• Blog,  Exercise,  Nutrition,  Sleep,  Stress Management,  Weight Loss,  Women's Health

    Are You Eating Healthy But Still Can’t Lose Weight?

    You do everything “right.” Somehow, however, those stubborn extra pounds won’t leave. And worse, they seem to have shifted to your midsection. What happened to your shape? You can be eating healthy and still struggle with weight. For women, it’s easy to blame slowing weight loss on the hormonal shifts that come with age, but these changes are not necessarily due to menopause. Instead, insulin resistance could be the cause. How Does Insulin Affect Your Weight? Let’s start by looking…

  • Blog,  gut health,  Stress Management,  sugar,  Thyroid Health,  Weight Loss

    Thyroid Disorders: How to Reduce Your Risk

    Your thyroid is your body’s powerhouse. Your energy levels, metabolism, and heart rate are all controlled by this small, butterfly-shaped gland. Without enough thyroid hormone, your mitochondria aren’t able to produce the energy that your cells need for optimum performance. At the other end of the spectrum, your body can go into “overdrive” if it produces too much thyroid hormone. Thyroid Issues are More Common Than you Think With so much at stake with regards to your overall health, maintaining…

  • Stress Management,  Supplements,  Vitamins,  Weight Loss

    B Vitamins: Are You Getting Enough?

    B vitamins are sometimes called the energy vitamins, since they help put a spring in your step and play an important role in maintaining your energy levels. (In fact, they play such a key role that perhaps they should also be called the “Brisk, Bouncy, and Bright” vitamins)  In actuality, there are eight different kinds of B vitamins, and each one has its own distinct job. How do B Vitamins Help? These vitamins work as a carefully orchestrated team. Together…

  • Goals,  Nutrition,  Stress Management,  Weight Loss,  workshop

    Healthy Mind, Healthy Weight Workshop

    Are you frustrated with feeling like you have all of the tools to be healthy, but nothing sticks? Are you tired of gaining and losing the same 10lbs? Are you fed up with emotionally eating, only to then feel the cycle of guilt and shame? I hear you. I have been coaching in the nutrition and lifestyle space, with a focus on weight loss for the last 15 years. Every day I see people that have all of the motivation…

  • Blog,  Nutrition,  Weight Loss

    Is Any Amount of Alcohol Safe?

    Alcohol: Is any amount safe?  So you will notice that I saved this beauty for after the Christmas season 🙂 This is one of the most heated nutrition topics around. I posted a study a couple of months ago that stated that moderate amounts of alcohol was correlated with better health outcomes than no alcohol. We also know that the blue zones which contain the most amount of centurions will consume a glass of red wine daily. When these studies…