Category Archives: fitness

DIRTY DOZEN – ORGANIC OR BUST!

Last week the EWG (Environmental Working Group) published it’s 2018 Dirty Dozen list. According to the working group’s tests, the 12 fruits and veggies on the list below contain the highest amount of pesticides. WHY SHOULD WE CARE? While opting … Continue reading

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TOP 7 ANTI-INFLAMMATORY FOODS

WHY SHOULD WE BOTHER REDUCING CHRONIC INFLAMMATION?  “constant or out-of-control inflammation in the body leads to ill health, and  eating to avoid constant inflammation promotes better health and can ward off disease”, says Russell Greenfield, MD, a clinical assistant professor … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Is timing everything?

For millions of years our genes have been reacting according to our patterns of behavior.  If we keep this in mind when looking at our bodies tendency to store or use fat as as energy, it makes weight loss quite … Continue reading

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FIVE MINUTES DAY KEEPS THE BACK PAIN AWAY!

Having been in the fitness industry for ten years, I can say from experience that one of the major roadblocks which impedes client’s progress is the “I don’t have enough time in the day for exercise” statement. As a firm … Continue reading

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Cactus the new coconut?

THE YUMMY HEALTH BENEFITS OF NOPAL CACTUS WATER Continue reading

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Could it be Adrenal Fatigue?

What are adrenals?  Our adrenal glands are endocrine glands that sit right on top of our kidneys. They produce hormones that aid our body in controlling blood sugar, burning protein and fat,  and regulating blood pressure. They as well produce hormones … Continue reading

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SUNDAY NUTRITION TIP: CHEW!!!

Physical digestion begins in your mouth. Your saliva contains digestive enzymes that begin to break down what you eat, helping to prepare your food into something your body can absorb (not just swallow!). The more thoroughly you chew your food, … Continue reading

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