So for years I've been asking that my clients focus on real, whole foods instead of protein powders and supplements. But I'm still constantly bombarded with client questions on the lastest shake or pill that is supposed to help them reach all their goals. So after reading an article from ACE (American Council on Exercise), … Continue reading Supplements: Necessary or a Waste of Money?
Today I had quite the experience, battling my own body and mind over good food choices. It's so important to listen to our bodies and once we refocus and realign our bodies, they are great at telling us when, and even what, to eat. I've been working hard on refocusing my food intake, so here … Continue reading What Happens When Life Gets in the Way?
I am lucky enough to get to work with school aged kids on nutrition somewhat regularly. Sometimes this is a blessing because they don't have that internet nutrition knowledge I face with adults. Other times it can be hard to get the kids to focus, especially since nutrition isn't always something they can see. I … Continue reading Sugary Drink Suprises
Health and wellness can be exhilarating, but it can also be exhausting. One week (or day) you're feeling on top of the word- your sleep is on point, you have energy to take care of literally everything you need done, you love the way your clothes fit and people notice. But then suddenly you get … Continue reading Inspiration Cycling
I try really hard not to hate something my body does, because I understand that it does these things to help me in some way, shape, or form. That being said, I HATE BLOATING! Seriously it drives me crazy! It makes me feel lousy and I don't like the way it makes me look (which … Continue reading Beat the Bloat
Sometimes I think the universe played a grand joke on me when I decided to study nutrition. Since taking on nutrition as my career choice I have been diagnosed with two conditions requiring restrictive diets. It's like the universe wanted to give me tests to see how well I truly understood my career choice (FYI: … Continue reading An Introdution to Veganism
This weekend, after working so hard on focusing on me and my health, I went a little crazy. I had a good friend in town for a few days, and while we spent one day exploring the waterfalls of Yosemite, most of our activity was based around food. There were ice cream sundaes, treats, chips, … Continue reading Getting Back on Track