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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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’s top Sports Nutrition Questions What and when should you eat for peak […]

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How to Avoid Stress Eating…

  We have all been there…you start out the day with a grounding bowl of oatmeal topped with blueberries and pumpkin seeds, lunch is butternut squash soup and avocado toast, and dinner is salmon with brown rice and sautéed spinach. Perhaps paired with a glass of Merlot? What a nutritional […]

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Happy September!

As I look at my friends’ posts on FB this week, I am reminded how the beginning of September is a huge time of transition and new beginnings for individuals and their families. Which is exciting, but can be stressful too…Instead of trying to incorporate a “major overhaul” to our […]

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Kids, can we talk about food?

Can you talk to your children about why they should eat nutritious food and become more interested in their health? Pleading with them to have fruit instead of fries with their grilled cheese, or bribing them with ice cream if they finish their chicken and broccoli, is not only frustrating […]

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Should you try matcha?

Should you start drinking matcha instead of coffee? Matcha is a ground up version of Japanese green tea and is used in hot and cold drinks and foods. While a cup of coffee or two daily is safe for your health, many people report feeling anxiety, stomach aches, headaches, and […]

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