Make the Portion and Calorie Cut

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Americans have completely skewed ideas about portion size. No other country on earth offers portions as enormous as the ones here. Honestly, go anywhere else in the world and order a meal. You’ll see the difference. We’re conditioned to believe that more equals better. Just look at the endless marketing of fast food; we’re constantly [...]

Your Brain’s Silent Killer – Sugar

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David Perlmutter, M.D., F.A.C.N., is a board-certified neurologist and fellow of the American College of Nutrition and author of Grain Brain. Dr. Perlmutter aims to expose the surprising truth about wheat, carbs, and sugar – your brain’s silent killers. Inflammation, is a cornerstone mechanism related to progressive destruction that occurs in the brain as we [...]

MYTH: You Have to Go to a Gym to Get in Shape

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Do you think you need a fancy home gym or expensive gym membership to get in shape? Think again! The Truth: You don’t need a fancy home gym or an expensive gym membership to get in shape or lose weight. There are tons of free or low-cost ways to reach your goals! As a trainer, [...]

Stop counting calories: Dr Libby

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It’s time to stop counting calories, says leading nutritional biochemist and bestselling author Dr Libby Weaver. To control weight, count nutrients instead. In her latest book The Calorie Fallacy, Dr Libby argues that the calorie equation used to measure our energy needs is completely outdated. “The concept that so long as you eat fewer calories [...]

Are Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners Really Safe?

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Have you ever wondered why just about everyone likes sweets? Stop wondering.  The fact is we are born with an innate desire for sweet taste. And we begin to enjoy sweet taste as soon as we taste mother’s milk or infant formula. Some believe that desire was nature’s way of leading us to foods that [...]

Skin or Bones: The Vitamin D Dilemma

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Vitamin D is great for your bones, but sunshine can harm your skin. How do you solve this vitamin D dilemma? Some researchers hypothesize that up to 40 percent of Americans chronically lack healthful levels vitamin D. Its most renowned function is to enable calcium to do its work to build bones, which is why [...]

An intimate look behind the scenes of my business model

I work with Kate Northrup Watts and just returned from SLC where I learned tons of great information and have a renewed sense that the company I recommend has the highest quality products and the highest business standards. I’m so happy I found this company and can share their amazing products with all of you. [...]

9 New Discoveries About Fat That Will Clarify A Lot

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Finally! An end to the back and forth One minute, you’re drenching everything you eat in olive oil, the next you’re filling your pantry with nothing but “fat-free” goodies. Figuring out fat is beyond confusing…and annoying. The great news: these 9 new fat facts are all you need to know to about choosing the right [...]

What Colors Are on Your Plate?

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Pick a color, any color. If you want to improve your health one serving at a time, choose vegetables and fruits of varying colors. Vibrant-colored fruits and veggies give you a range of phytonutrients, each with its own health-promoting strengths. Colorful plant foods happen to be incredible sources of soluble and insoluble fiber — both [...]

Take a Stand: The Effects of Sitting at Work

Do you sit in front of a computer a majority of the time you are at work? 50-70% of people spend five to seven hours a day sitting. Sitting for long periods has health consequences, including increased risk for obesity and chronic disease. Even one hour of daily exercise cannot compensate for sitting at a desk for a prolong period of time. Try to combat [...]