One question to ask yourself

Stopped in my tracks It was one of those “a-ha!” moments. Where I thought to myself, “oh my goodness, why the heck haven’t I thought of it like that before?!” It was a beautiful, sunny day and I was doing my weekly sprints at the park near our home while listening to a training webinar from my mentor and business …

Prioritize Protein: 3 practical ways to pack a protein punch

  Since becoming a registered dietitian/nutritionist over 12 years ago, I have seen pretty much every possible kind of diet known to man. Hundreds (maybe thousands?!) of patients and clients have been brave enough to share their food records with me, which I cherish because let’s be real: it’s hard to be completely honest about what and how we eat! …

Focus on veggies: 5 easy ways to increase your vegetable intake!

I have 3 key tools that make eating healthfully way less time and energy consuming. I call them my “Nutrition No-Brainers” and they have revolutionized the way I eat. Nutrition No-Brainers I encourage all my clients to come up with 3 Nutrition No-Brainers that create the foundation of their diet each day. These tools help streamline their time and mental energy related …

Make your own magic: 5 tricks to get a healthy habit to stick

It might be hard to believe but we are almost halfway through the year already. I bet many of us have long forgotten the New Years resolutions we set back in January. Oops! Then there are those few lucky ones who not only started a healthy new change in their lifestyle but managed to successfully keep it going as a …

So you think you want to do a cleanse, huh?

As a trainer and dietitian who preaches moderation I feel like I have a bit of a confession to make: I just finished up a 5 day whole foods cleanse. It’s actually the 4th time I’ve done this particular type of cleanse with Luz Femenina and although I was skeptical at first, I think it’s safe to say I am now …