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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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Plain Water Alternatives

Sick of plain old water?  Many clients tell me that they don’t enjoy the taste of water because it’s flavorless.  Sorry to break it to you…a healthy metabolism needs at least 8 cups of water a day!  Unfortunately, most flavored waters on the market are bad for you.  Here are two popular drinks that my […]

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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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Is Your Morning Routine Damaging Your Metabolism?

As an experienced nutritionist, I have found that most people mess up in the mornings.  Does coffee drive you to get your day started?  For most people, they need coffee first thing in the morning.  I understand why – the smell, the boost of energy, and a nice poop. However, coffee first thing in the […]

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Sweet Cravings

I don’t know about you, but I am always struggling with sugar cravings.  Between my clients and my own experiments, I have some solutions that truly work – some are obvious and some will take you by surprise. Sugar is BAD.  Out of all the known bad foods and nutrients in our diet, sugar is […]

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Simple Way to Fight off Colds

It’s nearly impossible to get together with any of my friends and their families now because someone is always sick.   I really hate the dreaded cold and flu season.   I have one simple word for you to prevent or treat the cold…FLUIDS. Obviously, drink lots of water (herbal teas count too).  Definitely drink more than […]

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How Much Water to Drink?

Do We Really Need 8 Cups of Water a Day? Ever since I can remember, 8 cups of water a day has been drilled into my head. But what do the experts say? Do we really need to drink 8 cups of water every day? Water is by far the most essential nutrient we consume- […]

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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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Healthy Urine pH

I recently wrote a nutrition newsletter called Boost Your Body pH with these Simple Nutrition Tips.  I’ve been testing my urine pH faithfully and I am shocked how low it can get.  Considering that I am a nutritionist and I receive a lot of great food from my Healthy Meal Delivery Service, I would expect […]

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Boost Your Immune System

1. Sleep. Try to get at least 8 hours of sleep a night. Give your body a chance to rest and repair itself from various stresses from the day. 2. Eat at least 5 fruits and vegetables per day. They are excellent in providing essential nutrients, so our bodies have an easier time fighting disease […]

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