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Rate of Metabolism

Quiz: Rate Your Metabolism Your metabolism is essentially the key to your health however it is probably the most underestimated and misunderstood concept. Most of my clients seek my services because they want to lose weight. This is a wonderful goal to work toward, especially since being overweight is a precursor to many different types […]

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Post-Holiday Diet

6 WAYS TO LOSE HOLIDAY WEIGHT The most common New Year’s Resolution is to lose some weight. The holidays are a joyous, yet stressful time filled with tons of desserts and rich meals. Let’s shed those pounds and start the New Year off with some new healthy lifestyle changes. Follow these steps to improved health. […]

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Healthy Stool

It’s not a lovely topic, but sometimes it’s important to talk about stool, AKA poop, crap, dump, bm, #2. As a nutritionist, I ask every one of my clients about their stool. Do you go regularly? How many times a day? What is the consistency? What color is it? Answers to these questions help clarify […]

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Training for a 5K

Getting started with a wellness regimen and being consistent are the hardest aspects of staying healthy and fit. I recently visited a close friend who was struggling with these issues (along with quitting smoking!). Kelly seemed very motivated to get started, but she did not know where to start. I believe this is a common […]

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Worst Restaurant Foods

Eating out and eating healthy usually don’t mix. A lot of my nutrition clients think they make good choices when eating out, but the truth is unbelievable. I researched a bunch of restaurants and found some startling numbers. Instead of checking out fast food joints who are known for their unhealthy food, I decided to […]

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Diet Myths

Top 7 Nutrition Myths 1. AVOID CARBOHYDRATES TO LOSE WEIGHT Truth: Carbohydrates are the #1 fuel source for our bodies. The key is to eat the right kind of carbohydrates, such as starchy vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and legumes. Another key is to eat the right amount of carbohydrates for your height & weight and […]

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Coconut Oil Saturated Fat

Coconuts are filled with tons of saturated fat. So why are they so good for us? First I want to make it known that saturated fats, like coconut oil, is much better for you than the processed and heated polyunsaturated oils, like soybean and vegetable oil.  Coconut oil is mostly saturated fat so it is […]

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Acid Base Balance

A new hot topic out there is the pH of our body or our acid-base balance. Simply put – If your pH is under 7, this is considered acidic. If your pH is over 7, this is considered basic or alkaline. A low pH or acidic environment is very bad for our bodies and cells. […]

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Trying to Lose Weight?

For most people, their new year’s resolution is to lose a few pounds or a lot of weight. I respect people’s desires and goals, but I’m sick of the quick fix, “Fad Diets”. In case you have not noticed, Americans are dieting more than ever, yet we are getting fatter and fatter with more chronic […]

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