The Simple Equation to a Well Balanced Diet

As humans, we require certain vitamins, minerals, and nutrients to function at our highest. But, how do we know if we’re getting those nutrients? For many of us, it seems unrealistic to count and measure every portion of food we eat, so is there a way around that? Whether you’re looking to lose weight, bulkContinue reading “The Simple Equation to a Well Balanced Diet”

Easy Allergy Friendly Muffins

Mornings can be hectic, and deciding what’s for breakfast when you’re in a rush can be just enough to make you crazy. To keep the decision making to a minimum, the clean up easy, and nutrition high, I like to make these muffins about every other week for my family. They are gluten, egg, nut,Continue reading “Easy Allergy Friendly Muffins”

Are Your Perceptions Sabotaging Your Life?

Approximately 80% of U.S women have battled with their body image at some point in their life. Beginning as early as 6 years old, girls are influenced by social factors that can contribute to body dissatisfaction. Our society is obsessed with beauty and youth, and it drives people to chase after a form of perfectionContinue reading “Are Your Perceptions Sabotaging Your Life?”

What’s Gluten & Who Should Avoid It?

Today the word gluten is BUZZING. Gluten free (GF) is often equated to healthy living, and is largely trending in the market place. So what is it, and why are so many people avoiding it? Gluten refers to the proteins glutenin and gliadin found in wheat, rye, barley, spelt, and other forms, such as triticaleContinue reading “What’s Gluten & Who Should Avoid It?”

Is Emotional Baggage Literally Weighing You Down?

Today I want to share something that isn’t typically discussed in our culture: disordered eating. When thinking about eating disorders (EDs), anorexia nervosa (AN), bulimia nervosa (BN), and binge-eating disorder (BED) usually come to mind. But, in reality, much of the population suffers from some form of disordered eating. Why do I say this? IContinue reading “Is Emotional Baggage Literally Weighing You Down?”

Weight, Bloat, & Skin Problems? I Have a Solution.

As I sit here in my new favorite coffee shop, I am thinking a lot about my goals as a health coach. I explained in my last post what a health coach is, but while I am trained in all of those areas of coaching, my main focus is elimination diets and women’s nutrition. IContinue reading “Weight, Bloat, & Skin Problems? I Have a Solution.”