Feeling 'Blah' This Winter? Try the 10-Day Sugar Detox!

Feeling 'Blah' This Winter?  Try the 10-Day Sugar Detox!

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!

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The Food Prep Ritual

The Food Prep Ritual

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. 

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Confused About Fish Oil?

Confused About Fish Oil?

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. 

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Walking is Not Exercise

Walking is Not Exercise

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. 

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