Category Archive: health

Nov 28

Cyber Monday Promos!

Tis the season to be social, but it is possible to keep your health in check while still enjoying yourself. Aim to maintain your weight from November to the New Year, as it’s more than common to gain 5 lbs this time of year. Not to worry, here are a few pointers on how to …

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Jul 06

Hormonal Balance

I look forward to setting a few minutes aside most days to read one of my favorite e-newsletters from Mind Body Green. Have you heard of them? If not, head their way. They have a treasure chest of feel good health articles, covering diet to meditation to movement. Yet, getting to the topic of today’s …

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Oct 22

Top 10 Reasons to See a Paleo Registered Dietitian

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics posted an article, “Top 10 Reasons to Visit an RD,” and it inspired me to repost similar content but outline why a Paleo Registered Dietitian can suit your needs. A trusted health care professional can serve as an integral liaison in helping you make change for a healthy lifestyle. …

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Oct 05

USDA Taking a Stand on the Kiddo’s Lu

With the dominant health status of our country, let alone children, the USDA, for the first time in more than a decade, applies new rules for the federal school lunch program. Such guidelines include: calorie and sodium limits schools must offer dark green, orange or red vegetables and legumes at least once a week students …

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May 13

Monday Movers – Don’t Worry, Be Happy

After wrapping-up some must needed domestic duties this weekend, I found myself reading one of the most interesting and epic studies of the year – the research was all about smiling. In a nutshell, doctors Marc Gillinov and Steven Nissen reported on a study rating the smiles of 230 baseball players (pre-1950 athletes) from the Baseball Register. Can …

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Feb 21

Food For Thought: Himalayan Crystal Salt

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Do you take a multivitamin? If so, would you be willing to swap it for something more natural and perhaps cheaper? When eating a paleo or primal diet, there is little room for processed foods thus a low intake of sodium. Plus the hard cold facts on the idea of consuming salt/sodium is bad for …

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Jan 20

What? That is Breakfast?

Have you ever put strawberries in an omelette? Have you ever put fruit in your eggs? I know, I know. Sometimes I surprise myself with what I eat… This morning and for the past week or so, I have come up with something pretty creative in the kitchen. Anyone willing to give it a try? …

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Dec 11

Sunday Sessions & Food Log

Sundays are so homey. Do you agree? It’s a day for personal time, preparation for the week and to reminisce on what took place in the last few days. Most Sundays, especially when the weather agrees, I go on a run or walk or head to the gym, think of what’s on for the next 5 days and what …

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Nov 27

Dear Food Diary – Day 6

Today, 22/11/11, I ate… Breakfast: 7:45AM Savory & Sweet Eggs Mini protein smoothie Allergy meds Chromium Magnesium Probiotics Exercise: 3 mile walk Off to the airport! Airport lounge: 12PM Nibbles of carrot/beet dip 3 pieces of roasted eggplant 1/2 glass of dry champagne First flight: 2:30PM 1 hard boiled egg Water 15 fresh blueberries Airport …

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Nov 21

Dear Food Diary – Day 5

Today, 21/11/11, the start of my birthday week, I ate… Goals: Eat no grains, no potato, legumes, dairy, sugar! Breakfast: 7:15AM 2 poached eggs Sauteed spinach in bacon fat Water Magnesium Probiotics Chromium Picolinate Allergy Meds Lunch: 1PM Homemade cilnatro, garlic and pepper burger patty, maybe 4 ounces Pumpkin dip, 1-2 tablespoons or 1 ounce Leftover …

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