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Five Cortisol Reducing Foods

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Five Cortisol Reducing Foods

Reducing cortisol can be accomplished by reducing stress via exercise and mediation techniques, but what you eat can also impact your cortisol. Here’s five foods to include in your diet to help control this hormone.

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August 3rd 2021

Does the Stress Hormone Cortisol Make You Fat?

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Does the Stress Hormone Cortisol Make You Fat?

A rise in this hormone can trigger numerous pathways that can affect everything from our emotional well being to our ability to build muscle and yes – burn fat! If that weren’t enough, the environment we live in and the food we eat, can further contribute to our body’s inflammatory response, causing greater inflammation and greater cortisol response.  So what are we to do? Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about stress, cortisol and how it makes us fat!

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August 3rd 2021

3 Rules to Have a Cheat Meal

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3 Rules to Have a Cheat Meal

By occasionally jolting up the calories and changing your macros, you can kickstart the metabolism and get the your body burning calories and fat again. From a psychological stand point, the cheat meal can help set goals to stay on track with your diet and give you that extra motivation to get through those tough dieting days,  especially if you know a little bit of enjoyment is soon to come your way.  Here’s how to have a cheat meal – the right way!

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July 26th 2021

5 Vegan Protein Powders You Should Try

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5 Vegan Protein Powders You Should Try

Whether you are plant-based, lactose in tolerant or are sensitive to dairy, it no longer means you need to stop using protein powder as part of your supplement routine.  Consider using one of these vegan protein powders in your next smoothie instead of traditional dairy or whey protein powder.  But first let’s talk a bit about vegan protein powders!

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July 13th 2021

10 Weight Loss Motivation Tips

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10 Weight Loss Motivation Tips

If you are serious about committing to your new weight loss plan – you need to make those goals stick.  So get them out of your head and onto paper – write them down and put them up wherever you can see them to re-enforce your goals.  Here are ten weight loss motivation tips to help you plan your goals and keep you moving forward!

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July 13th 2021

Three Healthy Reasons to Eat More Nuts

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Three Healthy Reasons to Eat More Nuts

Nuts have a bad reputation when it comes to weight loss – mostly for their high calories and high fat content, but actually there are a few healthy reasons why you should eat more of them.  If you’re a nut lover, and just can’t put them down when it comes to dieting,  here’s three healthy reasons why you should include this delicious food in your diet.

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July 6th 2021

Anti-Aging Wrinkle Fighting Smoothie

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Anti-Aging Wrinkle Fighting Smoothie

Certain foods can help improve our skin hydration, improve skin texture and help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.   Here’s my go-to anti-aging wrinkle fighting smoothie; full of fresh ingredients to help fight wrinkles.

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June 28th 2021

How to Kick Start Your Weight Loss Plan

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How to Kick Start Your Weight Loss Plan

Here are seven things you can do in seven days to start changing your bad habits, and start making better choices that ensure lifestyle changes for weight loss success. Each day, simply implement a new strategy and by the end of the week, you will be ready to take on your weight loss plan with a tool kit of new, healthy eating habits.

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June 24th 2021

Everything You Need to Know About Breast Implant Revision

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Everything You Need to Know About Breast Implant Revision

While a lot of women these days are opting for breast implant excision or removal with some reconstruction.  I am not!  Why?  Unlike some women who have had experiences that impacted their health, I have not.  In fact, up until the last year, I have literally had no complications or issues.  In addition, I like my big boobs, why get rid of them now.  Here’s the rundown on when and why you should consider breast implant revision. 

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June 22nd 2021

7 Reasons For Slow Weight Loss

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7 Reasons For Slow Weight Loss

Slow weight loss? Most people have a difficult time losing weight and sculpting the body that they really want. The truth is that your mindset and how you approach your fitness efforts ultimately lead to your success. Being aware of how you diet, what you eat, how you exercise can determine not only your physical outcome but your mental one too.

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June 21st 2021