midsection is metabolically active so it’s easier to lose when following the right […]

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Overview of Detox Programs

Have you ever done a detox program?  There are so many programs out there – it’s hard to know what will work and what’s safe.  As a clinically trained Registered Dietitian, I was initially against these kinds of programs.  But after living in CA for 10 years and working with amazing holistic practitioners, I became way more […]

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