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Is Happiness Eating Chocolate Cake? Emotions and Food

Is Happiness Eating Chocolate Cake? Emotions and Food

The other night, we received some bad news and before I knew it, I was face first in guacamole and chips.  100%  I was eating because I was disappointed and sad. Not because of hunger. Many of us struggle with emotional eating. Emotional eating can occur with any...

Healthy Lifestyle mixed with Cocktails??

Healthy Lifestyle mixed with Cocktails??

This time of year (and others) many of us want to celebrate with a few cocktails. But when we are also trying to stay in the healthier lane, drinks can cause a few speed bumps in that road. In general, it is important to watch alcohol consumption because it impacts...

Welcome Thanksgiving with a Plan

Welcome Thanksgiving with a Plan

Thanksgiving is probably one of our biggest food Holidays. The meal can take days to prepare and while we think it’s only one meal- many times it can go on all weekend (thinking leftovers, other celebrations). It also represents the beginning of the Holiday season and...

Easy Ways to Add More Veggies to Your Diet

Easy Ways to Add More Veggies to Your Diet

According to the CDC, only 1 in 10 adults gets the recommended daily servings of vegetables a day. We should be eating 3 servings of vegetables (and 2 of fruit each day). Other than our Mom always saying “eat your vegetables” why is it so important to eat vegetables...

Training for Everyday Life

Training for Everyday Life

Why do we excercise? Weight loss, getting fit, or training for a sport come to mind. But what about training for everyday life?   I follow trainer Kira Stokes on social media.  She was asked about what she is training for (she’s very fit!) and her response was...

Let’s Talk The Keto Diet

Let’s Talk The Keto Diet

This popular diet has taken off like so many others. Maybe you have a neighbor or a family member who swears by it or you’ve seen the many “keto friendly” products in the store.   In short, the Keto diet is a very low carb, high fat diet like the Atkins diet that was...

Good Nutrition, Better Skin

Good Nutrition, Better Skin

Beauty truly does come from within. The better the food we eat, the better the skin’s health. A study from 2012, explained it that the way we age comes from internal factors and external factors.“The first is intrinsic skin aging, which represents chronological aging...

10 Tips for How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

10 Tips for How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

  10 Tips for How to Stay Healthy While Traveling Some of us are planning to travel soon and a trip is always exciting- especially this year. However, many times it can throw us off our healthy routines and we over-do it. If we’ve been trying to “get in shape”...

Immune Boosting Foods

Immune Boosting Foods

8 FOODS THAT BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM   Keeping our immune systems strong and supported is so important all the time and especially these days. Did you know that you can find natural immune system boosters in certain foods? Choose healthy foods that boost your...

Emotions and Food Rewards

Emotions and Food Rewards

Who can relate that when we do/accomplish something stressful or uncomfortable we get a food reward? This is something I’ve worked on for a long time in myself. Recently, I had a stressful doctors appointment. When I was finally out of the office, I ran an errand and...