Nutrition & Wellness

Mental Wellness

Our day might suck, our kids driving us nuts, our job not so fun, we might feel completely deflated and lacking energy, but just show up and that all changes.  Showing up sometimes is the hardest part, but this makes us turn instantly positive and become mentally stronger much more than even the physical.  The [...]

By | 2017-05-31T12:32:54+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Motivation & Inspiration, Nutrition & Wellness|0 Comments

Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

HOW THIN PEOPLE EAT When researchers looked at the eating patterns, habits, and trends of thin people they noticed they don’t eat at breakfast, lunch, and dinner as a time of day to eat. Meaning, they don’t eat at breakfast right when they get up because it’s morning and that means it’s “breakfast-time”.  Instead what [...]

By | 2017-05-08T15:27:13+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Nutrition & Wellness|Comments Off on Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

Bye Bye Sleeping Through the Night

  Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Ha!   Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day?   Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you!   The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing...   Sleep is this daily thing [...]

By | 2017-04-25T17:35:21+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Nutrition & Wellness|Comments Off on Bye Bye Sleeping Through the Night

Why Our Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What We Weigh

The scale is usually a negative thing in our life right?   You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”.     I mean, it doesn't define you (obviously), BUT...   What you weigh can and should matter, but only to a certain extent.   Let's look at your waist circumference (well...you [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:29:18+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Fine Eating Pleasures, Nutrition & Wellness|Comments Off on Why Our Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What We Weigh

5 Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

There's a bit of an over-emphasis (borderline obsession) about cholesterol in the media and when we talk with our doctor. He always tells us to get our numbers lower, right? Before blindly swallowing a red or blue pill to make that happen, it's important to understand the why and what. Let's jump into some myths of what exactly cholesterol is. [...]

By | 2017-04-10T14:42:13+00:00 April 10th, 2017|How To's, Nutrition & Wellness, Recipes|Comments Off on 5 Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong

  Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it's Making You Fat and Tired... Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere! So overwhelming! And each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because they know best and their advice is going to help you. Right? [...]

By | 2017-03-27T05:30:07+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Motivation & Inspiration, Nutrition, Nutrition & Wellness|Comments Off on Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong

Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing, but it’s not just the holidays that get us. We always have an abundance of delicious food around us and likely also people we want to hang with too! It is way too easy (and common) to indulge on certain days like the weekends, birthdays, or parties. But [...]

By | 2017-03-20T13:17:41+00:00 March 20th, 2017|How To's, Nutrition, Nutrition & Wellness|Comments Off on Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

What is Metabolism?

This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days. You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight. But what exactly does this all mean? Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body. It's how you take in nutrients and oxygen and use [...]

By | 2017-03-14T14:05:03+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Nutrition & Wellness|Comments Off on What is Metabolism?