Do you believe a green smoothie is the secret to nutritional greatness? Or is it possible that it could be making you FAT? Before you go off the deep end thinking you’ve been lied to all these years, green smoothies are a great way to get your greens in and a good health tool. And
Sometimes we get so caught up in eating “clean” that we forget about the medicinal properties of what we eat. We often forget that besides adding vibrant and delicious flavors to our food, herbs and spices can improve our health. In fact, many herbs and spices are LOADED with health boosting properties. Cinnamon is one
I LOVE THE 4th of July! It feels like summer has officially begun. My whole family gets together in New Hampshire. The weekend is filled with sunshine, swimming, boating, fireworks and BBQs. It’s such a fun holiday. There is only one delicious problem (the type we all love to have)...the food! A typical summertime picnic
If you love breaking out the grill as much as I do, then I feel it’s only my duty as a health coach to give you some healthy grilling tips. First, the bad news; then the good news, but brace yourself from some textbook jargon from grade school science class. Research
10 Reasons to Start your Day with Lemon Water Lemons are both cleansing and healing. A lemon is rich in calcium, potassium, vitamin C and pectin fiber. All good stuff. Convince yourself to try drinking a cup of lemon water every day for a week. Read on... 1. Lemon water increases your liver function and
Truth be told, I’ve never been a great sleeper. I’ve had to work really hard at it. It seems like one of those things that should be easy, right? Not for me. So if you struggle to get a good night sleep or want to know more about the SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT thing you can
Are you among the 1/3 of Americans not getting enough sleep? Try these tips! A recent study reported that 1/3 of Americans aren’t getting enough sleep. Whether you are trying to shed a few pounds, increase your athletic performance or just function at your absolute best you MUST start with a good night's sleep. 1.
Mindful Eating Some of my best childhood memories are of our family dinners. It was always home cooked food and we were not allowed any distractions. We didn’t answer the phone, watch TV or play on an iPad. We all talked about our day and enjoyed the food together. Sometimes we even took the opportunity