Nutrition

Angelina Jolie

Genetics and Disease: How much can you really control?

If you were told you had an 87% risk for breast cancer, would you undergo a double mastectomy as a preventative measure to eliminate or drastically reduce your risk? Essentially, this is what actress Angelina Jolie did. Just this week, she announced in a New York Times article that she underwent the double mastectomy after […]

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Nectresse

Nectresse: Worth a try?

You may have noticed there is a new sweetener on the market: Nectresse. I loved the name when I first heard it – it reminded me of Nectarines…an obviously natural, healthful food. Clearly, some darn good marketers are on this brand. But, if you do some minor digging, you’ll learn that Nectresse is manufactured by […]

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Eat Your Vegetables

52 Small Changes Web Series: Week 8 – Eat Your Vegetables

Welcome to the 52 Small Changes Web Series. This is where I take each weekly change I prescribe in the book - 52 Small Changes: One Year to a Happier, Healthier You, and discuss my personal favorite tips or suggestions on how I like to make the change a reality. I encourage you to share your […]

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Alex Jone's GMOs

Prison Planet: What you need to know about our food supply

Recently, I watched this video by Alex Jone’s Prison Planet. Scary is the short way to describe it. Although I haven’t done a tremendous amount of research on this topic, I do know that we have a lot to be concerned about when it comes to our food supply. GMOs, growth hormones and toxic chemicals […]

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Safe Fish

How Safe is Your Fish? 6 Ways to Stay Contaminant Free

No doubt, eating fish is a healthy choice and provides us with wonderful nutritional benefits. Over the last several years, however, we’ve seen raised concern about toxic chemicals and contaminants in our fish supply, and with good reason: industrial waste causes mercury, PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls), dioxins, and other environmental contaminants that plague our waters and […]

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52 Small Changes Web Series: Week 6 – Taking a Multivitamin

Welcome to the 52 Small Changes Web Series. This is where I take each weekly change I prescribe in the book - 52 Small Changes: One Year to a Happier, Healthier You, and discuss my personal favorite tips or suggestions on how I like to make the change a reality. I encourage you to share your […]

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Levo League

The One Thing You Can Do for Better Health, and more…

Last week I had the honor of being the expert for Levo League’s Office Hours. Levo League is a social good startup designed to elevate young women in the workforce by providing the career resources needed to achieve personal and professional success. Looking back on my career in my 20s, I wish there were more […]

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52 Small Changes Web Series Week 4

52 Small Changes Web Series: Week 4 – Keep a Food Journal

Welcome to the 52 Small Changes Web Series. This is where I take each weekly change I prescribe in the book - 52 Small Changes: One Year to a Happier, Healthier You, and discuss my personal favorite tips or suggestions on how I like to make the change a reality. I encourage you to share your […]

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52 Small Changes Web Series: Week 1 – Hydrate!

Join me in my 52 Small Changes Web Series. This is where I take each weekly change I prescribe in the book and discuss my personal favorite tips on how I like to make the change a reality. I encourage you to share your favorite tips in the comment section so that others can learn […]

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Keri Gans

“Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day.”

I’ve been connected to Keri Gans for a little less than a year, but mentally connected to her for years. She is the author of The Small Change Diet and as you may guess from her title and mine – 52 Small Changes, we share a similar philosophy that making small changes for great and […]

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