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Stress-free while stuck at home

The COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything most of us have ever experienced in our lifetime. Information and mandates related to the pandemic saturate our news and fear and stress seep deeper into peoples’ psyches. When will this all be over? Will I get sick? What if my aging parents become ill? Will my children have [...]
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Hacks for a Healthy Holiday

We are right smack in the middle of the “official” holiday season, which falls between Thanksgiving and New Year’s! How are you doing? Have you fallen off your healthy-lifestyle wagon? I’m here to help you get back on! Here are some hacks to keep you on track: Keep your diet at home clean. Sure, you [...]
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How to lower your LDL cholesterol and increase your HDL cholesterol

In my latest blog about cholesterol, I explained that your LDL cholesterol is the “loser” cholesterol, the bad guy, and it’s important to lower this number if it is high. And HDHL is the “hero,” the healthy cholesterol and you want to raise this number. Here are the most important steps to take to lower [...]
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Celebrate National Take a Hike Day with me

Take a hike. No really, do it! Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States once said, “Of all exercises walking is the best.” If the President of the United States said it, it must be true! (Take that with a grain of salt). It’s National Take a Hike Day so I’m telling you […]

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Back to School Blog # 3: Sleep supports Success

My girls are headed back to school and that means things will be getting a little bit more organized around here. Back to school means back to routines. Gone are the days of staying up past midnight and sleeping until noon! During the school week, I make sure my girls are in bed by a [...]
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Five ways to keep your heart healthy

It’s February—National Heart Health Month. I talk about heart health a lot. It’s a huge deal—heart disease is the number one cause of death for men and women! I am going to do something a little bit different in this blog! I usually talk about heart-healthy foods. In this entry, I am going to discuss […]

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Having a Happy & Healthy New Year’s (Eve)

New Year’s Eve parties are so fun, right? NYE is a time to have one last evening of holiday indulgences (fatty appetizers and desserts and addictive cocktails to name a few). But how awful does it feel to start a New Year with your tummy aching from the mixture of sugar, fat, and who knows […]

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Help prevent cancer this New Year

The scary “c” word is hard to think about. Chances are you have known someone diagnosed with cancer. In fact, 40 percent of all men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime! It’s a terrible, terrible disease, one that you wouldn’t wish upon even your worst enemy. Unless the […]

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10 tips for a healthy 2017

Each New Year comes with new goals to reach. The start of 2017 is the perfect opportunity for you to make some changes. You know that diet you keep putting off? The gym you keep telling yourself you’ll go too? That one snack you told yourself you’d stop eating the whole box of? Well, now […]

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10 hacks for a healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just over a week away! Are you prepared to resist temptation and refuse to overindulge? I think I am. I know it can be hard, but here are some tricks to make your Thanksgiving healthy, yet still incredibly satisfying. Don’t skip meals! I have worked with a lot of people who skip meals […]

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Women’s Health Month wrap-up

As Women’s Health Month comes to a close, let’s examine the most powerful foods and nutrients that prevent dozens of ailments specific to women. The two biggies are omega-3s and fiber. Omega-3s: I cannot stress this enough— omega-3s are natural anti-inflammatories! They essentially help prevent every disease condition, and you learned this month, that they [...]
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