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February 6, 2016

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Finding the Root Cause of Your Aches and Pains.

Do you suffer from aches and pains? Do you use over the counter pain medications on a regular basis? The pain medications you are taking could be causing more harm than they are helping. It is time to figure out…

The Many Names of Sugar

Sugar intake is on the rise, the average American consumes approximately 130 pounds of added sugars a year! 130 pounds, that is a lot, it breaks down to approximately 31 teaspoons of sugar a day! All this sugar, which is…

Tips for Reading Food Labels and Checking Ingredients

When making food choices and trying to eat a healthy, nutrient dense diet one of the most important things you need to know and start doing is reading labels and checking ingredients. It goes beyond looking at the front of…

Two powerful tools: accountability & community.

ACCOUNTABILITY & COMMUNITY Accountability- the fact or condition of being accountable; responsibility Community- a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing a common attitudes, interests and goals. Accountability, we all need it!  We need it for any…

Don’t let the holiday weekend keep you from reaching your health goals.

Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer, including an extended three day weekend, with celebrations often times including unhealthy foods and alcoholic beverages. Holiday weekends can make it more difficult to stick with your nutrition plan and exercise program.…

Nutritional Detoxification

  Many of us have tried a detox or know somebody who has tried a one or is doing one now.  There are tons of ads selling us the latest “detox” to help us lose weight or kick start our…

5 Tips to Help Relieve Seasonal Allergies

Are you one of the millions of Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies or what is also referred to as Hay Fever?  If you don’t suffer from this I am sure you know somebody who is feeling miserable because of…

Ditch the Sugary and Processed Snacks!

Are the items in your pantry keeping you from reaching your health goals?  Do you find yourself wondering why you cannot lose those last 5 to 10 pounds?  Ever wonder why you are always craving sugar or find yourself snacking? …

Stress, Fatigue, Exhaustion? Is it Adrenal Fatigue?

Adrenal fatigue seems to be everywhere these days.  I read articles about it online, see Facebook posts, listen to podcasts; but what is it and why should I care? Adrenal fatigue is a fatigue caused by overworked, or poorly working,…

Breakfast. Dinner. Who has time for meals?!

Quick and Easy Meal Ideas. I often hear people say they do not have time for breakfast.  I also hear so many people say they are too busy to make healthy dinners at home. There are two things I recommend…

5 Simple Swaps to Make Eating Real Food Easier

5 Simple Swaps to Make Eating Real Food Easier. As I have said before, switching to a real food diet does not need to be overwhelming.  Many times we overcomplicate the process when we should just keep it simple.  We…

Is All Protein Created Equal?

Not all protein is created equal.  What do I mean by this? As a nutritional therapist I am a firm believer in bio-individuality and can respect a person’s decision to choose the type of diet they want to follow.  If…

Low Carb? No Carb? Are carbs the enemy?

Low carb diets have become all the rage over the years and carbohydrates have gained quite a bad rap, which makes the topic of carbohydrates confusing.  Carbohydrates are one of the macronutrients that make up foods, the other macronutrients are…

Is Fat Bad For You?

Is fat bad for you? Are you consuming the right fat? Have you been told that fat is bad for you?  Are you, or have you been, on a low fat diet?  If so, you are going to want to…

My Favorite Health and Wellness Blogs and Podcasts.

I am writing this post from sunny Florida.  We decided to book a last minute spring break vacation to the sunshine state.  I wish I could stay in Florida until it was warm and sunny in Wisconsin.  We have been…

5 things you can start doing today to improve your digestion.

Digestion is a north to south process that starts in the brain.  The three main organs, from a nutritional standpoint, that are important to digestion are the stomach, the pancreas, and the gallbladder.  The main goal of digestion is to…

The Importance of Being Properly Hydrated.

Do you drink enough water?  Water is the most important nutrient in the body.  Water is also the most common nutritional deficiency among the American population.  Water has many roles within the body.  Water regulates body temperature, makes breathing easier,…

Stop failing to plan and start meal prepping!

I have two words and a quote for you… Meal Prep… ”If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail” –Benjamin Franklin It is the middle of the week, it’s 5 PM, and you have nothing planned for dinner. …

A commitment to eating healthy.

You have committed to eating healthy, are all set to go, but you are not sure what is healthy and what is not.  It can be overwhelming with so much information out there on the internet.  One website says eat…

What is gluten and Should I give it up?

Gluten is the general name given for proteins that are found in wheat, rye and barley.  The two main gluten proteins are gliadin and glutenin.  Gluten, which literally means glue in Latin is what makes dough elastic, allows bread to…

Could your food cravings be telling you something?

Could your food cravings be telling you something?  Many of us experience food cravings, which is completely normal but often we feel ashamed by them.  Cravings can stem from hormone imbalances, emotional issues, and general imbalances in the body.  Your…

Snacks for on the Go!

Trying to eat healthy when life gets busy can feel overwhelming to many people.  Often times when we get busy and don’t have a plan in place we say the heck with it and we grab whatever is convenient in…

Does food tracking lead to obsessive thoughts around eating?

Does food tracking lead to obsessive thoughts around eating? I ask this question after trying many different forms of food tracking.  I mean haven’t we all counted calories at one time or another?  I know I have!  I can remember…

We are officially almost three weeks into 2017!

Wow!  We are officially almost three weeks into 2017!  This year instead of making a New Year resolution, I decided to set goals for myself, both personally and professionally.  I was tired of pretending that I was going to actually…

What Should I Eat and Where Should I Start?

What should I eat and where do I start? Let’s start with the basics; nutrition is a science that is focused on the interactions between living organisms and their food.  It includes the study of the biological processes used in…

Shhh…I have the secret to optimal health!

Shhh...I have the secret to optimal health.  What if I told you I had a secret and that secret was about how to reach optimal health? Would you want me to tell you the secret?  What would you do to know…

Five of My Favorite Things!

With the year coming to an end I wanted to share with you five of my favorite things that have made my life easier and are helping me live a healthier and happier lifestyle!   #1:  To Top the list is my…

The Start of Jamey Floreck, Nutrtition. Fitness. Coaching.

Hi there! I hope you are doing well and find what I have to say along the way useful and thought provoking at times.  I am a recent graduate of the Nutritional Therapy Association, which means I now have the…

Transformed!

Transformed body and mind. Physical and mental health are both so important.Over the past year and a half physically I have changed but I also feel healthier mentally and emotionally. A lot changed during the year span that these pictures were…