Category Archives: Diabetes

Weight Loss: Good as Gold

You may be aware that we have different types of fat in our bodies – white, brown and even beige. Brown fat is metabolically active and actually helps your body burn fat. I spoke in this past post about what … Continue reading

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Surprising Connection Between Obesity and Vitamin D

Vitamin D3 has been in the news a lot over the last year as it is one of the best ways to protect yourself against COVID-19. It is an important nutrient for so many reasons including strong bones, immune function … Continue reading

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Longevity: Can You Spare 11 Minutes

I am sure I don’t have to tell you that being active will increase your lifespan and help you stay healthier longer. Sitting too much and being sedentary increases not only your risk of developing disease but also of early … Continue reading

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Exercise: How Much and How Often

Regular exercise is a given if you want to stay fit and healthy. Exercise impacts every part of your health from weight loss and management to cardiovascular health and blood sugar management. You may wonder just how much exercise you … Continue reading

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Diabetes: Coffee and Green Tea

Happy New Year! As we begin this new year I wanted to share some exciting research on two of the most popular beverages – coffee and green tea. Both coffee and green tea have numerous health benefits of their own. … Continue reading

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Health: An Overlooked Cause of Inflammation

I’ve shared numerous times in the past that inflammation is at the root of most, if not all, chronic disease. We know eating packaged, processed, fake foods increases inflammation as does using vegetable and seed oils, trans fats, gluten, sugar … Continue reading

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Health: Change is Hard and How to Make it Easier

I have struggled with why clients find it so difficult to make the healthy changes they so desperately want and need to. Here are some eye-opening statistics: Only 6% of Americans consistently engage in the top five health behaviors Only … Continue reading

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Breathing: 2 Simple Ways to Support Immune Function

During this time of dealing with COVID-19, we’ve been focused on respiratory health maybe a bit more than usual. There is a definitely a strong connection between how we breathe, our respiratory health and immune function. I wanted to share … Continue reading

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Vitamin C: Some Little Known Facts

Did you know that most animals and plants synthesize their own vitamin C from food they eat? This is accomplished via a biochemical pathway that employs 4 enzymes which convert glucose to vitamin C. In mammals (like humans), the glucose … Continue reading

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Immunity: Mild Obesity and COVID

I did a newsletter at the beginning of this whole COVID outbreak (which seems like a lifetime ago by the way) and explained how obesity is a serious risk factor in this virus. Most of that research classified “severe obesity” … Continue reading

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