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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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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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What Sunscreen to Use

Do some sunscreens actually cause cancer? Rate your sunscreen. Since I am a nutritionist and personal trainer, I usually write about nutrition and exercise. However summer is here and there is a lot of buzz about sunscreens and their impact on your health. For all the beach bums, families, fair skinned individuals, or anyone who […]

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Supplements You Should Take!

In today’s world of power marketing and confusing information about nutrition & supplements, it’s hard to choose the right supplements for you. I’ve narrowed down this complicated process by answering key questions you should ask and listing my favorite supplements that everyone should take. BETSY’S PHILOSOPHY ON NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTATION: Your nutrition and lifestyle habits are […]

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Most Popular Supplements

I just sent out an article: Supplements You Should Take: Two Key Supplements For Everyone.  Yes, there are two essential supplements that I recommend for most everyone, but there are a few more get an honorary mention (for specific conditions). To sum up my newsletter, here are my ultimate favorites for most of my clients […]

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Theanine Benefits

Just because we live in paradise, doesn’t mean we don’t feel a bit tense and anxious sometimes.  If the whole world is sitting on top of your shoulders, and life is moving just too fast, I may have a little glimmer of hope for you. Many of us take daily prescriptions like xanax and paxill to […]

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