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Bye Bye Sleeping Through the Night

Bye Bye Sleeping Through the Night

Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing Sleep is this daily thing that […]

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Why is My Metabolism Slow?

April 27, 2017

Blog, Weight Loss

Why is My Metabolism Slow?

You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all of the biochemical reactions in […]

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Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

April 20, 2017

Blog, General Health Info

Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (borderlining obsession) about cholesterol, right? Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is. Myth #1: “Cholesterol” is cholesterol While cholesterol is an actual molecule what it is […]

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Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

You totally want to ditch your scale, don’t you? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”. I mean, it doesn’t define you (obviously). What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent. Let’s look at your waist circumference (well…you look at yours and I’ll […]

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Four Fat Facts

January 27, 2017

Blog, Diet

Four Fat Facts

Remember the fat-free boom that swept the country in the 1990s? We avoided all kinds of foods with fat: cheese, eggs, meat, even nuts and avocados. Most of the experts were recommending a low-fat diet to prevent heart disease but we ended up with a diet full of sugar (lots […]

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New Year’s Non-Resolutions

January 12, 2017

Blog, General Health Info

New Year’s Non-Resolutions

I remember years ago making resolutions only to have them fall by the wayside within a month or two. I finally gave up and just resolved to do the best I could do and be the best person I can be. Every day of every month, each year, I work […]

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Celebrate Winter – Stay Cool!

December 29, 2016

Blog, Weight Loss

Celebrate Winter – Stay Cool!

It’s now officially winter and most people start counting the days until spring. However, you can take solace in the knowledge that being outside, in the cold, can help burn calories (or keeping rooms cool). Human studies have shown that exposure to cold temperatures may significantly increase calorie burning by […]

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Strategies to Not Feeling Like a Stuffed Turkey This Holiday Season

Strategies to Not Feeling Like a Stuffed Turkey This Holiday Season

Strategies to Not Feeling Like a Stuffed Turkey This Holiday Season Two down, two to go. You made it through Halloween with all that candy and then Thanksgiving. There’s still Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa and New Year’s with all their accompanying temptations. So maybe your resolve wasn’t so strong in the face of […]

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Hips Don’t Lie

November 20, 2016

Blog, Exercise, General Health Info

Hips Don’t Lie

Remember the song “Hips Don’t Lie” by Shakira? Well, there’s some truth in that statement with respect to how our bodies feel and move. Hip flexors are the muscles that comprise the front of your hip and you use them to lift your knees, bend at the waist and walk […]

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The Never Ending Search for Our 6-Pack Abs

The Never Ending Search for Our 6-Pack Abs

I know I’ve written about this before but it’s still the Numero Uno question I get from people: I want to get rid of this (and they point to their bellies). How do I do that? My typical response: How’s your diet and you know your core (or abs to […]

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