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Healthy Habit 2020: Get enough sleep

If you consider yourself a healthy eater and you exercise regularly, but don’t get enough sleep, guess what? Your sleep deprivation can completely undermine your other health efforts! On average most of us get 6.5 hours of sleep a day. The National Sleep Foundation says we need 7-9 hours of sleep. When we don’t get [...]
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Get your Engine Revin’ with Nutrition

I would have to say, weight-loss aside, the number one complaint I hear from my clients is tiredness. So many adults feel as though their energy is absolutely zapped. If you are sleep-deprived, of course you need to address that! Here are some nutrition-add-ons that can also help! 1.) Breakfast should be your heartiest meal […]

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Hydration during the No White Flour Challenge

There is a powerful “ingredient” that will help you get through the No White Flour Challenge. It’s something most of you are not getting enough of—water! Hydration is essential for your health; whereas white flour zaps your energy, water is an amazing energizer! That’s right; not coffee, not tea, but WATER. Let me tell you […]

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PMS prevention tips

How do you feel five to 11 days before your period? Bloated? Irritable? Tense? Anxious? Emotional? Exhausted? Mood swings? Do you get migraine headaches? Do you have insatiable cravings for sweets? If you experience any of these symptoms, then premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is no stranger to you.  Guess what though? I have good news for [...]
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Eat right to sleep tight

It’s almost midnight and you are wired; like most nights, you just can’t seem to settle down. What can you do nutritionally to help get some much-needed shut-eye? First things first, avoid caffeine after noon. Your good friend Joe can impede sleep for several hours after consuming it. Don’t forget that chocolate, soda, and several [...]
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