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3 Steps to Conquering Your Sugar Cravings

Are you constantly thinking about where you’ll get your next sugar fix, your next “guilty pleasure” or “cheat?” Ever swore you were only going to  “just have one,” and before you know it the entire box is gone? Or—and I know this was one of my big problems—have you made an excuse for why you NEED ...

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The Gospel (aka: The Good News!) About Exercise

What if I told you that you could lose weight by eating more, sleeping more and exercising less? Would you believe me? Or does that sound too good to be true? I get it. It can be hard to comprehend—even for me!—the fact that I’m in the best shape of my life while working out LESS ...

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Is Coconut Oil bad for my heart!? (Re: That USA Today Coconut Oil Article)

I got all of your concerned and confused messages about that article from USA Today on how the American Heart Association released a report saying that coconut oil isn’t healthy and never has been….UGH! This is the world we live in, and I’m so glad so many of you are on the defense! I CALL BS. And have a ...

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Calories Aren’t All That Count

On one of my first days working as a hospital dietitian, I had a patient come in with a feeding tube. A feeding tube is a device used to provide nutrition to people who cannot eat orally. This patient was receiving all of his nutrition through the tube, which means I could control every last calorie ...

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Cholesterol: Your TRUE Love (are you ready for this?)

Let’s talk about your heart. Since February is American Heart Month, it’s extra heavy on my heart just how many people I hear from who want to break up with cholesterol. When really…. we should be falling in love with cholesterol over and over again! First things first—let’s get clear on how serious an issue heart health is, before ...

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Top 3 Myths You Believe About Probiotics

It wasn’t until I had a client with sugar addiction, rock bottom energy levels, and continual weight gain that I had to dig deep and expand my expertise into what could help this young girl out. The “client” was me. One of the answers to my problems? Probiotics! I was surprised because when I was in ...

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My Mattress was Putting my Health in Jeopardy!

Goopy, disgusting BLACK mold, alive and growing…UNDERNEATH MY MATTRESS! My two thousand dollar bed. The very bed I spend ⅓ of my time in. Little did I know I was sleeping with mold. Instant flashbacks from the past year came to mind: How sick I’d been—sneezing all the time, coughing, congestion, watery eyes. I even came ...

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Coffee Real Talk

Questions that frequently come up during our coaching appointments and in our group programs are: “What about coffee!?” Is it bad for me?” “What kind should I drink?” “How much is too much?” “What can I add to it?” I LOVE me a good cup o’ joe too… and clearly I’m not alone! The basics of ...

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But Our Ancestors Didn’t Take Supplements!

 “Our ancestors didn’t take supplements, so why should I?” It’s true! Our ancestors didn’t take supplements, so it’s totally valid to question why you should today. The reality is that our ancestors’ environment was much different than what we experience today. We aren’t out hunting and gathering our food under the sun. Instead, we’re inundated with incredible ...

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The Scary Scoop on Supplements

Is supplement regulation a joke? Do you realize you might be taking supplements that contain a potentially dangerous mix of cheap fillers and mystery ingredients? This is what happens when regulation laws aren’t in place. A recent study by the New York State attorney general’s office revealed that 4 out of 5 supplements on the shelves of ...

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