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How To Make Carbs Work In Your Favor

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is weight loss.  And although there are a myriad of diets out there, one of the most common misconceptions is that you have to banish carbs to get the body of your dreams. This simply is not true.  Carbohydrates, or carbs as they are commonly referred to, are very much a necessary macronutrient that our body and brain need in order to function properly.  As a matter of fact, go too low in your carbs, and your lean muscle will suffer.

Nutrition for College Athletes: The Effects of Dehydration

In this on going series of posts that cover nutrition and diet for college athletes we have talked already about how well athletes actually eat (or at least think they do), and of the critical importance of fueling up with a big breakfast.Today we are going to dive into something that is even more important, not only for high performance on the field and in the field, but in terms of, like, living.And that is the topic of water.

Nutrition for College Athletes: The Critical Importance of Breakfast

In a recent post on nutrition for collegiate athletes we discussed some of the benefits to cleaning up your diet (most notably, performance!), as well as showed some not-so-hot statistics and research that revealed collegiate athletes don’t eat nearly as well as they should.We’ve been told the importance of breakfast over and over, to ad nauseum, to the point that when we hear it now it tends to go in one ear, out the other.

Nutrition Coaching

So...  I have a partnered with a group of medical professionals that support my business with nutrition software called Evolution Nutrition.  Some of you may have heard of it and that's wonderful!  For those of you who have not, here's why you need to hook up to this train!

BE HEALTHY 28-DAY PROGRAM

If talk is cheap and you're ready for a better health and weight loss program, read on. A lot of people commit to healthier living this time of year but don't think to get professional help and group support. Join us January 2017 and get both for free with my BE HEALTHY 28-DAY PROGRAM. To register email your name and specific health goal to info@fitdupage.com asap. If you're not ready just yet, that's fine too.

Having Your Pumpkin Pie And Eating It Too, while knowing the difference between skill building and will power

This pumpkin pie was a treat given to me by one of my Pilates clients after my first lumpectomy last November. And yes, it's not a cancer fighting food. It's a celebratory one. "Once in a while a little treat is ok," said my doctors and nurses when I called them about this little slice of pie. Hey, I didn't want cancer again. So this is a case where I was told, it is okay to have your pie and eat it too.

7 tips to prepare for the holidays

The holidays are quickly approaching. Are you ready?1) plan all your meals 2) eat out no more than 2 times per week 3) get lots of sleep 4) exercise daily 5) plan for all of your cheat meals 6) relieve your stress daily with meditation, yoga, exercise, massage, accupuncture 7) Stick to your grocery list and buy only what you need; avoid overeating. 8) eat healthy 90% of the time. 9) make a decision to maintain a healthy weight and do it! 10) spend MOST of your time with freinds and family that will not sabotage you by over-eating, exposure to bad or unhealthy food or habits.

Introducing my Seasonal Eating Meal Plan

Fall brings us a bounty of foods to enjoy after the harvest.  These foods are rich in color, texture, flavor, and nutrients.  Choosing foods that are freshly picked and locally grown allows us to get the most nourishment and taste from our food.  A fresh, crisp apple on a bright fall day; a warm bowl of butternut squash soup on a chilly fall night as the days become shorter; salads filled with colorful vegetables such as beets, carrots, and pumpkin seeds all lightly dressed with oil and vinegar with fresh herbs call to mind some of the flavors of fall.  I

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