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Let’s talk about what you need to know in order to help lower your insulin levels so that weight loss can happen more naturally and sustainably. Remember from my other posts here and here, I mentioned when insulin is high, fat loss will not happen. Insulin is a fat storing hormone. We know that…(Read More)

In my last post, I shared with you how important it is to understand insulin and its role in weight loss. Being overweight or obese is a hormonal issue, not a will-power issue. Once you understand this, you will find it much easier to lose weight and keep it off for good. Once I…(Read More)

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If you come to me as a client and tell me you want to lose weight, there are many variables we need to talk about. However, you must understand one overarching principal when it comes to weight loss. If you want to lose weight, you have to get a handle on your insulin level…(Read More)

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Maybe you have a family history of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, or osteoarthritis. So you think to yourself, “Since  {insert disease} is in my family’s genetics, I’m destined to get it as well. What’s the point in taking better care of myself if it’s in my genes?” What…(Read More)

They say that diet is responsible for 80% of our health. You can work out all the time but if you don’t modify your diet to eat the foods that supply your body with essential building blocks, your overall health, energy, and weight will never improve. What follows is my energy-boosting grocery…(Read More)

How to fuel your body for better health and more energy even when you have a crazy busy schedule. Hectic One of the biggest struggles that most people face today is a crazy, hectic schedule. We are so busy that it makes eating healthy a real challenge. Quick, convenience food end up taking the place…(Read More)

Yawn! So here we are at my 3rd tip for managing your blood sugar and that has to do with getting enough shut-eye. Did you know that we spend about one-third of every day of our life sleeping? At least we should. Tip #3: Get enough sleep What’s so important about getting…(Read More)

If you’re like most people, you’ve got a busy life. Meetings, travel, kids, work, exercise, cooking, home repairs, family – to name just a few things. So! We need to feel our best in order to fit it all in. How do we do this? Well, as I wrote in this blog post, one…(Read More)

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The other day, someone asked me “If there was only ONE piece of advice you could give about how to lose weight, gain energy, and feel better – what would that be?” Before I tell you my answer, let me say that if they had asked me that question when I FIRST became a dietitian,…(Read More)