Why it May be Difficult to Lose Weight

Why it May be Difficult to Lose Weight

Most of my clients have weight loss as one of their top 5 health goals.  It’s a great goal, especially with the multitude of studies showing that obesity is associated with poorer mental health, reduced quality of life and is the leading cause of death in the US and worldwide due to diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some types of cancer. I think this is one of […]

How to Detox Safely: A Daily Guide

How to Detox Safely: A Daily Guide

We’re entering the season of “bikini-ready, beach body” hype, and with it often comes talk of detoxes and cleanses. The appeal is undeniable: “What quick fix can I employ to drop the junk I’ve been consuming since October?” Ridding our bodies of the built up toxins from life and less-than-stellar eating habits is totally intriguing. Who wouldn’t want to do that? Get outta here, toxic […]

Healthy Travel Tips

Healthy Travel Tips

Travel can be a hectic and stressful experience: carting luggage through crowded airports, waiting in lines, getting extra friendly pat-downs from overly zealous security guards…or sitting in the car for hours on end, drowning in boredom while you try not to exhaust your supply of travel snacks within the first hour on the road. I myself am not a huge fan of travel (I LOVE […]

What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Acid Reflux

What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Acid Reflux

Sixty percent of American adults experience heartburn, also called acid reflux or gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) each year. GERD has nothing to do with the heart despite the common name. Rather, it is an upwelling of stomach acid from the stomach where it belongs, into the esophagus, where it burns. The burning sensation is the result of stomach acid coming into contact with the delicate […]

Pre-Conception and Fertility Nutrition

Pre-Conception and Fertility Nutrition

Originally Posted on April 8, 2016 by Marie Olson This post originally appeared as a guest blog spot on http://kaystotalfitness.blogspot.com/ on 4/6/16 and has been re-published with permission. It was also featured as a guest blog post under the title “Nutritional Considerations for Pre-Conception and Fertility” on the Feed Your Fertile Body!™ blog on 4/7/16. I love the springtime. To me, it’s such a time […]

WHAT IS THE MOST COMMON NUTRIENT DEFICIENCY IN THE AMERICAN POPULATION?

WHAT IS THE MOST COMMON NUTRIENT DEFICIENCY IN THE AMERICAN POPULATION?

WATER! We’ve all heard it over and over in our lives. “You need to drink more water!” The conventional idea is you need to drink about 8 glasses, 64 ounces, or about 2 liters of water per day. But is that amount good enough for everyone? A 200 pound athlete will have vastly different needs than a 120 pound person who works in an office setting. Why […]

MINDFUL EATING

MINDFUL EATING

  The typical American eating the typical American diet eats on the run, eats in the car, eats at their desk, eats in front of the TV, or eats standing in the kitchen. It’s become a rarity to actually take time for food and sit down to eat a meal without any distractions. Regardless of WHAT we are eating, I want to address HOW we are […]