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Category: General Health

How to Lose Weight During Menopause

How to Lose Weight During Menopause

As a nutrition consultant, I work with women of all ages, shapes, sizes, and backgrounds.  However, I have had an influx lately of women in their late 40s and early 50s who all come to me with the same struggle: “I can’t seem to lose […]

10 Ways to Enjoy Your Holidays the Healthy Way

10 Ways to Enjoy Your Holidays the Healthy Way

It’s here.  That time of year when things get crazy and hectic.  We are all so busy during the regular days of the year, but the holidays can be especially hard on our sanity.  There are some things you can do to help make the […]

6 Reasons You Should Never Skip Meals

6 Reasons You Should Never Skip Meals

In the quest to lose weight quickly, many people turn to fasting or skipping meals to save calories. If you have done this, or have thought about doing this, you should know that it is not a good dieting strategy. In fact, it is probably one […]

Review of Thrive Market

Review of Thrive Market

Online grocery shopping is becoming more and more popular these days as people just become busier and busier.  Thrive Market is not just another online grocery store, though.  They specialize in healthy and organic foods.  I decided to give the service a try to see […]

9 Ways to Stay Healthy at the County Fair

9 Ways to Stay Healthy at the County Fair

Cotton candy…candied apples…BBQ…funnel cakes…County Fair season is upon us. Going to the fair can be a great summer activity, especially if you have kids. There’s so much to do and see, including great amounts of not-so-healthy food. So how do you stay on track with […]

5 Nutrition Habits That Are Environmentally Friendly

5 Nutrition Habits That Are Environmentally Friendly

The word “sustainable” has become very popular when it comes to food.  As we use up more and more of our earth’s resources, we need to start thinking about the future beyond our own nutrition habits.  Pollution, toxicity, and waste all increase our carbon footprint.  […]

Turning “I Can’t” Into “I Will”: My Pledge to Run a Half-Marathon

Turning “I Can’t” Into “I Will”: My Pledge to Run a Half-Marathon

If you have ever wanted to do something and thought you couldn’t do it, this post is for you.  And I’m guessing that’s most of us, including myself. This past weekend was the Buffalo Half- and Full Marathon.  I loved seeing all of the pictures […]

How I Take the Stress Out of Dinnertime

How I Take the Stress Out of Dinnertime

All crazy, busy moms, please raise your hands!  How many of you have ever said that you don’t have time to cook healthy, homemade meals at dinnertime?  I’m about to set you straight. I have a full time job teaching middle school (which definitely carries […]

5 Reasons You May Be Struggling to Lose Weight

5 Reasons You May Be Struggling to Lose Weight

Losing weight is no easy task.  The weight takes a lot longer and a lot more work to come off than it took to put on.  You may end up feeling frustrated and hopeless throughout your weight loss journey, but it is so worth it […]

Does Instagram Make You Feel Fat?

Does Instagram Make You Feel Fat?

Ah, social media…whether you love it or hate it, it’s here to stay. According to statista.com, 81% of Americans have at least one social media profile. So the majority of people in our country have jumped on the social media bandwagon and joined Twitter, Facebook, […]


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