• 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…

  • Blog,  Nutrition,  Stress Management,  Weight Loss

    Top 10 Tips for Healthy Holidays

    Are you enjoying the final stretch of 2018? It’s a fantastic and fun time of the year. Unfortunately, it’s also a difficult period for maintaining healthy habits. Check out our list of the top 10 ways to stay healthy and happy over the holiday season. Reframe your holiday expectations. Consider this: If you think of the holidays as an exhausting test of your endurance, and holiday treats as evil temptations to be resisted with all available willpower, how will your…

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    Three Week Busting Belly Fat Challenge

    January is the best time to reset and get ready for the year ahead! This year I’m sharing my cleanse that I do every year after the holidays. Whether you are on a weight loss or weight maintenance program, resets are necessary to maintain or create vibrant health. December is about the wonderful feasts….carbs, sugars, alcohol and indulging!  All of these practices raise insulin and tell our body to store fat. January is an opportunity  to focus on the reset…

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    Healthy Weight Loss Preserves Muscle and Bone Mass

    We all know the benefits of weight loss.  Not only does it makes us feel great and boost our confidence, but the loss of weight has been linked to improved glycemic and cardiovascular markers as well as reduced inflammatory markers. Since inflammation is at the root of all chronic disease this is a very beneficial thing to reduce.   What a lot of us don’t know is that how you lose this weight is also important. With weight loss being…

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    The Secret to Sustained Weight Loss and Weight Maintenance

    With this kind of title you are hoping that I am going to tell you about the holy grail of weight loss.   Take this supplement, eat this type of diet, exercise in this way, meditate, sleep well, get the right type of bacteria in your gut, stress less or optimize your thyroid function.   If you struggle with sticking to a plan, feeling like your weight fluctuates or feel hopeless in ever achieving success you are not alone.  …