The Best (& Safest) Sunscreens To Use

It’s Summer!  We all celebrate summer with it’s sunshine and long days.  We try to spend more time outdoors, at the beach or the pool relaxing and enjoying life a little more this time of year.  We must protect our skin though.  This isn’t the old days when we oiled up with baby oil and […]

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Stress…Is it Stressing You?

When I ask people if they’re stressed it’s sort of a loaded question.  Either people say yes because they are feeling very anxious, nervous, angry, or are experiencing insomnia.  But some people claim to be fine and are just dealing with life stuff like everyone.  I also talk to those people that say they only […]

Healthy Food Substitutions: Summer Edition

You know I’ve talked about making healthy transitions to your life before.  This isn’t an all or nothing endevour.  Cold turkey rarely is successful.  And, hey, if it works for you, you’re a rock star so rock on!  But for most of us the way to successful change is a slow and gradual process that […]

10+ Benefits of This Summer Super Food

I went to Whole Foods over the weekend and was  excited to see one of my favorite summer snacking foods had arrived and looked plump and fresh…Black Grapes!  I love these things!  I got addicted to these when I first discovered them while I was living in Austin.  It makes them that much more special […]

How To Choose Healthy Fruits & Veggies…Look out GMO’s & Pesticides

As most of you know it’s my goal to get everyone eating real whole foods and eliminate the processed foods from your diet. So, I know that most of you are trying to buy more food directly from the butcher and the produce department or farm stand.  High fives to you.  But, how do you […]

Protein Pancakes

One of the best ways to manage overall health as well as weight, especially that mid-section, is to start your day with protein.  The protein first thing in the morning does a couple of things for you.  One it sets the tone for your blood sugar for the day.  If you start with protein it’s much […]

Why Do We Suffer So Much? It’s Us vs. Our Grandparents

The big question is why do we suffer so much?  I don’t remember my grandparents or especially my great grandparents ever suffering from allergies, hives, gluten sensitivity, or autoimmune diseases.  So what gives?   Well, they lived entirely different day to day then we do. Let’s take a look and see what we may be doing […]

Your Summer Refresh Plan

My recent post ushered in that Summer feeling.  I gave you a great Creamsicle refresher that will add high quality protein to your day or to start your day or even post-workout recovery.  I’m reminded by many of you that it’s that time.  You know… shorts & tank tops, sundresses and bathing suits for the pool and/or beach.  […]

Chronic Back Pain

Chronic Pain… I thought I might chime in on this subject.  I was recently reading a newsletter that had some pretty interesting quotes.  Check this out… Globally, 1 out of 10 people suffer from lower back pain.  It’s also the number 1 cause of job disability worldwide. In the US, back pain accounts for 10% […]

Acupuncture In The News

This week I’m bringing you some new acupuncture in the news studies that have been released.  These are all common conditions that affect millions of people everyday. First up… Heel Pain / Plantar Fasciitis New research indicates acupuncture is an effective and safe treatment for heel pain.  Pain on the back of the heel often […]

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