How Do I Read a Food Label?

How do I Read a Food Label? This is a drum I beat constantly with my clients and audiences.  The food labeling practices are so deceptive, we are tricked into buying food we think is healthy all the time. Today, I want to share with you a few basics you should always follow to know the answer to the question “how do I read a food label?” The front of the package is advertising; it’s marketing.  By law, the food … Continue reading

Exercise- It’s More than Just Weight Loss

Exercise- It’s More than Just Weight Loss Weight loss is the main reason people decide to exercise, but those who exercise regularly realize the benefits are much more than that. When you exercise, you’re releasing endorphins needed to be energetic and alert, so it’s accurate when we say, exercise- it’s more than just weight loss! When you exercise, you’re also helping to strengthen your heart muscle and improve circulation – two improvements that will help beat fatigue and energize your … Continue reading

Nutrition and Sleep

Nutrition and Sleep… Is there a connection? Recently I was asked to contribute information and to be interviewed on the subject of Nutrition and Sleep.  The questions I was asked to cover were, is there is a connection between what you eat and the quality of sleep you enjoy, and is there a connection between your sleep and your overall health in general? While I’ve written a free report I will share with you, I wanted to highlight a few … Continue reading

Getting Off Antidepressants

Getting Off Antidepressants As I get closer to finishing my book, which is the focal point of my work at the moment, I am on high alert for great information to pass along to you about depression including getting off antidepressants! If you have ever taken antidepressants as I have and have tried to get off them, as I have, you know it’s not an easy thing to do.  It takes some time, can be dangerous and gives you some … Continue reading

Why are We Overweight? 

Why are We Overweight?  Do you ever wonder why are we overweight as a nation… and so frighteningly overweight?  Allow me to begin by saying, “It’s not your fault”.  If you struggle with your weight, it’s not your fault.  It’s not your fault you spend money on diet foods and diet programs that promise you the moon and may help you lose weight only to let you down while you watch yourself gain back what you lost.  Most of the … Continue reading

What are the Different Types of Inflammation

What are the Different Types of Inflammation? These days we hear so much about inflammation.  Avoid it, reduce it, don’t do things that inflame the body and the mind.  But what exactly is inflammation, what are the different types of inflammation, is it truly harmful to our health, and if so, why is it so harmful? Very simply put, inflammation is the body’s reaction to infection or tissue damage. Our bodies respond to send agents to the offended/damaged site in … Continue reading

How to Improve Gut Health – part 2 of 2

Five Steps to Good Gut Health – part 2 of 2 In the last post we talked about eating whole, unprocessed foods and identifying and eliminating food sensitivities and allergies… how to improve gut health. Here are steps 3 – 5 to help you along the way! Step #3 – Balance the Bacteria As previously mentioned, there are millions of bacteria in your gut and the vast majority of these bacteria are essential for your good health. When we’re in … Continue reading

New TV Episode of Thin Strong Healthy…Cod Dinner with Tomato Tapenade

Cod Dinner with Tomato Tapenade You’ll definitely want to check this out! We focus on the benefits of eating fish, but more importantly I share an easy, delicious recipe you will love!  And…you can use the sundried tomato tapenade on more than just white fish! Take a look: Let me know if you try it and if you come up with other ways to use the tapenade. I can’t tell you how good it is in or on an ommellette!  … Continue reading

Gut Health

Five Steps to Good Gut Health – Part 1 of 2 I want to share five different steps over the next two weeks that you can implement today to help you enjoy good gut health. Each of these steps independently will have a significant impact on your overall mental and physical well being, as they are intricately linked. Attempting to adopt too many steps into your lifestyle at once can feel overwhelming. My experience with my coaching clients is that … Continue reading

Becoming Gluten Free

Becoming Gluten Free Me So many people have concerns about how gluten affects them.  I hear from many of them, and one of the threads that comes through all the time is how confusing it all is.  They’d like to reduce or eliminate gluten, but they don’t know who or what to believe and where to begin.  To that end, I am teaching a simple two module course that will help answer questions and clear up a lot of this … Continue reading