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The Perils of Sugar (Sweet Tooth, Beware!)

If I were to choose the one dietary factor that most influences weight loss or gain, it would be sugar.   Sugar is a “sweet” detriment to our health, an insidious stowaway that hides itself in the foods we like to eat and even in foods we consider “healthy.”  I call it a stowaway because […]

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Results or Excuses?

I passed a billboard the other day and as I read it, I was immediately inspired and challenged, motivated and disappointed… all at the same time. The power packed phrase was this: You can have results or excuses, but not both.”   How does that make you feel when you read it? Does it bring […]

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Fueling Your Workout

What we eat before and after workouts has a tremendous impact on how we feel both during and after our exercise session, and on how well our bodies recover.  The goal is to maximize our workouts and give our bodies the important nutrients necessary for optimal recovery. Here are a few tips:   Before a […]

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Your (Healthy) Weight Loss Calorie Intake

I have been asked many times, “How much (calories) should I be eating?”   Great question!   First of all, get it out of your head that all calories are “bad.” We need calories! They are energy, an important source of fuel your body cannot live without. What’s important is that you get the right […]

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Lose It for Life!

I was reading an article recently that listed the top 10 “the-faster-the-better” health and fitness trends we should FORGET.   The trends for weight loss were the ones that specifically caught my attention.   Most of us remember (or have tried) the juice fast or eating gluten-free for weight loss. And then there was Sensa—the flavored […]

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