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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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Splenda vs. Stevia

 At restaurants, you’ll notice Splenda packet are readily available, as well as at the Supermarket.  Is Splenda a good alternative to sugar?  My quick answer is No. Splenda is an artificial sweetener made in a laboratory. The “sugar” used in Splenda is called sucralose, which is not a real sugar. Studies show that when cooking […]

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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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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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How to Prevent Getting a Cold

It’s that time of year again…the dreaded cold and flu season. For some people, getting a cold or the flu is expected every year, but it surely doesn’t have to be. I could write a whole newsletter on the flu shot, but I’d prefer to focus on proactive nutrition and lifestyle habits that are way […]

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Nutrition Myths

1. Myth: Everyone needs to consume milk and other dairy products to get enough Calcium. Facts: Nearly 85% of Americans are lactose and or casein intolerant, lacking the essential enzymes needed to digest milk and other dairy products. Moreover, humans are the only mammals that drink another mammal’s milk. Although milk is often considered the […]

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Nutritional Smoothies

July has been a HOT month on the east coast!!!! The thought of standing in front of a hot stove makes me sweat more. My favorite meal these days is a cold smoothie. I love smoothies and shakes because you can make large batch with plenty of leftovers in a few minutes. My only concern […]

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Being a Healthy Vegetarian

There is a multitude of reasons why people become vegetarians: moral, religious, social, and health concern. While certain health advantages do exist, it is extremely important for anyone contemplating cutting out an entire food group to be conscious of various nutritional depletions. Benefits of a vegetarian diet when properly balanced can include a decreased risk […]

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