Studies have shown that 2020 was a very challenging year for many due to the pandemic and many changes in work and schooling life. While many global circumstances are still out of our control, we can still control what happens within ourselves and our daily lives that can make a positive difference – such as … Read More
Getting your family to support you on your healthy journey can be a challenge. However, when we have family and friends supporting us, we are more likely to follow through with our health goals. Here are tips on how to get them on board. Tell them why. When approaching them for support let them know … Read More
As a wellness coach, I am continuously expanding upon my knowledge so I can bring the most up to date information to my clients. During quarantine, I completed another nutrition certification through Precision Nutrition, one of the industry’s top nutrition education programs. What I loved about the program, aside from acquiring super science-based knowledge about … Read More
During this unprecedented time, you may feel like your weight is spinning out of control. Many of my clients and friends have been upset about gaining what is being deemed the ‘Quarantine 15.’ What is ‘Quarantine 15’? ‘Quarantine 15’ is weight acquired during the current COVID-19 quarantine period. If you find yourself gaining weight during … Read More
We all have goals that we want to achieve – be it losing weight, getting more sleep, spending more time with our family, or eating healthier, just to name a few. However, sometimes we fail to plan and end up back on square one. Or we choose goals that are not realistic. Here are healthy … Read More
After you set wellness goals, a great way to stay motivated is by tracking your progress. The purpose is to do so in a positive way that will inspire you to keep moving forward. Here are my favorite go to methods. Scale Make the scale your friend as opposed to your foe. The best way … Read More
Eating vegetables is beneficial on many levels! They provide an excellent source of nutrients to keep your body healthy and help reduce the risk of some chronic diseases. Here are how some of the nutrients work for you: Dietary fiber helps reduce blood cholesterol and may lower the risk of heart disease Potassium helps to … Read More
Cucumbers are one of the vegetables with the highest water content, which means they offer valuable vitamins and minerals, while still being super low in calories – only about 16 calories per cup. Since they are about 95 percent water and full of fiber, they take up room in your tummy and visually add volume to your meals without weighing you down.