Blog, Health & Wellness, Weight Loss, Women's Hormonal Health, Women's Hormonal Health

Why You Should Stop Calorie Counting Today

Have you ever followed a calorie restricting diet? I know I have, and chances are you have been through the grueling experience as well. And even though the pounds fell off quickly, think about what happened when you got off the diet - did the pounds stay off for long? They didn't, did they? There's … Continue reading

Health & Wellness, Uncategorized, Weight Loss

An Omnivore’s Guide to Clean Protein

Meat consumption has dramatically increased in the US over the past century, and sadly, the quality of meat has declined. A large amount of the meat consumed is of poor quality, originating in confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) where animals are kept in unclean and inhuman conditions. These animals are fed a diet of mostly … Continue reading

Juices, Recipes, Weight Loss

Cleansing Cucumber Juice

Cucumber juice is one of the most effective ways to hydrate, cleanse and alkalize the body. It's the perfect tonic for losing weight and alleviating digestive problems like bloating, heartburn and indigestion. Sometimes I juice straight cucumber and add it to my water throughout the day with a squeeze of lemon. Today I made a sweet … Continue reading

Brain Health, Gut Health, Health & Wellness, Weight Loss

10 Reasons Why You Should Add Ghee to Your Diet

Much like coconut oil, ghee is a multi-purpose fat that is healthy in many ways. I religiously start my day off with a cup of matcha (after my warm lemon water of course!), blended with one tablespoon of ghee, and three tablespoons of coconut oil. This keeps my metabolism revving, helps my body maintain a … Continue reading

Juices, Recipes, Weight Loss

Bloated Blues Beet Juice

Feeling bloated? Perhaps you are about to start your "Ladies' Holiday" or have been indulging in foods you don't normally eat? Don't be sad!  It happens to the best of us! My favorite way to reset and get back on track is with this beet, celery, ginger, lemon and apple juice. Celery and beets are … Continue reading

Blog, Health & Wellness, Weight Loss

Are You Getting Enough Protein?

Protein. It’s vital for our health. But did you know that too much protein can actually increase the rate of chronic disease and weight gain? The other day I was at a popular “healthy” chain where they offered a gluten-free, hemp-seed brownie, advertised to have tons of protein. First of all, not only was this … Continue reading

Blog, Health & Wellness, Weight Loss

Tips for Staying Hydrated This Summer

Summer time is here, folks! Time for the beach, pool parties, and family vacations. But with the sublime summer vibes come the rising temperatures. So it is crucial you continue to stay hydrated. Many health problems stem from simply not drinking enough water, which is a shame because it's such an easy fix! Your body is … Continue reading

Blog, Health & Wellness, Weight Loss

Why You Should Switch to Whole Grains + Buying Guide

If you are trying to get healthy but are still eating white rice, pasta, or white bread, you might find you are paddling upstream with no paddles. If you are serious about reaching your optimum weight and wish to feel healthy, abundant and vibrant, you must switch to whole grains. What makes a grain whole? Whole … Continue reading

Blog, Health & Wellness, Weight Loss

The Gluten-Free Life: Just Another Fad?

  Let’s Talk Gluten. Gluten is a protein that is found in wheat, rye, kamut, barley, spelt, and some oats. It is formed when the two proteins called Gliadin and Glutenin are combined with water. Gluten is touch and rubbery, and responsible for allowing bread o stretch and rise. Chances are you eat a lot … Continue reading

Blog, Health & Wellness, Weight Loss

Why Eating Fat Makes You Thin & How To Distinguish the Good From the Bad

I have a love affair with fat. I must be making up for lost time in the 90’s. But sadly, many lovely people are missing out because of a silly fad that began in the 1980’s. A little nutrition history: In the 1980's, fat was deemed the new enemy ,and the food industry was quick to jump … Continue reading