Water and Digestion

I learned something pretty interesting. Do you know that its actually not recommended that you drink water while eating a meal? I know weird right? A nutritional biochemist Libby Weaver in her article ‘3 ways better eating habits can improve your digestion’ explains the importance to holding off on drinking water while eating. She recommendsContinue reading “Water and Digestion”

Beans!

Beans are an amazingly powerful source of protein. Additionally, they are also packed with fiber, iron, antioxidants, and phytonutrients. They are low in calories and have been known to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and even cancer. Bean have a bad rap though. Mainly surrounding the GI discomfort that comes from eating them.Continue reading “Beans!”

Two Tricks to Relax

Anxiety and Stress are two huge problems in the U.S. Our lives are going so fast we have a hard time relaxing, and prolonged stress will lead to health problems in the future. There are two tricks I use to deal with stress in the moment. These techniques are effective in forcing your brain fromContinue reading “Two Tricks to Relax”

Positivity Vs. Negativity

PMA Vs. NMA   A couple of days ago I started to read ‘Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude” By Napoleon Hill. The first part of the book spends a lot of time talking about PMA vs. NMA. PMA stands for positive mental attitude and NMA stands for negative mental attitude. The author describes these twoContinue reading “Positivity Vs. Negativity”

How to make those New Years resolutions stick

As we enter 2020 its time to commit to a healthier lifestyle The common way to go about this is to come up with a few New Years resolutions. Things like eat less sugar, exercising more, and reducing stress. Typically, we cling to these resolutions by making drastic changes in our lifestyle that are notContinue reading “How to make those New Years resolutions stick”

Why I am excited about being a Health Coach

Making the decision to start training as a Integrative Nutrition Health Coach was literally one of the best I have made. Not only am I learning how to help people but I am learning so much that will improve my life. I learned that most major health issues start in the body as inflammation. NowContinue reading “Why I am excited about being a Health Coach”

Top three greens you should be eating everyday

Greens are loaded with multiple different micro-nutrients that are essential to a healthy life. Specifically Calcium, Iron, Potassium, Vitamin K, A and C. As well as good quantities of chlorophyll, and fiber. All of these nutrients add up to some seriously wonderful health benefits. From strengthening your immune system to preventing cancer, greens are knownContinue reading “Top three greens you should be eating everyday”

Start your day with a laugh

Everyone knows that laughter is the best medicine. Lately I have started to watch stand up comedies before my work day. Once I have everything packed up and breakfast ready I will sit down with my husband to enjoy some good laughs. This really puts me in a great mind set before a stressful workday.Continue reading “Start your day with a laugh”

What is a Integrative Nutrition Health Coach?

Starting January, I will be practicing as an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. This experience has been an enlightening one, and I am very thankful to have started this journey. I believe that Health Coaching is going to become more prominent in the next few years as people start to become more health conscious. With ourContinue reading “What is a Integrative Nutrition Health Coach?”