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Should You Go Low Carb??

Should You Go Low Carb??

Carbohydrates get a lot of attention. And that attention is predominantly “bad”. It’s gotten to the point where people are reluctant to eat sandwiches. Anything that has carbs has become “off limits” and we’re attempting to fill that void with either protein or fat. But why? Isn’t our body supposed to have some carbohydrates? Don’t they give us energy?

Why the Scale Lies

Why the Scale Lies

Losing weight and eating healthy is tough work and nothing can be more discouraging than getting on the scale and seeing a disappointing number flash across that screen.  Don’t let the number intimidate you!  Just remember, from water retention to glycogen storage and...
Intermittent Fasting: Is It Healthy?

Intermittent Fasting: Is It Healthy?

Intermittent Fasting: Is It Healthy? 3 Popular Types of Fasting As we’ve discussed, fasting is an easy to use tool to help you in either your weight loss goals or to improve your overall health.  It’s also a way of quickly getting your body into ketosis (burning fat...
Food Sources of Vitamin D

Food Sources of Vitamin D

The more we discover the benefits of vitamin D, the more we realize that we need to spend more time in the sun. But what if we live in the Northern hemisphere, where days are shorter? And how can we ensure that we have enough vitamin D to stay healthy?

Will Alcohol Sabotage Your Diet?

Will Alcohol Sabotage Your Diet?

As a health and weight loss coach, I often get asked “What about alcohol? Can I still have a glass of wine or a beer?” I get it. It’s a very socially accepted practice to get together with your friends, loosen up with a drink and talk about your current ups and downs...
Goddess Kale Chips

Goddess Kale Chips

Simply put… the best way to eat Kale <3 Dressing: ¾ cups sesame tahini ¼ cup tamari ½ cup apple cider vinegar ½ cup water ~ more if needed 1 clove garlic – pressed 1 lemon – juiced 1/2 cup nutritional yeast flakes 2 bunches kale, broken into large...
5 Steps to End Emotional Eating

5 Steps to End Emotional Eating

We all do it.  We eat a chocolate bar thinking…. hoping…. that somehow it will make us FEEL better. It usually doesn’t.  In fact, most of my clients report feeling WORSE. So why?  How?  What do we do? How can we end the emotional eating battle?  Lots...
11 Holiday Tips

11 Holiday Tips

This is the time of year where insulin levels can sky rocket, throwing your blood sugar levels out of whack and causing you to store the food you eat as fat. Your focus should be on eating balanced meals while consuming low glycemic foods.  Do this and you’ll...
Case Study – LP

Case Study – LP

Transformation happens from the inside out…. *LP* and I crossed paths at a yoga event.  She was the keynote speaker discussing mental health and the benefits of yoga.  She was exuberant and passionate. We exchanged FaceBook profiles. As I followed her on FB I...