Archive | June, 2012

Eating Less and Still Gaining Weight?

June 23, 2012

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Living With Obesity At 700 Calories Per Day! By: David Greenwalt I want you to consider a common female client. She’s a woman about 5’5″ and 185 pounds. A combination of a mostly sedentary lifestyle, quick-fix, processed foods and consistent excessively low calories has resulted in an incredibly stubborn fat loss scenario. Not only has […]

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Substitute Olive Oil for Butter

June 23, 2012

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You can substitute olive oil for butter, margarine or other oils in almost any recipe. The basic rule is to use an equal amount of olive oil if the recipe calls for vegetable oil. The variety of olive and harvest time are major factors affecting the flavor of olive oil. If you want to replace […]

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Sugar to Honey Conversion

June 23, 2012

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  To replace sugar with honey, substitute 3/4 cup of honey for 1 cup of sugar.  Reduce the total amount of other liquids by 1/4 cup per cup of honey.  Lower baking temperature 25 degrees.  This stops over browning. When preparing baked goods, add 1/4-3/4 teaspoon baking soda for each cup of honey used. In […]

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Be a Nutrition Detective!

June 23, 2012

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The SAD (Standard American Diet) is full of “Non-Food”.  We have been tricked into thinking these foods are “normal” and that we are deprived when we eat whole, natural foods.  This is a far cry from normal folks!  Should being tired all the time be normal? Should being overweight be normal?  Should hypo-thyroidism be normal?  […]

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Quench That Thirst!

June 22, 2012

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  By Karen Bruce The weather’s getting warmer and your thirst is more pronounced. This is your body’s way of telling you it is in need of hydration. The best way to hydrate? Drink water – and lots of it. The standard recommendation is daily consumption of half of your body weight in ounces of […]

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Tweaking Tastes and Creating Cravings

June 22, 2012

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  How can we allow someone else to “Create” our cravings?  I was amazed and appalled when I saw this video.  Take a look and see if it makes you want to stay away from processed foods. 

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Increase Your Physical Activity

June 22, 2012

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Physical Activity is vital to well being.  When we don’t “want to” do it, that’s when we need it the most.  Make a goal.  Start small if you need to.  Who wants to be stagnant and never moving forward?  Not me!  A step today is one step closer to a goal than no step at […]

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Learn how whole foods can change your life

June 22, 2012

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Did you know that the Standard American Diet (SAD) consists of 51% processed food.  Further, we consume 42% animal products and only 7% fruits and vegetables.  That is just SAD in itself! I love to coach people in crowding out the processed food, gradually, if needed. These foods are so full of chemicals and toxins […]

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Learn how to find a healthy balance and feel the confidence you deserve

June 22, 2012

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For most of us, life is a busy whirlwind of obligations, hectic schedules and responsibilities.  Taking care of our health and the health of our families oftentimes seems difficult or impossible to incorporate into our lives.  Fortunately, I have been trained to guide you to better food and lifestyle choices that will help you achieve greater balance in all aspects of […]

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Learn the Secret to Living a Healthier Life

June 21, 2012

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Balance in life is so important.  I love my life as a health coach.  It brings the needed balance to my life. Are you living A Life Balanced? What is it that you are carrying in your heart? Guilt, shame, regret, fear, resentment, unresloved issues.  Is any of it “controlling” the food you choose, or […]

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