We're eating WAY too much of the sweet stuff, with the average American consuming approximately 22 teaspoons of added sugar per day in the form of sugary beverages, cookies, cakes, candies - even condiments like ketchup and salad dressings. To make matters worse, processed foods you wouldn't even expect to have sugar can contain high amounts as well!Read More
What if I told you that there is one thing you can do each week that would save you about $50 and give you at least three more hours of free time all while decreasing stress and improving your — would you do it? Well you should! The one thing I’m referring to is starting a food preparation ritual. In fact, prepping your food ahead of time is a critical step when trying to stick to a healthy eating plan long-term.Read More
The New York Times recently ran an article; Fish Oil Claims Not Supported by Research. It’s caused quite a reaction, especially with some of our clients because we recommend fish oil to everyone, unless they are taking a blood thinner or are allergic to shell fish.
I want to break this article down and show how the media has blown this out of proportion and explain why we will continue to recommend fish oil.Read More
A few weeks ago I was giving a presentation to a group regarding the best way to exercise. I think I may have ruffled some feathers when I mentioned that walking does not count as exercise. “Whoa, wait a minute! Aren’t we supposed to walk at least 10,000 steps a day?” Yes, walking is something our bodies are designed to do, a lot of and often. It’s what we should be doing every day, like eating and sleeping, which is why it’s considered an activity, not exercise.Read More