I often tell my clients that healthy living isn’t all or nothing. Sometimes making one or two healthy swaps can be what you to help you leap into a new lifestyle. Like choosing a salad dressing with less sugar. Or going to bed 30 minutes earlier to get more sleep. But you know what sucks? When your well-intentioned healthy swaps turn out to be not that healthy after-all. Wanna give up something … [Read more...] about 5 Healthy Swaps That Aren’t So Healthy
‘You are what you eat.” Bet you wish you had a penny for every time you heard that. Making the right dietary choices can have a huge impact on everything from your energy levels to your quality of sleep. And when you make good choices, you open the door to vibrant health. A recent paper in respected medical publication The New England Journal of Medicine listed 55 diseases that can be caused … [Read more...] about 3 Simple Steps To Fight Disease With Food
Tortillas are amazing. Personally, I’m a sucker for Mexican soft tacos and burritos. But let’s not forget sandwich wraps too. But who needs all those processed carbs? So today, I want to discover some better ways to replace conventional tortillas and wraps. You can eat better, lighter, and healthier while enjoying all your favorite tortilla creations. I can totally be a carb-addict. But these … [Read more...] about Healthier Sandwich Alternatives to Tortillas and Wraps
What is mindful eating? To put it simply, it is a process of become more conscious of what you eat. It teaches you to pay attention to the food you put in your mouth. And with awareness, comes a host of other potential benefits from weight loss to a better emotional relationship with food. Mindful eating is such an important part of a positive relationship with food. With mindful eating, you’ll … [Read more...] about Mindful Eating: 8 Ways to Get There
So you're pregnant. Congrats! You probably already want to do everything you can for your growing little one. So keep this in mind. The more healthy choices you make during pregnancy, the better chance that your newborn baby will thrive. It doesn't matter whether this is your first child or another one to add to your brood. Or whether this is a happy accident or the joyful results of full … [Read more...] about Healthy Pregnancy Tips 101
You're ready to start a family. But your excitement quickly turns to frustration as you realize this may be a tad trickier than you thought. What comes next? Panic and stress. And this can make getting pregnant even more unattainable. What's going on with your fertility? You might have thought that getting busy in the bedroom was all you needed to worry about. However, there are many factors … [Read more...] about Food and Fertility: What’s The Deal?
Earlier this week, I talked about seeds and their amazing health properties. Well, I want to continue talking about healthy fats. Because fat has gotten an unfair bad reputation in recent years. The reality is that it isn’t fat that’s bad for you. The real enemy is the hydrogenated, fried, and processed fats that have become such a big part of modern diets. Healthy fats are so important. They … [Read more...] about 7 Healthy Fats That Are Amazingly Good For You!
You probably get that healthy living is pretty important. After all, who wouldn't want to be healthy? But do you follow that up with action? Just because you're aware of the importance of a healthy lifestyle, doesn't mean you'll actually follow through. A lot of the time people find themselves either unaware of what they need to do in order to be as healthy as possible. Or they become … [Read more...] about Unhealthy Lifestyle? 3 Things to Do Now to Change That!
Totally true story. I went through a horrible stretch a few years ago where I was beyond exhausted. I was not sleeping and felt groggy all day. But despite being exhausted, I would lie awake all night tossing and turning. So I totally get that you can be exhausted and still not be sleeping. During the worst of that stretch, I averaged under 20 hours of sleep A WEEK. Let me tell you, that’s way … [Read more...] about 7 Sneaky Reasons You’re Exhausted & Still Not Sleeping
Even a hardcore carnivore can benefit from a meatless meal from time to time. it’s all about balance. Eating vegetarian for a day or two every week can be a great rest for your body. But that doesn’t mean going without protein. So I put together a list of 9 amazing vegetarian protein sources. These vegetarian proteins can help you eat for a meal, a day, or even a whole lifetime without meat. … [Read more...] about 9 Amazing Vegetarian Protein Sources for Meatless Meals