If you’re like me, finding great Christmas gifts for each of your loved ones can be a challenge. And it can be even more difficult when someone is following a special diet, trying to lose weight, battling a medical condition, or simply trying to live more healthfully. To make it a little easier, I’ve compiled … More 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for That Fit and Healthy Loved One In Your Life
What to do when that time of year rolls around? Candy, cakes, pies, ice cream, cookies, mashed potatoes, rolls, biscuits, pancakes, waffles, pumpkin this, and peppermint that. Every year when October rolls around, my clients begin thinking about how to strategize their weight management efforts for the holidays. And yes, it often begins at … More Holiday Nutrition Guide 2016
Consuming antioxidant-rich and anti-inflammatory foods are vital for good health. They support our cardiovascular system, our brain, our central nervous system, our vital organs, and our hormones. Without these valuable nutrients in our diet, we are at greater risk of developing chronic disease. But, did you know that we also have internal antioxidants? These anti-inflammatory … More Internal Antioxidants: Our Bodies’ Primary Defense System
So, you have a family history of cardiovascular disease. Or, maybe you have experienced symptoms of heart disease yourself. What do you do? Avoid saturated fats? Eat more unsaturated fats? But, what about coconut oil? And the talk about trans fat being hard on your arteries? What’s the truth about carbs? There’s a lot of … More What’s the Deal with Saturated Fat?
I get questions almost daily from clients about nutritional supplements. Do I need to take a multivitamin? What dosage should I take? Can I take take anything I want? Does the brand really matter all that much? I also have some clients who are extremely skeptical of taking anything, even a multivitamin. These clients typically … More Nutritional Supplements: How To Choose What’s Right For You
Every season we see new food trends and fads. Last year, egg yolks, specialty pastas, middle eastern spices, tea-infused foods, game meats, and seaweed—among others—made a comeback. This fall, we’re seeing the rise of spiralized veggies, grain-free foods, smoothie bowls, tigernuts, cauliflower, coconut butter, grass fed butter, turmeric and bone broth rising to fame. I … More My Top Three Must-Try Foods for Fall 2015
The month of June is also National Men’s Health Month! I am partnering with Oscar Insurance to share this road map with you about the simple steps that men of all ages can take to stay healthy. HEALTHCARE CONCERNS Did you know that 34.6% of men aged 20 and older are obese? Or that 31.6% … More The Importance of Preventive Healthcare for Men