Category Archives: Nutrition

A Healthier You in 2013

It’s that time of year again.  No matter what your fitness achievements were in 2012, you’re undoubtably looking back and thinking, “I could have done better.” But what better time than the New Year to recommit to new fitness goals and carve out a plan for the coming year? Follow these ten tips for a […]

Post Cleanse: I see fake food everywhere!!

I did it!  I survived the cleanse:  ten days of eating nothing but “real,” unprocessed food (so no dairy, meat, gluten, refined sugar, caffeine, or alcohol). The first question I’ve been getting: “Was it hard?” As I mentioned in my last post, the hardest part was finding the time and energy to shop for and cook real […]

The Cleanse Continues…

If you caught last week’s post, you read about my cleanse–a ten-day experiment in better eating where I’m avoiding all refined sugar, gluten, caffeine, meat, dairy, alcohol…basically any and all processed foods. How’s it going? So far, so good.  We’re on day six and for the most part, it hasn’t been that much of a […]

World’s Best Diet?

I’ve done it–I’ve finally committed to it:  a ten day dietary cleanse. No, I won’t be drinking maple syrup solution, fasting, or eating only cabbage soup for the next week and a half.  This cleanse, brought to you by Health and Wellness Coach Michelle Bailen, simply asks that you eat only natural, unprocessed foods over the […]

Add this superfood to your diet!

Image if just one food had all of the following qualities: Great source of vegetable protein Good source of fiber Contains cancer-fighting flavonoids Great source of vitamins A, K, C, and E Great source of iron Great source of folate (perfect for pregnant moms!) Lowers blood pressure Protects vision Boosts immunity Protects bones Improves brain […]