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Why in the Cell am I so Tired?!

If you feel you don’t have enough energy, it may be because your body has problems producing enough ATP and thus providing cells with enough energy. There are ways to help our body produce more ATP and replenish dwindling energy levels. The most common strategies revolve around three basic concepts: diet, exercise, and sleep.

Love Food?

Food is not the enemy!  In fact, it can be your best friend if you build a healthy relationship with it! 

Cost of Eating Healthy

The benefits of eating healthy far outweigh the cost of eating healthy.  If you have ever said or heard someone say, “Healthy eating is too expensive!” or “I can’t afford to eat organic.” Well, I bet you don’t hear it as much as I...

FOOD PREP: Key to Success

Food Preparation is the key to success! Knowledge is power, but it can be useless without planning, preparation, and execution.  Preparation is the key to success in every area but even more than most in the area of food for those of us who value our health. If good...

Stevia is a Plant. Truvia is a Product.

Stevia is a plant.  Truvia is a product.  Stevia is grown.  Truvia is manufactured.  Stevia is a green plant.  Truvia is in a green box.  Stevia is a leaf.  Truvia has a leaf on the box. Stevia is a sweet plant leaf.  Truvia is an artificial sweetener. The word Stevia...

Make 2018 New Year Resolutions with Me, Your Board Certified Health Coach!

Did you make a New Year’s resolution this year? How did it turn out? If you’re like most people, you didn’t get very far. In fact, a commonly cited statistic suggests that only 8% of people keep their resolutions. There are many reasons for this, but they can be summed up this way: changing our behavior is hard, and most people don’t know how to do it successfully. This is a huge problem, and I see it every day in my practice.  It is now clear that that the number one cause of the chronic disease epidemic is not genetic, but behavioral – people making the wrong choices about diet, physical activity, sleep and other lifestyle factors.