Spring Clean Your Eating Habits

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Spring is finally here! We often think about spring cleaning our homes, there is no time like the present to spring clean your diet. Follow these tips to clean up your diet, create new healthy eating habits, and gain a fresh start for spring. Drink water – start with an 8 ounce glass of water […]

The Facts About Sugar

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Do you know how much sugar you eat in a day? It can be shocking. Added sugar does not contribute nutrients to our bodies, but sugar will add many calories that can result in weight gain and reduced heart health, just to name a few.  Learn the facts and make some adjustments in your daily […]

What is a phytochemical?

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What is a phytochemical, where do I find them, do I need to add yet another thing to my diet? If you are not familiar with the word, phytochemical, you are not alone. Some claim it’s the newest thing in nutrition.  If you’ve been eating plant based foods, you’ve been getting plenty phytochemicals without even […]

Fad Diets, Do They Work?

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When considering a new diet plan, always educate yourself. Know the positives and negatives of the different diets. Here are some popular diets and what to watch out for. When giving advice to my clients I always ask “will you be able to maintain a particular diet that has a lot of restriction?” For successful […]

Simple Strategies for Improved Nutrition

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These are the strategies I use on a daily basis to improve my nutrition. Sometimes it’s easier said than done, so try to make changes one by one. Eat breakfast every day Drink more water (flavor your water with fruit to make it easier to drink more) Eat more fruits and veggies Limit consumption of […]