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Back to School Blog #1: Packing Healthy School Lunches even for Picky Eaters

Do you believe school starts in just over a few weeks?  I’ve had so much fun with my girls this summer and I’m always a little sad to send them back to school come September. But each year it gets a little easier seeing them grow and turn into little ladies! One thing I’ve been […]

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Controlling your food portions

It is so easy to overeat when we don’t portion out our food. You know how it goes…you bring a bag of almonds to work and by the time lunchtime arrives, you read the label on the bag and realize that you have eaten close to 1,000 calories worth of almonds or seven ¼ cup […]

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The Power of Five

How good are you at assuring that you get the five powerful foods in your diet every single day? I’m talking about protein, dairy, vegetables, fruit, and whole grains? My guess is that you may have the protein part down (specifically if it is meat), but the other groups are more challenging. Let’s go through […]

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The Difference between Insoluble and Soluble Fiber

You’ve heard this from me before: EAT MORE FIBER!!! In fact, only 10 percent of Americans are consuming enough fiber every day. Fiber is absolutely essential in achieving a healthy, vibrant lifestyle. It aids in weight loss, helps lower cholesterol levels, and keeps your blood sugar levels stable. The American Heart Association eating plan suggests […]

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Get your Kids Excited about Eating Healthfully

My girls love to eat healthy and this warms my heart. I have many clients who tell me that their kids are picky eaters or that they have no interest in trying new and healthy foods. Well, here are some tips they may just excite your kids about eating healthfully. Play a game in the […]

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What I Mean by Real Food

You know what my tagline is right? It’s, “We are real people who promote eating real food.” I teach people how real food can prevent chronic conditions and I provide suggestions that work for the individual or family, sports team or corporation! This is not a diet! This is about building a healthy lifestyle. So […]

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Healthy Snacks during the No White Flour Challenge

I have been asked a lot of questions about how to maintain the No White Flour Challenge over the past week and perhaps the most frequently asked question is, “What do I do about snacking?” I know, I know, plain ol’ fruit and veggies can get boring, but you can “spice it up,” literally! This […]

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Fill up on Fiber!

As part of the NO WHITE FLOUR Challenge, I want to pass along some info. about fiber. When you consume fiber, your body is so happy! Fiber helps prevent so many ailments. Here are just a few of the positive effects of flour: it can help reduce your LDL (BAD) cholesterol; it can help prevent […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Convert your kids to healthy snackers

Childhood obesity is an epidemic in our country. It’s not uncommon for children to be overweight, but think about the convenience foods on the market. They are loaded with sugar…even some foods that we think are “healthy.”  And. sugar converts to fat and has even spiked incidents of type-2 diabetes in children Start reading labels […]

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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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Make your meals colorful and your health will be wonderful

The colors of fruits and vegetables reflect the antioxidants found in them. When you make your meals vibrant with as many colors as possible from using a variety of fruits and vegetables, you are assuring ultra-protection against numerous diseases and health ailments. Keep in mind the fact that all veggies and fruits have tons of [...]
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