Holistic Nutrition Consultant, Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition®
AFAA Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor
NUTRITION AND WELLNESS BLOG
Take the guesswork out of your nutrition and wellness…
Serving you the best, most current research and advanced nutritional science. Let’s address diet and lifestyle factors to help you achieve your goals and fit your busy lifestyle.
Easy Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe
Tacos can be one of the easiest and quickest meals to get on the table that the whole family will enjoy. Here is the healthy homemade taco seasoning recipe I use in my home.
Smalls Frequent Meals vs Intermittent Fasting
In the past we were always told to eat 5 to 6 small meals per day. Now we’re constantly hearing about intermittent fasting. Here we look at what the science says about both eating patterns.
You do not have to suffer through perimenopause! There are diet and lifestyle habits you can implement to support hormone balance and help you breeze through your 30’s, 40’s and 50’s.
Aspartame: Could it be Increasing Your Anxiety and Waistline?
Could the aspartame in your diet soda be causing anxiety and other mood disorders or be messing with your metabolism? In this article I share what the research says about aspartame and our microbiome, weight, and moods.
Are Plant-Based Milks Healthy?
Plant-based milks are all the rage these days, but are they healthier than traditional dairy? Here I’ll discuss the nutritional content of diary and plant-based milks, and how to select the best quality plant-based milks.
Optimizing Fat Burning
In a recent post I shared how burned body fat is released from the body (hint: it’s not through the stool or urine!). Today I share how you can optimize fat burning to improve body composition.
Where Does Body Fat Go When We Lose Weight?
Do you know how the body releases burned body fat when we lose weight? Most people assume it comes out in their stool or urine. Here I explain how our body actually loses weight/body fat.
Most Women Aren’t Eating Enough
Are you a woman in your 30′, 40’s or 50’s who feels like you are doing all the right things but still struggling with stubborn belly fat and an inability to lose weight? Read on to learn what I find to be a common culprit in the women I work with.
Keeping Your Bones Strong as You Age
Keeping your bones strong and preventing osteoporosis comes down to more than just your calcium intake. Here I discuss the multiple nutrients and lifestyle factors that can help prevent bone loss.
Setting and Achieving Health and Wellness Goals
Do you have trouble sticking to your resolutions or health goals? Here I share how I help my clients achieve their goals by setting SMART goals.
Do you tend to overeat at holiday gatherings and parties? When there’s lots of delicious food around we tend to eat quickly and overfill our stomachs. This can lead to indigestion, heartburn, and bloating. Read on to learn tips on how to slow down, savor your food, and banish the bloat.
Healthier Hot Cacao Recipe
There’s something about curling up under a cozy blanket on a cold winter day with a good cup of hot cocoa. Here is my favorite homemade hot cocoa recipe that uses 5 (healthy!) ingredients and takes about 5 minutes to make!