Daily Detox Routine…

While I do not discourage you from baking cookies as a fun family activity or having a glass of wine at the end of a long day, here are some other daily strategies to help you feel energized and detox your body. As the duration of our social distancing and remaining […]

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Snack attack…

People tell me they find themselves snacking more than usual, and are looking for advice on how to handle mid-day nibbling. Being isolated at home with your family–while trying to work, helping kids with online classes, preparing meals (endlessly!), and keeping your surroundings sanitary is certainly stressful. And of course […]

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Fight for It…

February is hard. People generally come off the holidays feeling eager to make positive change and try new things. The new calendar year (or decade!) adds further motivation–not to mention feeling a bit sluggish from all the celebrating. People are quick to swear off alcohol, carbs, sugar, and caffeine, while […]

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Holiday Survival Kit

The holidays always bring joy and and a buzz of excitement for us, but they can also feel overwhelming, turning those feelings of child-like joy to stress, worry, and even sadness. Every year I remind my clients to focus on what I refer to as “Holiday Expectations and Boundaries”, and […]

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The Mediterraneans Win Again…

In the ebb and flow of eating trends in the wellness world, one style of eating seem to continually come out on top. While the Paleo, Keto, Whole 30, Vegan, and intermittent fasting have all gotten a lot of “air play” lately, and indeed people lose weight and “feel great” […]

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Reading Labels 101

One of the first things I teach my clients, (at all ages!) is how to read food labels. This simple practice is so important when you are trying to buy healthy, packaged foods at the grocery store. Of course, in a perfect world ALL our food would be homemade, but […]

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Rice Cakes: the Ultimate “blank slate”

When some people travel, they bring their favorite pillow from home or their scented eye mask to sleep on the plane…we bring rice cakes. I think of rice cakes as the perfect Tabula Rasa–the blank slate of the snack world. They are gluten free, require no refrigeration, last for weeks, […]

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Sports Nutrition: Focus and Fuel your body

A friend who is a sports psychologist recently interviewed me, to ask how and what athletes should eat to improve their performance in sports. Here is my feedback on the topic and answers to some common queries: Athlete‚Äôs top Sports Nutrition Questions What and when should you eat for peak […]

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