It all starts with healthy collagen. The collagen in our skin is what keeps it looking bright, smooth and young. And as collagen proteins begin to break down, our skin starts to wrinkle and look tired. While we can’t avoid this from happening forever, we sure as hell can delay the onset. The choices we make now will affect our collagen and our skin for years to come. So make good choices and reap … [Read more...] about 7 Natural Ways To Keep Your Skin Young
Let’s travel back to the later 1900s. A time when most kids still had gym class every day and where children didn’t have as many electronics so they'd go out and play. And where being unathletic meant you had to struggle daily to not look like a ridiculous fool. This is where my story begins The start of my unathletic journey But first a little history about me. So when I was four years old, I … [Read more...] about How A Childhood Illness That Left Me Weak, Made Me Strong
The proof is in the sauces! What’s the #1 thing that gets people when they’re trying to eat healthy? The innocent seeming sauces added to most food. And lots of my clients are worried about all that fat hidden in those sauces. But my main concern is something different. I’m concerned about the loads of sugar and salt hiding in plain site. When I have clients frustrated that the scale won't … [Read more...] about Get Saucy! Give Your Health A Huge Boost With These Sauces!
You can eat at a restaurant without blowing your clean eating You sure as hell don’t keep the foods that tempt you in your home. But eating in a restaurant is a different story. Temptation is abso-freakin-lutely everywhere! But take a deep breath before you start to panic about that big dinner out. You got this. Be social, enjoy yourself, and still eat clean. Just follow these following tips … [Read more...] about Restaurant Temptation: Stay On Your Diet While Eating Out!
Most protein bars are marketed as healthy. But very few of them are. In fact, the average protein bar should be in a trick-or-treat bag rather than a gym bag. But these 5 protein bars break the mold. Now let’s get one thing straight.No protein bar is healthier than whole, real food. Better quality bars are still in the “treat” category. But these bars as better options. They have... Zero … [Read more...] about My Top Picks! On The Lookout For A Protein Bar That Isn’t Candy!
You get it. A healthier lifestyle is a commendable aspiration that will provide benefits for years to come. But change can be overwhelming and you’re not an all or nothing kind of person. So how do you make baby steps towards a healthier lifestyle without feeling like you’re going loco? Take it nice and slow. It’s better to make a few small changes and stick with them than go full-force … [Read more...] about Baby Steps To A Healthier Lifestyle
It's NOT in your head! Your brain knows you just ate. But your stomach still feels hungry. What gives? And how can you outsmart your food cravings? My mother had a term for food cravings that occurred when she knew she was full. She called them boredom. But I dare say, writing off your hunger as boredom doesn’t give enough credit to the very real, biological reasons that you feel hungry. … [Read more...] about 10 Surefire Ways To Outsmart Your Food Cravings
Coconut oil is amazing. It is a nourishing, healing, versatile food. It is amazing to put on your body, in your body and in your home. In a day where we’re inundated with toxins, chemicals and processed foods, coconut oil stands out. Coconut oil has been instrumental in my own life. I use it daily. I love to cook with it on low to medium heat, put it in my smoothies, use it as a spread and … [Read more...] about 70 Ways Coconut Oil Will Make You Coco For Coconuts
Think about the word diet When most people think of the word diet, they think of it is as meaning restriction. Not me though. I think of it as creating balance. And this little lingual disagreement has far-reaching consequences. Because restriction sets you up to try and lose weight in a way that is completely wrong. Now, I’m pretty bad with balance. Ask me to do a handstand and I won’t stay … [Read more...] about Surprise! The Crazy Reason For Your Weight Loss Plateau!
A lot of times I’ll have the best of intentions in eating healthy. But then I’ll be scheduled to be on the westside in the morning, with too little time to get to the Valley by mid-day. And don’t even talk to me about sitting down for a formal lunch. It ain’t gonna happen. And all of a sudden, my super duper healthy intentions seem like a unicorn filled fantasy. But I never despair. I just bring a … [Read more...] about Superfoods: a vitamin, mineral and antioxidant reboot