5 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

2018-12-18T01:45:10+00:00Eating Psychology, Recipe, Self-Care|

The holiday season can be challenging when it comes to holding onto the healthy lifestyle habits you’ve worked so hard to cultivate throughout the year. But it doesn’t have to be that way! There are small things you can do each day through the holidays and in January to help maintain your healthy ways. If you’re someone who works better when you have a goal to stick to, you’ll [...]

Seasonal Eating and Immunity

2018-12-18T01:47:49+00:00Eating Psychology, Gut Health, Self-Care|

Just as the seasons change, your body’s needs change with the seasons. Your immune system demands more during this time of year, and eating in tandem with what Mother Nature naturally provides can keep you feeling in top form—even if you’ve historically gotten sick when the temperature plummets. The Seasonal Connection It appears that Mother Nature may know best. During [...]

De-stress, Build Bones, and Boost Metabolism

2018-12-18T01:51:44+00:00Eating Psychology, Gut Health, Self-Care, Weight Loss|

By now, you probably know that stress takes a tremendous toll on your body, often showing up in the form of headaches, intestinal issues, weight gain, hypertension, insomnia, and other health problems. Did you know stress also wreaks havoc on your bones and calorie burning capacity? If stress travels with you like unwanted baggage, take advantage of summer’s slower pace to let it go, boost metabolism, and build [...]

Why I Eat Organic Produce

2018-12-18T01:52:31+00:00Environmental Toxins, Self-Care|

There are at least two good reasons why I eat organic—and encourage my clients to do the same: Organic food contains fewer pesticides and more nutrients. Fewer Pesticides Chemicals in pesticides can be absorbed into fruits and vegetables, leaving behind trace residues that then get absorbed by your body. Each year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) pores over the results [...]

5 Healing Herbs and How to Grow Them

2019-03-13T15:44:26+00:00Environmental Toxins, Self-Care|

By growing your very own fresh herbs, your medicine cabinet is only as far as your garden plot! Here you’ll find five all-star plants that have potent medicinal properties and thus dubbed "healing herbs." If you aren’t able to grow them yourself, you can still benefit from their healing nature by looking out for them throughout the summer at your [...]

Food and Mood: Lifestyle Changes Can Lift Your Mood

2020-05-05T18:19:50+00:00Eating Psychology, Gut Health, Self-Care|

Do you feel like you’re constantly on a stress-induced rollercoaster? How do your fluctuating moods rule your days? Do you feel blue more often than you feel joy? If so, you’re not alone. One in 24 Americans suffer from dysthymia, or low-level, chronic depression. Fortunately, making small changes in your food, fitness, and friendships can significantly increase your overall happiness [...]

Why Diets Don’t Work

2020-02-03T16:18:29+00:00Eating Psychology, Gut Health, Self-Care, Weight Loss|

You can’t turn on the TV, drive down the road or go to a party without being confronted with America’s hottest obsession: weight. Diets are a billion-dollar industry; companies spend millions and millions luring you to try the latest diet (low carb, high protein, low fat, no fat, you name it) with promises that this will (finally!) be the solution [...]

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