September 12, 2017

Many people think you need to eat salads and live in the gym to reduce your high cholesterol. While those things will help, you don’t have to do them 24/7 to see improvements. You can improve your cholesterol reading by making small, sustainable changes to your lifestyle. You will have to eat some vegetables, but

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July 5, 2017

“Sleep is for the weak.”  “I’ll sleep when I’m dead.”  Ever heard or even used one of these sayings?  I’m sure I have at some point.  People, especially women, tend to take pride in their ability to function on minimal sleep.  But the reality of it is, we need sleep. I’ll say it again…WE NEED

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April 27, 2017

Vitamin D is an important hormone (yes, it’s a hormone). It’s important for bone health but also cardiovascular health, high blood pressure, cholesterol, and helping your body heal from insulin resistance. Some studies show a correlation between obesity and vitamin D deficiency.  But back to bone health…you can take in all the calcium in the

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February 27, 2017

Ever been on a road trip and stopped for snacks?  I’m sure you have…even if you didn’t call it a road trip.  When I think back to the old days before I put my health first, I used to stop for beef jerky, trail mix, and a giant fountain soda.  Yup!  I did that!  At

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November 29, 2016

Today’s blog is an educational one, as mine usually are.  But it’s a different type of education.  We aren’t going to talk about digestion or food.  We are going to address the word “nutritionist.”  I see dietitians make comments about only seeing a dietitian.  And, truthfully, the term nutritionist isn’t a well-regulated term.  So today

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