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A Glass Of Water

There’s no doubt that water is absolutely essential for good health. But is there an ideal amount we should be drinking? And what’s the best way to get enough water for our bodies? I'm a firm believer in bio-individuality (meaning that there is no one-size-fits-all...

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The SKINNY on Diet Soda

In 2009 diet soda sales soared over $8.5 billion for the first time. But their popularity is now past its peak. Since 2010 diet soda sales have fallen by 20%, and this year diet soda is projected to drop another 5%. Apparently Americans (and people worldwide) are...

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Boost Your Metabolic Power

What’s the single biggest thing that impacts your health? Stress. Real or perceived threats. And all forms of stress, whether it be from an argument with a significant other or co-worker, an injury sustained from an accident, the neighbor’s relentlessly barking dog,...

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Building Resiliency

Can you get through life without getting hurt? No. Can we outrun our troubles and pain? No. One of my beliefs in life is that most everything that brings us joy and love also brings us sadness and pain. This means that life isn’t always going to be a bowl of cherries....

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Are You Really Hungry or is That False Hunger?

Sure, we all get hungry, but wanting food is a mental and emotional need, while being hungry is physical. A feeling of hunger is our body’s way of telling us our digestive processes are in full swing: and that our body is prepared to fully break down and assimilate...

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Creating Successful Long-Term Relationships

Are you married, planning to get married one day, or are you in a long-term relationship? I have some disappointing news. In the U.S. 40 to 50% of all married couples divorce. That’s not a very good statistic. Ideally we date several suitors and after some time,...

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Who Says Your Fat? And Are You?

How many times have you heard someone say, “I’m fat.”? Maybe you’ve even said or thought this to yourself on occasion. You wouldn’t be in the minority. The word ‘fat’ can be confusing as it is one of our essential macronutrients, it’s used to describe the excess...

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Why Stress Makes You Hungry and 7 Steps to Beat Stress

For most of us, stress is a fact of life.  Unfortunately, recent research reveals that it’s also a fact of fat. “Even if you usually eat healthfully and exercise, chronic high stress can prevent you from losing weight—or even add pounds,” says Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, a...

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Controling Cravings is NOT a Matter of Willpower

Have you ever found yourself impulsively reaching for something you know isn’t good for you? You are not alone. Most people to varying degrees get cravings. Yes, even health coaches, doctors, and athletes get them. Some people feel like their cravings can really get...

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Juice Fasting & Blood Sugar

Juicing has become very popular lately and many are using juice as the main ingredient in their cleansing and detox programs (aka as a Juice Fast or Juice Cleanse). This is where you have nothing but fruit and vegetable juices, water, and sometimes broth. Juice fasts...

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Want Something? Go For It! (Part 2)

Last week I talked about how to clarify your goal, how to put your focus on what the end goal will really do for you, and to put your attention on the steps that will lead you to success in my 7-step Foolproof System for Achieving Your Goals. Sometimes getting what...

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Want Something? Go For It! (Part 1)

Like most people you probably have a list of wants in your life, such as, ‘I want to lose weight’, ‘I want to get a Master’s degree’, or ‘I want to feel happier’. I am no exception and have a list of desires that continually evolves. From this list I choose the ones I...

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