Magnesium- an essential element

About 80 percent of Americans have a magnesium deficiency and most of them don’t even know it.

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Protecting Your Heart with Exercise

February is Heart Health Month and since heart disease is still the number 1 killer of Americans each year we’d all better have a comprehensive strategy for protecting our cardiovascular system. How Bad Is It? The statistics on the state of heart health in the US are sobering: In the US, over 2000 people die…

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Stop Self-Sabotage

As a Transformational Nutrition Coach, I see many people struggle to maintain healthy lifestyle habits and meet their wellness goals.  Generally, the lifestyle habits my clients struggle with the most are those related to food.  I’ve seen clients make amazing progress and then throw in the towel because of a family party, a vacation or…

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The Happiness Factor

I’ve been pondering a lot about what really makes me happy, fulfilled and contented in my life.  It’s been an eye-opening experience because I want to be happy all of the time yet I often catch myself feeling trapped doing things that don’t produce happiness.  Don’t get me wrong, I feel like I’m pretty happy…

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What is a Plantain?

Plantains are a member of the banana family. They are starchy, lower in sugar and must be cooked before serving as they are unsuitable raw. Plantains are used in many savory dishes somewhat like a potato would be used and are usually fried or baked.

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Everyone Needs a Coach

“Everyone needs a coach. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast or a bridge player.” – Bill Gates Even the best of the best in every field of endeavor are limited by their own visual blinders. In order to change ourselves we need to surround ourselves with support. We…

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Kaizen – Constant, Continuous Improvement

One of the most interesting things that happens as I coach and work with patients to help them achieve their health goals is that I often notice patterns of behavior between people who are not in any way connected to each other. I have always been fascinated by the fact that there are “trends” that…

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Transform Dry Winter Skin

When the weather is cold the air is drier and this causes our skin to dry out more as well leaving us to experience, dry, flakey and itchy skin.

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The Scoop on Nutrition Bars

Whether you’re an elite athlete, a weekend warrior, a soccer mom or just like to stay active. Chances are you have probably packed a nutrition bar with you before, in fact manufactures are counting on it!

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The Importance of Healthy Relationships

Here’s a question for you. What are the most important lifestyle habits that create health?  If you are like 90% of the people I’ve asked that question to in the past, you probably answered “diet and exercise”. While it is great that most people at least know about the need for a nutritious diet and…

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