Don’t Beat Yourself Up. Tips for getting back on track.

After taking a little time off I am getting back into the swing of things.  The holidays were nice. We spent the holidays with family and, unfortunately, the boys spent most of winter break battling sickness.  We didn’t follow a routine which was very refreshing, but it is hard to get back on track and Read more about Don’t Beat Yourself Up. Tips for getting back on track.[…]

The Best Nutrition Plan For Your Needs

With so many choices it can get confusing to pick the right diet or nutrition plan.  Are you curious about paleo, primal, keto, or one of the many other diets?  I know you have heard me talk about bio-individuality before, but what exactly does that mean? There is no one size fits all or perfect Read more about The Best Nutrition Plan For Your Needs[…]

Is Cholesterol Bad for Your Health?

Did you know that dietary cholesterol or the cholesterol that is found in foods, such as egg yolks and butter is different from the cholesterol that is found in your blood?  The cholesterol that is found in your blood is produced in your liver.  According to Uffe Ravnskov, MD, PhD., author of Fat and Cholesterol are Good Read more about Is Cholesterol Bad for Your Health?[…]

Leaky What? Leaky Gut and How to Heal it.

Leaky gut or intestinal permeability is a condition that affects the lining of the intestines.  It occurs when there is damage to the intestinal lining, which then allows toxins, microbes, undigested food particles and waste to cross the intestinal wall and enter the blood stream.  When this occurs it may trigger an autoimmune response, which Read more about Leaky What? Leaky Gut and How to Heal it.[…]

It Is Amazing What You Can Accomplish in 21 Days – My experience with the 21 Day Sugar Detox

When I first started the 21 Day Sugar Detox (21 DSD) I was nervous, 21 days is a long time, right?!  Going into week 3 I realized that 21 days is not a long time at all.  It is amazing what can be done in 21 days and how much can change in those 21 Read more about It Is Amazing What You Can Accomplish in 21 Days – My experience with the 21 Day Sugar Detox[…]

 My “go to” 21 Day Sugar Detox Products

I am finishing up the final week of The 21 Day Sugar Detox (21 DSD).   I’d like to share with you 5 of my “go to” products, in no particular order; GT’s Kombucha, you are allowed 8 oz. of kombucha (fermented tea) per day while on the 21 DSD. Consuming kombucha is said to have Read more about  My “go to” 21 Day Sugar Detox Products[…]

We all have our own version of healthy. What is yours?

Do you find yourself wanting to be a healthier version of yourself?  I am not just talking about weight loss or your fitness level, I am talking about your overall health.  Do you keep saying right now is not the ideal time; I will start next week or next month or after the holidays?  Well Read more about We all have our own version of healthy. What is yours?[…]

It is Time for me to do The 21 Day Sugar Detox Again.

It is time, time for me to complete The 21 Day Sugar Detox.  It has been awhile since I completed a 21 Day Sugar Detox and honestly, I hadn’t felt the need.  I live a healthy, clean-eating lifestyle most of the time, but lately I have noticed my sugar cravings increasing.  I am not to Read more about It is Time for me to do The 21 Day Sugar Detox Again.[…]

How To Live A Balanced and Healthy Lifestyle: 3 Things you should know.

As a nutritional therapy practitioner, certified personal trainer and health and wellness coach my goal is to help individuals and communities learn to live balanced healthy lifestyles.  Health and wellness is something that I have been interested in for as long as I can remember.  I also have a strong desire to help people, and Read more about How To Live A Balanced and Healthy Lifestyle: 3 Things you should know.[…]

Magnesium, an essential macro-mineral.

Give me all the chocolate!  Chocolate cake, chocolate bars, chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate!  Is this you?  Did you know that craving chocolate is a common sign of magnesium deficiency?  (Read more on what your cravings mean here).  Along with chocolate cravings, other signs of magnesium deficiency include being ticklish, being agoraphobic or having a Read more about Magnesium, an essential macro-mineral.[…]