You’re smart, you are at the top of your career, you dress to impress, and you lead successful organizations or departments. Basically, you have it all together. You go, girl! BUT, at the same time you’re worried, stressed out, anxious and embarrassed, because you have just been diagnosed with prediabetes. Ugh!Read More
I’d like to discuss some of the work you need to do ahead of starting a new health journey. Whether you are working on reversing prediabetes or just want to live a healthier life, before you actually make changes, it is crucial that you prepare your mind and motivate yourself.Read More
When I work with people who have prediabetes or Type 2 diabetes, the first thing I tell them to do is to cut out simple carbs. These highly processed carbs do not provide a lot of nutrient content and fiber and will therefore spike your blood sugar levels in the shortest time, only to have them crashing again a short while later. But I understand your love for pasta. So here is your veggie alternative - spaghetti squash.Read More
For the longest time, we were told that FAT is the culprit and makes us fat. Well, this myth has since been debunked (healthy fats such as extra virgin olive oil, avocados, nuts and seeds, grass-fed butter, salmon, sardines and herring are essential to good health), and science shows that we need to be paying attention to sugar instead.Read More
You might remember that I ran a 5 Day Whole Food Challenge for Women to Kickstart Weight Loss last week. It was an amazing week! Everybody who put in the work had awesome results, and there was such a supportive and motivating sense of community in our closed Facebook group which was very touching.
Take a look at these amazing results.Read More
Our bodies are always communicating with us. All too often we see sluggishness, bloating, and skin issues as normal parts of life or of getting older. However, this is your body's way of communicating something to you. The key is to learn its language and find out what it means. In this post, I am listing the 5 most common signs that tell us our bodies need a little TLC.Read More
I love the holidays!! A time for parties and fun events, time with family and friends, and also a time for delicious and rich foods. However, let's be real, sometimes all that partying can leave us feeling not quite like our usual selfs. Whether it is a few extra pounds, digestive issues or hangovers, we've all been there.
The great news is that you can easily get back on track. Here are 6 simple steps you can take to bounce back.
Let me ask you something! Do you take care of your car? If you are like most people, you take GREAT care of your car. Why don't we take the same care with ourselves? Why do we keep eating and drinking the same foods that we know aren't good for us?Read More
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? The truth is, a detox doesn’t have to involve any of the above—and if you detox in a healthy, supportive manner, you can achieve lasting results in weight loss, energy gain and full-body health.Read More