Does fasting hurt or help?

Does Fasting Hurt Or Help?

Recently, I have become aware that fasting is integrated into the lives of many people. Some have religious purposes such as the recent Muslim holiday Ramadan. Others fast in hopes of achieving weightloss (I do not believe this is a safe way…
Spinach and Strawberry Summer Salad
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Spinach & Strawberry Summer Salad

This is seriously one of my favorite combo of flavors! As fresh strawberries become available for summer this is a must have. Strawberry Spinach Salad 2 cups spinach 5-6 strawberries sliced 1/2 cup quinoa cooked 1/4 avocado…
Quick Eats - Vibrant Cauliflower
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Quick Eats: Vibrant Cauliflower

With just a few simple ingredients you can create a new twist to what can be a somewhat boring veggie: cauliflower. Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower - chopped 1 1/2 t turmeric 1-2 T olive oil handful of cilantro - chopped …
Quick eats - veggies with soft-cooked eggs
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Quick Eats: Veggies With Soft-Cooked Eggs

Life is busy! We all want to eat healthy, but need something quick. Here is a favorite go to for me when I am short on time & need to fill my belly. Ingredients: 3-4c of your favorite veggies (chopped) 1c beans (butter beans,…
How much protein do you REALLY need?
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How Much Protein Do You REALLY Need?

When trying to build lean muscle and lose weight most people are always looking for ways to get more protein into their diet. Protein is responsible for building muscle right? While protein is the building block for muscle growth, consuming…
5-Ingredient Detox Salad
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5 Ingredient Detox Salad

This amazing salad is a go to of mine for so many reasons. Kale use to not be a favorite of mine. Believe it or not I do not automatically like something cause it is healthy. However, when I learned that massaging kale helps to soften it &…
Do you drink enough?
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Do You Drink Enough?

Proper hydration goes beyond just drinking water that is 1/2 of your weight in ounces.  Other factors to take into consideration are the environment, exercise and other dehydrating beverages.  Read my latest post to find out if you consume…
Alkaline or acidic? What's your body type?
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Alkaline or Acidic? What Is YOUR Body Type?

You've heard the saying " You are what you eat".   The food or food like products directly affects your energy levels, bloating, inflammation and many other health issues.  Read my latest post to discover the details of how your diet affects…
Breaking food addiction
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Breaking Food Addiction

Something that comes up with my clients as frequently as their workouts is nutrition.  For those that are new to the healthy lifestyle, dropping these bad food habits can be very difficult.  If someone is super motivated to get into shape,…