5 Ways to Balance blood sugar and never have to diet again

5 Ways to Balance blood sugar and never have to diet again

July 07, 2020

Trying to decrease sugar in your diet seems like a daunting task when you don’t know where to start. It’s easy to get overwhelmed because sugar is found in so many foods. 

The objective is to a eat whole food diet that has easy-to-digest foods that include a protein source (meat, poultry, fish, beans, nuts/seeds or organic non-GMO tofu), fiber (lots of veggies) and some healthy fat to help delay the release of natural sugar from the rest of the food into the bloodstream. Remember, the key here is to delay the release of sugar into the blood. 

These are 5 simple steps to help you feel prepared and in control of your weekly meals:

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The Surprising Reason You Feel Fatigue and Can’t Lose Weight

The Surprising Reason You Feel Fatigue and Can’t Lose Weight

June 29, 2020

Insulin is a fat storage hormone. It makes you fat, tired and hungry! In this article, I’ll show you how to normalize your blood sugar levels and how to regain your energy and your life back.

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Do you get “hangry” when you skip a meal?

Do you get “hangry” when you skip a meal?

June 22, 2020

Do you get cranky when you skip meals? My client Susan was snapping at people at work and she felt irritable, dizzy and fatigued when she didn’t eat. She thought this was normal; after all, her mother and grandfather had the same condition. Her solution? Eat sugar-containing food every couple of hours and to make sure she had food with her at all times. This wasn’t working...

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What Should I Eat? A Complete Guide

What Should I Eat? A Complete Guide

May 24, 2020

The most commonly asked question I get as a nutritionist is “What should I eat?” Most people want to improve their diet because they want to lose weight.


What if I told you that even though you need to lose weight, your primary focus should not be on losing weight but on gaining health, and that weight loss will occur as a natural byproduct of this transformation? What if you could stop counting calories, measuring foods, and depriving yourself of enjoyment at mealtimes? What if you could achieve your goal of losing weight without the hunger and drudgery of yet another diet? Read on.

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This Matters More Than You Think...

This Matters More Than You Think...

May 23, 2020

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When asked, most people think they eat a “pretty clean diet”, but what does that mean? Due to many factors beyond our awareness, I think that we’ve lost track of what constitutes a clean diet in America. You may be surprised to learn that much of the “normal” food options available today do not remotely resemble the food your grandparents grew up eating.

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10 Tips for Eating Healthy While Traveling

10 Tips for Eating Healthy While Traveling

February 04, 2020 1 Comment

Eating while on vacation doesn't have to stop you from enjoying your vacation. Follow these tips to be able to eat healthy foods while you travel

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The Truth about Detoxing - 4 Biggest Myths Debunked

The Truth about Detoxing - 4 Biggest Myths Debunked

January 07, 2020

Thanks to much of what we hear in the media, detoxing has earned a reputation for being unhealthy and even unsafe. When you hear the word “detox,” do you immediately think of all-liquid diets, expensive supplements and short-term deprivation for short-term gains?

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Ten Ways to Improve Bone Health and Prevent Osteoporosis

Ten Ways to Improve Bone Health and Prevent Osteoporosis

December 27, 2019

Making changes in your lifestyle after a diagnosis of osteoporosis may seem like a tall order. Epigenetics shows us that our environment plays a key role in the development and expression of our genes. Shifting environmental factors like diet, exercise, stress management and replenishing nutrient deficiencies may just be the key to restoring bone health. Here we discuss ten ways you can shift the "terrain" to prevent and treat osteoporosis.

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The Bittersweet Truth About Sugar

The Bittersweet Truth About Sugar

December 11, 2019

Chronic disease exists in a terrain or an environment that is conducive to feeding that condition. The gut, pancreas, liver, immune system, circulation and brain are all affected by this environment. Conditions that did not exist before, start developing. For example, when sugar intake is high, harmful sugar-loving bacteria thrive in the gastrointestinal tract leading to candida; insulin resistance develops when the pancreas and liver cannot keep up with the high sugar levels, leading to weight gain, diabetes and metabolic syndrome.

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15 Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

15 Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

November 27, 2019

Gaining weight during the holidays does not have to be a given. Armed with a few tips before the festivities begin and you'll be on your way to a slim, fit and healthy holiday. Just a few key strategies will help you achieve your goals for a healthy holiday season. Remember to focus on changing one habit at a time. Focus on eating enough nutrient dense foods to help you stay full and avoid cravings. Keep moving and don't forget to plan ahead for all your festivities by preparing real food, so you can limit the sugar-laden foods that sabotage your health every year.

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What are the Benefits of Self-Care?

What are the Benefits of Self-Care?

November 13, 2019

Self-care routines have been around from the beginning of time. They include caring for the body, mind and soul and they range from simple rituals that can take a few minutes to very complex routines. The benefits of self-care are indisputable and they include a shift in health to a more positive outlook, better sleep, better weight management and a calmer state of mind. The most important self-care we can provide our bodies is a nutrient dense diet with plenty of whole food ingredients. The best place to start is with a nourishing breakfast and a smoothie is a great way to pack a lot of nutrients in a small meal that is easy to carry. Dedicating yourself to a simple routine of self-care can provide a great impact on your overall health and well-being.

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Food Allergy or Food Sensitivity: What's the Difference?

Food Allergy or Food Sensitivity: What's the Difference?

October 30, 2019

We have all heard friends and family talk about their allergies and their food sensitivities and we wonder if this is something we need to investigate for our own health. This article will help you understand the difference between the two. It will also help you know what to do if you suspect a food allergy or intolerance in yourself or a loved one.

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