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Symptoms of an Unhealthy Digestive System

In a recent post I mentioned how certain nutritional and lifestyle choices may be causing you to have an unhealthy digestive track.  Let’s dive a little deeper and look at some of the symptoms that you may experience when having an unhealthy gut. All of our body’s systems work together to help promote and maintain total body wellness and since approximately 80% of our immune system resides in our gut…

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Magnesium and Women’s Health

What is Magnesium? Magnesium is a mineral that every organ in the body needs especially our kidneys, muscles and heart.   It is important in regulating muscle and nerve function, building protein, bone and DNA.  Magnesium also helps with controlling blood sugars and blood pressure.  In women’s health, magnesium has been shown to help with PMS, irritability, low moods, cramps, premenstrual migraines, constipation, depression, breast tenderness, sugar cravings and bloating. As a…

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How to make healthy choices while dining out

The nice weather is finally here!!!!!!! This is my favorite time of year,  the sun is shining, days are longer and everything is in full swing. It is also when I look forward to going out for a beautiful dinner on the water and kicking back.  Living my healthy lifestyle doesn’t mean that I can’t enjoy a good dinner or dessert.   I follow the 80/20 rule, which means that 80%…

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What Organic foods should I eat?

Ever wondering what the big deal is with Organic foods? Some people hear the word organic and think expensive, but making healthy choices doesn’t need to break the bank.  We all know that in order to eat a healthy nutritional diet we need to consume more fruits and vegetable, but some of these foods may be causing more harm then good. Imagine trying to eat healthy and learning that some…

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Why Fad Diets and Quick Fixes Don’t Work

Remember the childhood story about the Tortoise and The Hare? The Hare bragged about how fast he could race but in the end it was the Tortoise who won because he was slow and steady.  Fad diets and quick fixes are just like The Hare, they burn out before you even reach the end.  Lets discuss why they don’t work and how you can become the Tortoise in your race…

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What is a Holistic Health Coach and why do I need one?

You might be asking yourself what is a Holistic Health Coach and why do I need one? Well you have come to the right place…. A Holistic Health Coach is a supportive mentor that works with clients to help them feel their best. We use food and lifestyle changes such as relationship, exercise, career, stress management and spirituality throughout the plan to achieve your individual goals. As your Holistic Health…

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What are the benefits of using Turmeric?

What are the benefits of Turmeric

Most of us have heard of it but never really understood what the benefits of Turmeric are. What is Turmeric?  It is a bright yellow aromatic peppery spice in the ginger family. Turmeric has been used for thousands of years for cooking as well as for medicinal purposes.  One active component of turmeric is curcumin, which is an antioxidant proven to reduce inflammation and help prevent certain illness.  Turmeric is…

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