organic foods

Are Organic Foods Really Better For You?

This is still a hot topic today.  Should we bother with organic foods or just say forget about it? This article will hopefully debunk some myths for you and set things a little clearer.  In my honest opinion, I do like organic products/produce because for the most part, I know what I’m NOT getting.  Pesticides, […]

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Strategic Effective Meal Cheating

12 Healthy Ways to Cheat on Your Diet and STILL Drop Weight “Splurging on a diet is mandatory, not an option” says David NW. Grotto, RD, LD, author of 101 Foods That Can Save Your Life. He states, there’s a difference between enjoying your favorite foods occasionally and eating everything you adore, he says. The […]

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Diets Rich in Fats Decrease Abdominal Fat

When someone asks me how I stay in shape, I tell them that I eat 5-7 meals per day. That’s when I get the blank stare. “And you look like that?!”. I know it’s a hard concept to wrap your mind around but it’s true. In order to lose body fat, you need to eat […]

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Anabolics. Not just a guy thing.

It’s not everyday you find a female athlete that fesses up and admits steroid use. Yep, that was me in my early 20’s. I have been there, done that. I am not proud of the choices I made back then but I’m a come clean kinda girl and with that comes a respect for both […]

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Body Health Coach, Kristine Srigley

How Do You Stay Looking Young?

I am happy to report that people never guess my age. I think the gap may be closing though on the number of years they guess vs. my actual age and I admit I don’t like it. Do any of us really enjoy aging? Where I’m really going with this is the new anti aging […]

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The Secret to Batch Cooking (It’s Faster than you Think!)

There are those clients that tend to need extra help and the kitchen and let me start by saying that there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. Our lives are swamped with far too many things these days so when there’s a way to make things more simplistic, I’m all over that!  I’d like to […]

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parasympathetic nervous system

Trouble Losing Weight? How About a Low Sympathetic Nervous System

A dear and close friend of mine for the past 8 months or so on nutrition. Like 90% of people who “diet” (hate that word!!!), she hit the proverbial wall and the pounds just ceased to fall off. So I started to dig deep and get to the root of the problem. I knew there […]

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Understanding Your Body’s Acid and Alkaline Levels

Our bodies are alkaline by design and acid by function, meaning in order to have optimal health, our bodies should be a healthy balance between acid and alkaline. An imbalance of alkalinity creates a condition favorable to the growth of bacteria, yeast and other unwanted organisms. Biochemists and medical physiologists have recognized pH (or the […]

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The Life Force of Water

GUEST POST ALERT!!! Today I want to welcome a very close and personal friend of mine to you, Alison Orr. Not only is she my bestie, she is a current fitness competitor and she has a lot to say about water and hydration levels. Alison has placed 2nd in the IDFA Fitness Model Novice, placed […]

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Gluten Free Doesn’t Mean Calorie Free

Ok, so you plan on adopting that healthy lifestyle you keep talking about and you want to get the family to start eating better and you’ve heard all the hype about gluten free this and gluten free that. Yep, gluten is nasty for sure BUT there are reasons (good ones) you should be choosing to […]

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