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Have you ever read a book that made a big impact on you?  If you know me, you have probably heard me talk about the book Love Does by Bob Goff. It’s way up there on my list of favorite reads, but the reason I love it is that it inspires me. It inspires me…

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5 Tips to make your new years resolutions stick!

By: Cassie Dimmick, MS, RD, CSSD Happy 2018! The new year is a great time to evaluate your priorities and make goals. However,  the reality is that most people don’t keep their resolutions for more than a couple of months! There are many reasons why this happens-maybe you lose momentum, or can’t realistically keep the…

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Fall is finally here and I think we all know what that means…

It’s time for all things pumpkin spice! I’m not a coffee drinker, but even I get the urge to swing by Starbucks around this time to pick up one of those famous pumpkin spice lattes. The only problem? The PSL is a sugar bomb! Did you know that a grande pumpkin spice latte contains 50…

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Fill Up Your Fall with Orange Soup!

Ahhh fall. This season full of vibrant colors and a cooler temperatures that are perfect for outdoor activities. During this busy season, we need healthy fuel to give us energy for our busy schedules. My garden is overflowing this year with butternut squash. So I am having fun experimenting with new ways to use this…

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Staying Healthy when Traveling

Traveling can be stressful when you are trying to eat healthy and exercise, but with a little planning, it can be a relaxing and fun experience that can improve your health! Here are my top 5 goals for traveling: 1. Exercise every morning-you can do a tabata workout or something in your hotel room (see…

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Is Being Busy Your Excuse?

Whew, the end of the school year is busy! Being busy is the number one pitfall I see when working with clients who are trying to be healthy. I am right there with you-busy parent, spouse, working in and out of the home, business owner, exerciser, health nut, and volunteer. These are all things that…

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Superfood Focus: Beet Root Juice

Beets are nutritional powerhouses that can improve your health, prevent disease and take your exercise performance up a notch! Here is the scoop on this tasty super food: Beet’s Benefits: Excellent source of phytonutrients BETALAINS, which are potent antioxidants and have anti-inflammatory effects The greens have high levels of lutein and zeaxanthin, both important for…

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Non-Nutritive Sweeteners

This is a hot topic right now and I want to put in my two cents about this debate! Non-nutritive sweeteners are those that provide sweetness without many calories. They have been used for years and include sucralose, aspartame, saccharin, stevia, sugar alcohols, acesulfame K, and neotame. These are usually marketed to people to help…

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My Picks for the Best 2014 Nutrition and Exercise Trends

Fewer supplements, more real food Gone are the days when everyone needs a vitamin supplement. In fact, may people take too much, which can actually be harmful to your health, and is like throwing money down the drain.  There are specific instances when supplements are needed, such as vegans who need B12. However, in research,…

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Don’t Give Up Your Coffee!

I hear this all the time: clients come in and they are ready to get healthy, and one of the things they try to give up is often coffee. I promptly tell them that most people don’t need to endure the process of getting off their beloved coffee, because coffee can actually be healthy! Don’t…

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