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CHILDREN AND SPORTS DRINKS- When and what to drink properly to HYDRATE

CHILDREN AND SPORTS DRINKS- When and what to drink properly to HYDRATE

We all know how important hydration is, especially for our athletes. The amount and type of hydration needed depends on several factors: age, weight, intensity and duration of activity, weather and climate. For normal everyday activities most children only require water. Children should not be […]

THE SKINNY ON PROBIOTICS AND PREBIOTICS

THE SKINNY ON PROBIOTICS AND PREBIOTICS

my dinner last night PROBIOTICS By now, you have all heard about the health benefits of probiotics. Probiotics are the friendly bacteria in our gut that help improve digestion and overall health. Probiotics are also beneficial in supporting our immune health, heart health, memory and […]

My Detox Journey

My Detox Journey

I am writing this blog to share my detox journey with you. I posted little bits and pieces about it last week and have received many messages, questions and interest on the program. I want to answer all of your questions, but first let me tell […]

IT’S TIME FOR SPRING CLEANING.. and I am not talking about your house!  I am talking about cleaning up your food intake and lifestyle!

IT’S TIME FOR SPRING CLEANING.. and I am not talking about your house! I am talking about cleaning up your food intake and lifestyle!

It is a great time for some Spring “Cleaning!” And I am not only talking about your house… I am talking about the food you eat. Are you fueling your body with nutrient dense foods on a daily basis? Nutrient dense foods provide us with […]

Setting Your Athlete Up For Nutrition Success

Setting Your Athlete Up For Nutrition Success

SETTING YOUR ATHLETE UP FOR NUTRITION SUCCESS Are you struggling to find a healthy balance between training, games, school and family time? I am guessing your answer is yes!   Making sure your young athlete is eating the right foods is critical, not only to support […]

Pre- and Post-Workout Nutrition

Pre- and Post-Workout Nutrition

PRE- AND POST-WORKOUT NUTRITION Are you wondering what you should eat before and after your workout? I am guessing you are because this is one of the most common questions I get from clients! Your individual nutritional needs will depend on the type of athlete you […]

Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Dip

Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Dip

This pumpkin dip is a holiday favorite! We love pumpkin pie, so we decided to create a creamy dip that tastes just like it. Serve this recipe as an appetizer or dessert because it tastes great dipped with sliced apples, pears or salty whole grain […]

It’s Pumpkin Season!

It’s Pumpkin Season!

IT’S PUMPKIN SEASON!  It’s that time of year again!  Every store you walk into has pumpkin something: pumpkin coffee, pumpkin coffee creamer, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin soup, pumpkin salad, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie, pumpkin seeds, pumpkin beer, pumpkin cidar, etc… this […]

How to set SMART goals to improve your health!

How to set SMART goals to improve your health!

SETTING SMART GOALS WILL HELP YOU REACH YOUR WEIGHT LOSS GOALS! Coming up with a goal will not guarantee your success.  People set goals all of the time and forget about them, or become frustrated and give up because they didn’t reach their goal.  Setting […]

MIX UP YOUR WORKOUTS

MIX UP YOUR WORKOUTS

TRY MIXING UP YOUR FITNESS ROUTINE! How many of you do the same fitness routine each day?  Do you run 5 miles every day of the week or do the same work at home dvd?  The key to all-around fitness is to vary your workouts […]