Did you know 40% of Americans are Obese?  Here are 5 tips to help you reverse obesity…

Did you know 40% of Americans are Obese?  Here are 5 tips to help you reverse obesity… Did you know 40% of Americans are Obese? It’s true! It’s a shocking and very troubling statistic I heard on TV yesterday, and here’s the really scary part. The study was done of Americans in 2015 and 2016. It doesn’t even give us an idea of what’s happening to us now in 2017 and 2018! There is so much to share with you, … Continue reading

Safe and Natural Ways to Curb Your Appetite

Safe and Natural Ways to Curb Your Appetite It kills me when I see people spending good money trying different gimmicks to curb your appetite and lose weight…like appetite suppressants… when there are so many safe and natural ways to curb your appetite. Did you know there are natural ways you can use to curb your appetite and help yourself be less hungry starting right now? I made this video for you to help you understand the many things you … Continue reading

Jump-Start Your Metabolism Using These 3 Spices!

Want to Jump-Start Your Metabolism Using Spices? Speeding up your metabolism will help take weight off, and it will also help keep it off. While it’s true some people are born with a faster metabolism than others, just because you might not be one of those faster metabolism people doesn’t mean you can’t convince your metabolism to work faster by making good food choices!  As a matter of fact, just adding three spices to your meals can jump-start your metabolism … Continue reading

Hunger Hormones – Did you know you have them?

Your Hunger Hormones… Say “Hello” to Ghrelin & Leptin Did you even know you have hunger hormones?  As far as weight control is concerned, they can be your best friend or your worst enemy.  Whether they are friend or foe depends on a number of things.  Let’s talk a bit about what these hunger hormones are and how they are supposed to function. Ghrelin is a hormone that increases your appetite.  It’s released in the stomach, and its job is … Continue reading

Weight Loss Plateau – understanding what happens is key to success!

Weight Loss Plateau Weight loss plateau…has it ever happened to you?  Nearly everyone who has dieted has started out with great enthusiasm, wonderful commitment and intention…only to be derailed by the dreaded weight loss plateau. Why in the world do we plateau when we’re trying to lose weight?  The answers are several and are actually pretty interesting.  The first answer is that early on in your diet, you’re most likely not losing fat yet, you’re losing water weight!  Especially if … Continue reading

Portion Control – Hara hachi bu

Portion control It seems most of us would like to lose a few pounds or maybe more than a few.  In the coaching of my clients, I find the easier part is to help them understand how to make better choices in the food they eat. Often, once the changes have been made and the weight loss is still not happening as it should, we need to revisit portion control.  Let’s discuss that and the reasons why it may not … Continue reading

Chia Seeds are a superfood – hint…think weight loss!

Chia Seeds are a superfood

Chia Seeds are a superfood- They’re not just for chia pets anymore… I used to think chia seeds were just for growing on clay forms of animals to give as funny gifts.  Now I know differently! Chia seeds are a superfood, so I use chia seeds frequently in baking, smoothies and desserts. Do you know they are incredibly healthy they are?  Among other benefits, they help reduce high blood pressure! I found this great article that I absolutely have to share … Continue reading

How To Fix a Slow Metabolism

How To Fix a Slow Metabolism By now, many of you have heard of Dr. Mark Hyman.  If you haven’t, get ready to learn how to feel and be healthier from a master! Dr. Hyman is a doctor of functional medicine and an incredible teacher.  He manages to distill down the many confusing aspects of better health and how our bodies work so we can clearly understand what may be wrong with our current diet and/or health practices and what … Continue reading

Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Gain…could they be sabotaging your diet??

Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Gain I was told a long time ago by a holistic chiropractor that artificial sweeteners could bring on a bout of depression with just a couple of servings.  This resonated with me as I suffered from depression for decades.  I wouldn’t go near the stuff. But what about artificial sweeteners and weight gain? I thought it would be interesting to share a post written by one of my favorites, the integrative medicine guru, Dr. Mark Hyman.  … Continue reading

Diet Identity Crisis…Is your identity tied up with dieting?

The Diet Identity Crisis Did you know you can tie your identity up in dieting and not even realize that’s what you’ve done? You can create a diet identity crisis.  Every time you announce to your friends and family you’re starting a new diet, you identify yourself a little more with dieting. Your life revolves around the diet announcement. The seeking of approval that you’re going to lose weight, strive for that perfect number. What you don’t realize is that … Continue reading