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Healthy Comes in Different Shapes and Sizes

Posted on December 2nd, 2019

The following was orginally published in BUSINESSDAY Magazine. Think about the last time you saw yourself in a full-length mirror. Did you look healthy? If you’re like most women, you’re probably shaking your head to the contrary right now—and the reason has a lot to do with the images that […]

The Power of Accountability

Posted on November 25th, 2019

Have you ever tried to lose weight, start a new fitness program, or adopt another healthy habit (such as getting better sleep, flossing daily or making healthier meals) only to fail? If you’ve found your way to my blog, I’d guess the answer is yes. We’ve all been there and […]

Are you sabotaging your weight loss goals?

Posted on November 16th, 2019

When you first decide that you want to lose weight and adopt a healthy lifestyle, motivation is at an all-time high. You begin to imagine your new wardrobe, fewer aches and pains, increased energy level and a new look. When the numbers on the scale to shift downwards there is […]

Common Mistakes That May Keep You From Losing Weight

Posted on October 22nd, 2019

This article was written by me for the September issue of TW Magazine. Few things in life are as frustrating as extra pounds that just won’t come off even though you’ve committed to eating right and exercising regularly. In fact, lackluster results are one of the biggest reasons women give […]

The Power of Support – Digging Deep

Posted on October 21st, 2019

My 11-year-old son wanted to improve his speed on the soccer field, and wanted me to coach him. I agreed, as it involved me timing him and not really running. We had scheduled it for Fridays after school which worked perfectly. Last Friday, October 3rd, was the second week of […]

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New Whole Grains on the Block

Posted on October 5th, 2019

Did you know that people who regularly consume whole grains are less likely to be obese? They also have lower cholesterol levels. And according to the Whole Grains Council, adding whole grains to your diet will reduce your risk of stroke by as much as 36 percent, cut your risk […]

Foods and Vegetables You Should Always Buy Organic

Posted on September 23rd, 2019

If you’re like me, you probably try to save money on groceries when you can. I read the local supermarket sales flyers to find the best deals on everything I need to create healthy meals each week. I look for sales items my family consumes regularly. I buy pantry staples—like […]

GMO vs Non-GMO: What does it all mean ?

Posted on September 9th, 2019

Ben & Jerry’s, Cheerios, Grape-Nuts… these products and more are going non-GMO under pressure from consumers and anti-biotech crop activists. But what is a GMO and why should you care? Simply put, GMO stands for genetically modified organism. GMO foods are plants or animals created using gene splicing techniques in […]

Physical Hunger vs Emotional Hunger. What’s the difference ?

Posted on August 14th, 2019

In this video I will discuss how to distinguish between emotional hunger and physical hunger using a tool called the hunger scale. Thanks for watching.

Kwavi Quick Tip: How To Keep Vegetables Fresh for Weeks

Posted on August 7th, 2019

I normally purchase a big bag of vegetables (the salad in a bag type vegetables), and keep in my refrigerator. From time to time I will grab some vegetables and add to my meals. The vegetables stay fresh for weeks and do not wilt or turn brown. Watch the video […]

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