Category Archives: Diabetes

Sugar and Inflammation: My Experience

When I work with clients, regardless of whether they are trying to lose weight, normalize blood sugar or cholesterol, dealing with arthritis and joint pain or some other health issue, inflammation is at the root of it. Chronic inflammation has … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: What’s the Big Deal About Fiber?

The health of your gut affects everything from your immune system to your moods. More and more studies connect poor gut health to inflammation, and pretty much every chronic disease including obesity. Studies show those who get more fiber in … Continue reading

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Nutrition: More Reasons to Avoid Sucralose

According to all the commercials and advertisements for sucralose (Splenda), which is not only an artificial sweetener you can buy to put in your beverages and use in baking, but one that is now an ingredient in many “diet” foods, … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Quality over Quantity

I just love when a study comes out that confirms what I have been saying all along. Recently, a study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that  people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Worse Than Processed Foods?

I won’t beat a dead horse. I am sure if you read this blog very often, you are aware that I barely consider packaged, processed foods to be foods at all. They are food-like products at best. If you ever … Continue reading

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Healthy Living: A Healthy Mindset is Key to Creating Healthy Habits

Most of the clients I work with believe making healthy changes is going to be extremely difficult and unpleasant. They assume they don’t have enough self-discipline, they won’t be able to stick with what they think will be a strict, … Continue reading

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Healthy Living: The Choice is Yours

We are all familiar with genes and DNA. We inherit certain genetic characteristics from our parents and other ancestors. You may have your father’s nose, your mother’s eyes or your grandmother’s body type. It was believed that whatever genes you … Continue reading

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