Monthly Archives: May 2017

Carb fans will love this news!

I’d rather have a smoothie than a steak salad because I love carbs! Here’s some great news for carbs lovers who lift weights. You need to eat carbs to grow and repair muscle if you want to get stronger. “Following workouts, you may actually need more carbs than protein, with most studies showing that post-workout […]

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you’re eating less, but not losing weight

If you’ve been eating 250-500 calories a week less than you used to, but you’re not losing weight or body fat, there’s five possible explanations I’ve come up with. You’ve dropped your calories too low. If I eat too few calories, my body thinks I’m starving and will actually hold onto fat. Don’t eat less […]

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Why weight-lifting is best for fat loss

If you’ve been reading my blogs for a while you know that I used to do a lot of cardio, but, no matter how much time or energy I put in, I couldn’t lower by body-fat. I found that weight lifting allows me to reduce my time exercising, and gets rid of body fat much […]

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exercises & diets that people shouldn’t do

I hear people boasting about what they are doing in regards to diet and exercise, and it usually makes me cringe. Here’s my list of what many people are doing that they shouldn’t: Working out seven days a week While you might think this is good, your body needs rest and recovery. Take at least […]

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Dealing with diabetes & allergies successfully

I’m excited to share this recent podcast from Chewables, the name meaning “chew on this.” We talk about what my life was like growing up with severe milk allergies, what it was like being diagnosed as a type-1 diabetic at age 30, how I went from a typical female who ate a Standard American Diet […]

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Being overweight hurts your business

Looking and feeling good is actually very important for business. Studies have shown that leaner people appear smarter even though they aren’t, and are more likely to get hired for a job than someone who is overweight. If a seller has to choose between a smartly-dressed slim real estate agent vs. an overweight agent with baggy clothes, guess […]

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Are prebiotic fibers good or bad?

If you were wondering what fructans, galacto-oligosaccharides, and inulin are, like my husband and I were pondering, they are fibers that manufacturers add to their products to make their nutritional values appear healthier, since it will increase the fiber content. The problem is that these fibers are not in their natural state, and these added […]

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Air Pollution Hurts More Than Your Lungs

Whenever I walk by a person smoking a cigarette, I hold my breath and quickly walk past them, not only because it’s stinky, cigarettes contain numerous cancerous ingredients. I no longer run in the park, which is near the freeway, because it triggers an asthma attack. Air quality is important and hurts everyone. Dirty air causes “…inflammation […]

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