FRUIT JUICE WARS!

April 24, 2018#ThirstyThursday, Healthy You

We live in a world of superlatives, constantly striving to achieve our personal best or to identify the best. In the world of nutrition and fitness, it’s no exception. Don’t believe me? The mere term, “SUPERFOOD” would imply a mission to zero in on the top picks for our health. And so today’s mission was born, … Read More

PICKING PROTEIN IS LIKE PICKING A SPOUSE!

April 23, 2018#TransformationTuesday, Healthy You

WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT? WANT TO BUILD LEAN MUSCLE?  THEN YOU NEED MORE PROTEIN! We used to think protein was for bodybuilders. NOT TRUE! Protein is necessary for everyday functioning, both because our bodies are formulated from protein and because this nutrient drives our metabolic, digestive, and detoxification functions…and Amino Acids are the building blocks behind it all. … Read More

WHY DIETS DON’T WORK!

April 20, 2018#TransformationTuesday, Healthy You

YOU WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT?…It’s the Ten Million Dollar Question, RIGHT? This is the most frequently asked question I receive! If only there were an easy, quick fix! Oddly, there are so many diets, yet obesity and disease, particularly diabetes, are on the rise, especially amongst children and teens! How can that be? We know how to … Read More

FISH TACOS WITH CILANTRO MANGO SLAW

April 20, 2018#WednesdaysWeCook, Recipes

There are those “quintessential” summer meals, those that just scream, “SUMMER!”  And, then there is that background voice reeling you back into “healthy mode,” reminding you to eat clean and to stay on track with  your nutrition and fitness goals. YOU CAN HAVE THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS! Today, I’m cooking up FISH TACOS with … Read More

A SIMPLE WEIGHTLOSS PLAN

April 18, 2018#MotivationalMonday, Healthy You

You’re sweating, aren’t you? Me too! Summertime is quickly approaching, it’s heating up, and we all want to look great! It’s bikini season! YEP!…everyone is thinking about leaning up and getting fit; the thought alone makes me sweat! You say, “I have a slow metabolism, I already am eating clean…I eat fruit and veggies all … Read More

10 PILLARS FOR SUSTAINABLE HEALTH

April 17, 2018#MotivationalMonday, Healthy You

I’m sick of diets! They have plagued most individuals since the dawn of time, noting as early as 1087, when William the Conqueror had gained so much weight that that he went on a liquid (alcohol) diet. As you might have predicted, he did lose weight, but I’m pretty sure he lost strength too, since a horse … Read More

WHAT DIET WORKS?

April 16, 2018#TransformationTuesday, Healthy You

For years I was searching endlessly for that “one magic nutritional answer.” You know the one: “WHAT DIET SHOULD I EAT TO BE HEALTHY?” You too? You’ve researched, and pondered the trends, right?…Paleo? Low Fat? Sugar Free? Gluten Free? Low Carb? Alkaline Diet? Low Calorie? Juicing? This is only scratching the surface for the mirage of … Read More

WATER MAKES YOU SMARTER!!!

April 15, 2018#ThirstyThursday, Healthy You

WATER MAKES YOU SMARTER!!! It’s true! We have long touted the benefits of drinking water, and now I have the confirmation I needed that this is an underrated health tip! There is a proverb that states, “Water is the World’s First and Foremost Medicine.” Ironically, I’ve noticed that on days in which I exercise, I … Read More

FOUR WAYS TO GET HEALTHY

April 13, 2018#TransformationTuesday, Healthy You

We are all looking for the “MAGIC GENIE,” the “quick fix” to get fit, healthy, energized, and happy. Sadly, there’s no rapid recovery for a lifetime of choices. BUT,  I’ve come to realize there are four simple variables that allow you to stake your claim to a life of wellness, and with consistently engaging in these … Read More