How to Create a Kitchen Counter Culture to Help You Eat Better

It’s a no-brainer that the choices in your fridge, pantry and on your kitchen counter dictate the quality of your meals and snacks; if the choices are nourishing foods, you’ll eat nourishing foods. If they’re high-fat, high-calorie, low nutrition foods. . .well, you...

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Three Reasons You Have Weight Creep and What To Do About It

Some research connects small, almost imperceptible lifestyle habits around food, activity and sleep to weight creep, indicating that a few extra chips here, a soda there, and a string of post-diagnosis sleepless nights (which tends to make you less likely to engage in...

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What To Do When Breast Cancer Insomnia is a Nightmare

Not only do we feel and function better when we get enough sleep, some research suggests it may help reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence. I love to sleep. Actually, my husband may love for me to sleep even more than I love for me to sleep. When I don’t get my...

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How to Eat Well and Exercise Well on the Road – Part 3

We’ve arrived at the final installment of my three-part series on food, fitness and travel! I have so enjoyed sharing my “ah-ha” moments, challenges, and the many (but not all - that would be a crazy long post!) travel-well tips I picked up during my recent trip to...

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Ready to Improve Your Heart Health?

The World Health Organization, WHO (not to be confused with The WHO, the English rock band formed in 1964) has released a call for public comments on the draft “Guidelines: Saturated fatty acid and trans-fatty intake for adults and children.”  (1) Translation to...

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Stop Believing In Miracle Nutrition

Three weeks have passed since I attended that magnificent 2018 spring oncology nutrition symposium. I’m still giddy over the massive amount of nutrition science and research takeaways I gained. The information I learned at that event supports my mission to serve as a...

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Smoothie vs Juice. Do You Know The Difference?

Smoothie or juice? Do you know the difference? IS there a difference?   Recently I’ve been having smoothie conversations with a number of different folks. That may seem odd, yet given my own six day/week breakfast smoothie habit and the popularity of smoothies...

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Your Chemicals Are Ready, Please Drive Around

You’re starving.   You’re running late.   You spy your favorite fast-casual restaurant en route to your next errand and before you can say, “I’ll have the #3 combo with extra tomato please”, you whip into the parking lot, jockey for position, and creep toward that...

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