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Sweet Spot

We’re friends, right? I’d like to create a judgement-free zone here. I must confess something. Ok, great, deep breath, here goes: I am a nutritionist and I love sugar. I’m well aware of the dangers, as I’m sure you are, of excessive sugar consumption. For quite some time, nutritionists, medical experts and publications (including this…

Build a Healthy Kitchen

The scaffolding that supports better decisions must be erected long before you’re faced with temptation. If you’ve been relying on your willpower to make you eat salad for lunch every day, you’re banking on a mental resource that’s bound to run out. Recent research shows that willpower comes in finite quantities. When you force yourself…

The Amazing Avocado

Few healthy foods are as rich, creamy and buttery as the avocado. The avocado is technically a fruit but usually classified as a vegetable in the culinary world. We’re always reading and hearing about how great they are. “What’s the big deal?” you ask? Well, as your friendly neighborhood nutritionist friend, I’m here to tell…

Happy Heart = Healthy Heart

You can achieve a tighter tummy! Washboard abs may seem like a far-away goal, but there are some healthy habits that you can start building right now to help you get those flat abs. Lifestyle changes are hugely beneficial, in addition to exercise, to minimize the amount of fat that creeps around our waistbands. Here…

Training & Alcohol Don’t Mix

Alcohol is a big contributor to weight gain. Just one drink can be around 150 empty calories that your body treats as fat. However, alcohol does not just affect your waistline, it creates numerous adverse effects on your body. Just one night of drinking excessively can affect you both mentally and physically for up 5…