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  • Tips to Beat the Thanksgiving Day Bulge

    Thanksgiving is right around the corner.  Here are some tips and tricks to help you stay healthy and feeling your best. DO NOT skip breakfast or lunch on Thanksgiving Day.   Be sure to eat a breakfast full of protein, whole grain carbohydrates or fruit, and healthy fats.  Have a lighter lunch if you’re eating […]

  • Stop Worrying So Much About Food Additives

    It is clear that chemical food additives aren’t good for the body.  They are chemicals.  They’re not real.  Your body can’t really use them, and in very large quantities, they may actually be damaging to your cells.   BUT BUT BUT:  Obsessing about chemical food additives and food overall can be far worse for your health than eating them. There is absolutely, […]

  • The 80-ish Percent Rule

    “If you can eat well 80% of the time, you can have whatever you want 20% of the time.”  When working with my clients I prefer to use the phrase “the majority of the time” rather than “80% of the time.” Here’s why: Just like with our weight, or similar to when counting calories, we set […]

  • Why is Breakfast the Most Important Meal of the Day?

    Breakfast is referred to as the most important meal of the day by most health professionals, but why?  There are a few things you should know about what and how your body metabolizes energy for this to make sense. Your brain requires carbohydrates to function. If you do not eat carbohydrates, your liver will make them from […]

  • 3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Diet

    Making changes to your diet can become overwhelming.  Keeping track of the number of food groups to “avoid, eliminate, and cut out” is a lot of work.  Try reframing your thought process and stick to these 3 simple tips: Aim to eat every 2-4 hours.  Each time you eat, you should eat enough food to keep you […]