5 Convincing Reasons To Quit Sugar

Is sugar really that bad for you?  For years’ fat was demonized and the craze was no-fat/low-fat.  Now it seems that sugar has become the new devil.  Should you believe what you are hearing?  Is it time to kick sugar to the curb like you did so many years ago with fat?  My answer is Read more about 5 Convincing Reasons To Quit Sugar[…]

7 Benefits of Adding Collagen to Your Daily Nutrition.

Three months ago I introduced Collagen to my daily nutrition and the results have been amazing.  I had used collagen here and there but not consistently up until three months ago. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body.  It is found in our muscles, bones, skin, blood vessels, tendons and digestive system.  Collagen Read more about 7 Benefits of Adding Collagen to Your Daily Nutrition.[…]

The Nutritional Implication of Medications

Are the prescription medications or over the counter medications you are taking depleting you of vital nutrients? Have you ever asked your Doctor what nutritional implications your medications may have? No? Most people wouldn’t. I would assume that the doctor would provide you with this information and some might, so you would be informed of Read more about The Nutritional Implication of Medications[…]

Identifying Food Sensitivities With Coca’s Pulse Test

Identifying a food allergy, intolerance or sensitivity can take time and/or cost a lot of money.  One of the most effective ways to identify an intolerance or sensitivity is to do an elimination diet, but this method can take several months.  There are different food allergy tests on the market too, but these tests are Read more about Identifying Food Sensitivities With Coca’s Pulse Test[…]

Kick Sugar Cravings To The Curb With the 21 Day Sugar Detox!

I am officially a Certified 21 Day Sugar Detox Coach. Starting next month I will be running both local and online Detox groups. You may ask yourself, what is “The 21 Day Sugar Detox”? The 21 Day Sugar Detox was created by Diane Sanfilippo, Certified Nutrition Consultant and author of The 21 Day Sugar Detox Read more about Kick Sugar Cravings To The Curb With the 21 Day Sugar Detox![…]

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 what the underlying cause of your aches and pains are and stop using painkillers to Read more about Finding the Root Cause of Your Aches and Pains.[…]

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 commonly hidden in our foods is wreaking havoc on our bodies. Consuming too much added Read more about The Many Names of Sugar[…]

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 the box and seeing deceiving words like natural, organic, heart healthy, whole grain, low sugar, Read more about Tips for Reading Food Labels and Checking Ingredients[…]

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 goal that we set for ourselves, whether nutrition and fitness related or not.  We need Read more about Two powerful tools: accountability & community.[…]

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. Do not let this holiday weekend set the tone for the rest of the summer. Read more about Don’t let the holiday weekend keep you from reaching your health goals.[…]