Blogs about Healthy Eating

How to Eat Healthy Without Breaking the Bank

 You know you should eat healthy, but it seems as if your bank account makes it difficult. Healthy meals always seem to cost more than the inexpensive selections you can pick up at fast food restaurants … but it doesn’t have to be that way. Four Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget 

Your Great Health Always Begins With A Clean Mouth

 People are more health conscious than ever today. They’re eating organic, cutting out junk food, and taking vitamin and mineral supplements to compensate for depleted soil. Exercise has also become part of daily routines, even if it’s just a brisk walk around the block. 

How I found inspiration from Bobbi Brown........

  How I found inspiration from Bobbi Brown…. As I was driving home from the gym one morning, as always, I had the radio on. Much to my husband’s chagrin, I am a serial station changer…..yep, I’m one of those people who constantly changes the station until I find something that I want to listen to……for a while at least…..then it’s on to the next station!

Forget About Calories

Recently a spin instructor told me how a couple mentioned to her that they burn the most calories during her class compared to the other instructors.

Avoid these ingredients lurking in your food

The central message of healthy eating in its true nuts and bolts is about choosing minimally processed wholefood. The concept of whole food takes a central message at the Fearless Nutrition Clinic. It’s about choosing food as it was grown in nature, without industrial manufacturing and without packages dressed in lengthy ingredients lists. It’s about choosing food and cooking as your grandmother would recognise.

15-16 weeks Trying. Good Stress.

16-17 Weeks Pregnant Tomorrow Crystal

What does optimally healthy mean to you? Terms defined...

Optimal is a term I use a lot as a fitness coach. However, I have found that within in the health and fitness industry, it can mean 3 different things. 1-    It can mean everything looks normal so we’re good here (avoid deficiency/fall within normal ranges/average/survive/status quo). 2-    It can mean everything looks normal, but some known healthy behaviors would be better (additional benefits/above average/thriving/stronger living). 

MINDFUL CONSUMPTION

March is here.  Today I continue to be focused on the nutritional needs of our body.  Our food intake is not only about energy balance.  Recently a new field of study has emerged called “nutritional psychiatry”.  In an observational review of the data, Jacka (2017) notes that mood is not only effected by what we do eat especially during our emotional binges which are those times when we consume to excess (for both sad and happy occasions).  Our mood is also found to be effected by what you do NOT eat.   Once again, we are looking for a balance

A Woman’s Value (No matter her age!)

From the time we are young girls, we are taught that our looks determine our worth. If you are lucky, you learn early on that this is simply not true. Unfortunately, I have found that many of us suffer from equating our worth with our looks well into our golden years - which to me, is really, really sad.