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Why eating right is so important.

The first thing to understand is that you MUST adopt a healthy eating plan in order to lose body fat, feel great and function at your best.  The food choices that you make today will have an immediate and long term impact on your life.  If you continuously choose to eat low nutrient, highly processed […]

Buzz Words

Buzz Words Light, fat-free, sugar-free, heart healthy, all natural, low sodium, cholesterol free—these are just some of the buzz words and phrases that manufacturers use to make you believe their products are good for you!  It’s up to you to understand what these things mean so you don’t get duped!  The place where you will […]

Organic vs. Conventional

Organic vs. Conventional Organic is a label applied to food that has been grown, harvested and transported without the use of conventional pesticides, fertilizers, sewage sludge, bioengineering, or ionizing radiation.  Organic meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy products come from animals that are given no antibiotics or growth hormones.  Some organic farmers and manufacturers emphasize the […]

Choosing and Losing

Choosing and Losing Let’s start with this simple truth: if you want to lose fat, start feeling great, and functioning at your absolute best, you have to choose to start eating healthier now. Your body requires essential nutrients — vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, protein, carbohydrates, water, light, and oxygen – in order to burn […]

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acids More than 90% of Americans are deficient in Omega-3 fatty acids, which are an essential fat the body must get from food or in supplement form.  Omega-3s are very sensitive and are easily destroyed by exposure to oxygen, heat and light. To be sure you are getting your daily dose; take a […]

Essential Fats

1.  Essential fats, specifically EPA and DHA (found in fish oil supplements and cold water fish), work to keep your blood from getting too sticky, which decreases the likelihood of clots that can lead to heart attack and stroke.  EPA also supports production of hormone-like prostoglandins, which also helps reduce the risk of clotting, and […]


You can only get healthy milk from a healthy cow!  Many women who are going through menopause are told by their physicians to be cautious with or possibly limit their intake of dairy products because of the hormones used on cows.  Choose organic milk that is taken from animals that have been grass fed and […]


Carbohydrates The recent low carb diet craze has left many people with the impression that carbs are the enemy.  This is absolutely not true!  Carbohydrates are essential to your diet, providing fuel for your muscles, and important nutrients for your brain.  There are two kinds of carbohydrates that occur naturally in our food: simple sugars […]

You Are What You Eat!

Be Aware of What You Eat When you’re grocery shopping, read the labels and apply the knowledge that you have gained.  Make wise food choices.  Compare brands and try to shop at organic grocery stores like “Wild Oats,” “Whole Foods” or the local grocery store that gives you organic food options.  When you choose your […]

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