Have inflammation? Here is what to do about it.

Inflammation in the body can lead to many health problems if not corrected. Granted the bodies process of inflammation is important with acute injuries as it is there to make sure your body protects and heals the newly damaged tissue. But when there is unchecked inflammation within the body problems will start to arise suchContinue reading “Have inflammation? Here is what to do about it.”

Getting over my caffeine addiction: my personal health journey part I

Welcome to part one of my personal health journey! I don’t know about you but thanks to the COVID-19 going to the grocery store has been a completely different experience. Due to this my husband and I have fallen back into the processed food/unhealthy diet rut. We have been here before and have gotten ourselvesContinue reading “Getting over my caffeine addiction: my personal health journey part I”

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”