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[…]

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.[…]

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?   Do you find yourself getting tired in the afternoon and wonder why?  You are most Read more about Ditch the Sugary and Processed Snacks![…]

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, adrenal glands.  It frequently occurs in individuals who are under a lot of mental, emotional Read more about Stress, Fatigue, Exhaustion? Is it Adrenal Fatigue?[…]

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 break food down into small molecules in which the cells can absorb the nutrients. The Read more about 5 things you can start doing today to improve your digestion.[…]

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, transports nutrients, removes wastes and flushes toxins.  It also improves oxygen delivery to cells, improves Read more about The Importance of Being Properly Hydrated.[…]

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 all the carbohydrates the next says don’t eat any carbohydrates and eat all the fat!  Read more about A commitment to eating healthy.[…]

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 the moment.  Many times convenience is a drive through, a gas station or whatever is Read more about Snacks for on the Go![…]

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 going through my personal training program and learning about nutrition, wanting to see results, and Read more about Does food tracking lead to obsessive thoughts around eating?[…]