General Health Tips

Is the Keto Diet Healthy?

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Spoiler alert: I don’t like diets.  In fact, the title of my first book is “Start Here: 7 Easy, Diet-Free Steps to Achieve Your Ultimate Health and Happiness.” Key word: DIET-FREE!  I always believe that eating real, whole foods, in appropriate balance, and focusing on getting in tons of vegetables, are the keys to health.  That…

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Do You Really Need a Food Intolerance Test?

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It’s been over 4 years since I did my own food intolerance test and started offering the testing to my clients, and the initial post is still one of the most popular on my site.  I get asked about food intolerance testing all the time, so I thought I’d update you on my personal results, the results…

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How to Build a Workout Plan

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Nearly every day, I get asked, “What is the best workout?” or “what workout do I have to do to lose weight?”  I won’t stay on my soapbox for the whole post, but let me have just three sentences.  If you force yourself to do a workout just because someone says it is the “best,”…

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What’s the Hype with Gluten-Free Diets?

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I would venture to guess that neither of my grandmothers had ever heard of gluten before they passed away, and I’m certain they never considered going gluten-free themselves.  But these days, you’d be hard-pressed to walk down any aisle of the grocery store without being confronted with products labeled gluten-free (I’ve even bought a bag…

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10 Supplements I’m Taking Right Now

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Walking through the supplement aisles in a health store, it’s easy to understand why people feel so overwhelmed by supplements in general, and why I always get asked, “which supplements are actually healthy?” The answer is like most things in health: “it depends.”  I’ll get to that in a minute. Can’t we get what we…

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