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6 Reasons to Limit Processed Foods and Why…

6 Reasons to Limit Processed Foods and Why…

My dad laughs at me when I refer to food as “processed”.  To him, most foods we eat are processed in some way. Oranges are cut from trees, ground beef has been ground in a machine and butter is cream that has been separated from the milk and churned.  There is however, a difference between mechanical processing and chemical processing. …

Meditation, NOT just for Hippies

Meditation, NOT just for Hippies

My husband loves to call me his “tree hugging, nuts & berry eating, California hippie”.  It’s true.  I did grow up in Berkeley, CA where my mom wore no make up, I wasn’t allowed to eat meat and meditation was part of our daily practice.  Once I turned 18, I flipped a switch and rebelled against my ‘wackadoo’ upbringing.  I…

How Gratitude Can Change Your Life

How Gratitude Can Change Your Life

It’s easy to be ungrateful these days, isn’t it? It’s easy to want things that we don’t have.  I may even go so far as to say that being ungrateful is stitched into the very fabric of our society.  Social media, television, magazines, radio are constant reminders of how little we do have rather than how much we should be…

Good Fat vs. Bad Fat

Good Fat vs. Bad Fat

We need to consume healthy fats in order to have a healthy body.  Fat is a nutrient, and just like we need a certain amount of carbohydrates and protein, we also need to eat fat in order to have energy, to absorb vitamins and to support brain and heart health.  I am a Health Coach, not a doctor, so you…

Simple, Daily Detox for Optimum Health

Simple, Daily Detox for Optimum Health

Detoxing is vital to do in this toxic world. For so many years as a health coach, I focused simply on digestion because I do believe that good digestion leads to a healthy life. But then one day I realized that in order to have good digestion, you must be detoxing properly. The light went off in my head. Detox…

10 Reasons you are NOT losing weight

10 Reasons you are NOT losing weight

You wrote out your goals, set your intentions, changed your mindset, but still – – – the weight isn’t coming off yet. It may not be 100% your fault. As we age things change. What you did 10 or 20 years ago to lose weight may not work for you today. Here are my top 10 reasons why you may…

Top Slimming Foods

Top Slimming Foods

While there is no magic recipe for weight loss, there are however certain foods that can help you reach your weight loss goals faster than others. The one common denominator these foods share is that they are high fiber, which helps you stay fuller longer. Add some or all of these foods into your weekly meal planning and you may…