5 tips to boost your immune system as you prepare for the cold and flu seasons.

5 tips to boost your immune system as you prepare for the cold and flu seasons: Eat a whole food, nutrient dense diet. Your body needs many nutrients such as vitamin A, C, D and E along with important minerals like selenium and zinc for immune support.  Eating a whole food nutrient diet, focusing on Read more about 5 tips to boost your immune system as you prepare for the cold and flu seasons.[…]

 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?[…]

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.[…]

Tips to Improve the Quality and Quantity of Your Sleep.

In today’s society, so many of us are constantly on the go from one thing to the next.  We stay up late finishing projects, catching up on television shows or surfing social media on our phones.  The days of rising with the sun and retiring with the sun are long gone.  In a time where Read more about Tips to Improve the Quality and Quantity of Your Sleep.[…]

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.[…]

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.[…]