Why Diets Don’t Work

Diets don’t work. Sure, with many you can lose weight–temporarily. And then put it all back on, and more. Plus most of them are not providing the nutrition you need. See what you SHOULD do to first get healthy, and then losing weight is the side benefit and ultimate result.

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10 Tips to Avoid Gaining Weight

Over a quarter of Americans are obese. With that comes many weight-related health issues.  Here are the  top 10 reasons why America has become a nation of overweight people….avoid them and you can free yourself from our nation’s “fat trap”. Over a quarter of Americans are obese and with that comes many weight-related health issues.  […]

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Sugar is Killing People

“Sugar is nothing but a chemical. They take the juice of the cane or beet and refine it to molasses and then they refine it to brown sugar and finally to strange white crystals.” Author of Sugar Blues. Here are the plain hard facts! In the 1800’s, the average person consumed about 18 pounds of sugar […]

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Just 10% of Your Health is Due to Exercise

Your Health is ONLY 10% Due to Exercise! Have you ever known anyone who maintains a great exercise program….but they never seem to lose the weight?  How frustrating is that! What most people don’t know is exercise is only half of the equation.  I tell my clients that losing fat comes down to 80% what […]

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Sugar Tastes Great. And It’s Poison

Tastes sweet, smells sweet, and makes us think happy thoughts at the chance of eating it, but inside our bodies, sugar becomes a toxin. The buzz we get from eating sugar is actually our body burning excess energy to fight the poison out of our system, hence the sugar crash!  Refined table sugar, also called sucrose, […]

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Lose Weight Without Feeling Deprived

By the time I was in my mid-forties, I believe I had read every diet book and tried every diet known to mankind.  I would lose the weight…only to gain it back again and again!  I was so confused!! Does this sound familiar? I finally realized, after many years of research, I was going about […]

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“Stressed” is “Desserts” Spelled Backwards

So what does stress have to do with weight? Turns out to be a lot! When we are stressed, our body produces the stress hormone cortisol, which packs a triple whammy. Cortisol slows metabolism, affects blood sugar level, interferes with insulin secretion, increases fat storage – especially around the mid-section, and promotes cravings for fatty, […]

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Five Ways to Reduce Toxins

Reducing toxic load turns out to have a lot to do with increasing your energy level. Our body has to use a lot of energy to process the environmental toxins that we come into contact with and ingest everyday. If our body’s workload is reduced in processing and eliminating toxins, we have more energy for […]

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