Luo Han Guo (Monk Fruit) is native to southern China and has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for decades. Because of its many healthy benefits, it is commonly called “the immortal’s fruit”. Why should you care? Read on… Luo Han Guo is an ideal sugar substitute and will help you kick that sugar addictionContinue reading “MONK FRUIT SWEETENER”


WHAT IS IT?  Magnesium is a mineral found in the sea, plants, the earth,humans and animals.   In fact every cell in your body contains it and needs it to function!   As the second most abundant intracellular cation after potassium, it is a cofactor in more than 300 enzyme systems that manage various biochemical reactionsContinue reading “MIGHTY MAGNESIUM”

Mindful Eating

MINDFUL EATING So often we eat mindlessly. We stuff food in while working on our computer, watching TV, or on the run. The pleasure of eating lies in slowing down and fully experiencing all elements of food. Take some time to explore each of the following during your next meal: Sight: In many cultures, theContinue reading “Mindful Eating”


Today I wanted to give you a dose of food as medicine.  Enjoy!  Let’s explore these three superfoods and their benefits: BAOBAB: The “upside down” Baobab Tree found across sub-Saharan Africa produces a melon like fruit with legendary healing properties. This fruit contains 6X more Vitamin C than oranges, 2X as much calcium than aContinue reading “BAOBAB, MANGOSTEEN AND SAVORY CINNAMON!”


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 of medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a private-practice physician.Continue reading “TOP 7 ANTI-INFLAMMATORY FOODS”

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 simple.  Let’s say you walk 10 minutes after a meal as opposed to before aContinue reading “Weight Loss: Is timing everything?”


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 believer in the idea that even 5 minutes (of intentional movement) a day will keepContinue reading “FIVE MINUTES DAY KEEPS THE BACK PAIN AWAY!”