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Betsy’s Top 4 Supplements (with recommended doses)

You’ll notice that I do not emphasize lots of supplements.  In fact, when working with clients, supplementation is usually the last topic I touch on.  Vitamins and nutritional supplements are used to “supplement” your diet. Your daily diet and lifestyle habits are #1 HOWEVER there are a few key supplements that are important! What to […]

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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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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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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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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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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 Protein Powder Should I Use?

Anyone who knows me, understands that food comes first.  I am not a shake fanatic, but enjoying 1 smoothie a day is totally fine.  You just want to make sure that you pick the right protein powder and ingredients.  And try adding in greens and veggies to your smoothies for a health boost. There are […]

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