Choose Not To Just Lose Weight in 2017

It’s the end of January. This month has gone by so fast… I cannot believe I am only now posting this. I wonder how many of you have made New Year’s resolutions. If previous years prove to be an indication of what to expect this year, many of the goals set on January 1st have already slipped away as quietly and predictably as the snow blanketing part of the county.

We’ve seen it time and time again. The gym fills to the brim on the first day of January, only to be slimmed down by the fifth. The newest trending fad diet book graces everyone’s reading list only to accumulate dust on the shelf mere months later.

We could spend time talking about how to set proper goals. There are countless gurus and experts who will emphasize the key elements, such [...]

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Healthy Holidays

The holiday season can be a difficult time for those who want to maintain a healthful lifestyle.  Numerous parties, bountiful feasts, so many well-deserved celebrations, each of these can also an opportunity to overindulge.  Food plays such a large part in our festivities that it can be easy to lose your intention amidst the chocolate and cakes and schnapps.  There are a few simple recommendations, however, that can help keep the holidays healthy without sacrificing the yumminess!

Breakfast

This is perhaps my favorite recommendation. Are you ready?

Eat pumpkin pie for breakfast.

Yes, you read that correctly! It’s your childhood dream come true. Limit your selection to one to two slices, remembering that portion sizes matter. At the end of the article, you’ll find my personal Paleo pie recipe, showcasing the same decadent flavor you crave with healthier ingredients.

Lunch

Lunch is the [...]

By |December 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Healthy Holidays|

Are You Ready to Try Genetic Testing for Weight Loss?

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No two individuals are the same. Each of us has our own unique genetic code. While we have known this for years as it applies to specific conditions, genetic testing is now the key for obtaining and maintaining optimal weight and establishing a healthy relationship with food and exercise once and for all.

Sally endorses the Atkins diet. Melissa advocates for early morning running. Sam swears off carbs completely, convinced each time she looks at a baguette she gains five pounds. Then there’s Jen who seems to only eat carbs while maintaining her perfect figure. A quick jaunt down the diet section of the bookstore produces at least a dozen more methodologies, all with stunning reviews.

Whereas you’ve tried them all, and [...]

By |July 26th, 2016|Nutrition 101|Comments Off on Are You Ready to Try Genetic Testing for Weight Loss?|

How to Have a Natural Pregnancy

This is part one of a two-part series.
Some people might find the term “natural pregnancy” perplexing. Perhaps you are asking, “Aren’t all pregnancies natural?”

You are right. Pregnancy is a natural process. Yet, many things have changed since that very first woman brought a baby to her arms centuries ago. While we’ve enjoyed countless advancements in medicine, many modern practices for monitoring a pregnancy have veered from a natural path, becoming unnecessary and or even invasive.

For expectant moms who want to preserve the beauty of a more natural pregnancy and birth, there are many different routes. It starts with educating yourself on the options you have as well as choosing providers who prioritize a more natural approach to medicine. Knowing more about your options and leveraging the power of a healthy diet lessens the need for unnecessary medical intervention.

As [...]

By |May 24th, 2016|Babies & Bumps|Comments Off on How to Have a Natural Pregnancy|