Post Archive: July, 2016

What is a health coach? (VIDEO inside)

Before I met a Health Coach, I had no idea they even existed, let alone understood what they did exactly.  Even upon starting nutrition school, I had no plans to become a coach.  I enrolled because I wanted to figure out what was going on with my own health.  I knew the knowledge I would gain in school would help me.  Six months...

To be or not to be organic?

For some people, whether or not to buy organic is still up for debate.  For me, it ended a long time ago.  Is organic farming perfect?  Probably not.  As with anything, I’m sure there are a few bad apples and the regulations themselves could probably be improved, especially as science and research continue to evolve, and the industry grows. All...

The great weight debate

I used to believe that I had to lose weight to be considered healthy.  My goals were consistently focused on losing weight and finding the energy to get through the day without diets that required diet pills because I was always too scared to try that. I tried just about every dietary theory out there that didn’t involve pills, and...

The Skinny on Fat! (Recipe included!)

Dietary fat: is it good or bad? Both. You see, not all fats are created equal. The Skinny on Fats Here’s the deal with UNHEALTHY fats: Heavily processed, hydrogenated “trans” fats used in prepared, packaged foods can be extremely damaging to the body. They can compromise the cardiovascular system, immune system, and contribute to behavior problems. They can also lead to...