Gut Feeling

March 25, 2014

Did you know that 3/4 of your immune system resides in your GI (gastrointestinal) tract? Have you ever gotten a stomach ache or stomach cramps when you’re stressed or tired?  The connection between your health and your gut is real and affects your body more than you would believe! In college I took a health…

Lips and Hips

March 18, 2014

“A moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips!” This is a clever little quote I remember my grandfather saying all the time growing up. For some reason I am reminded of this quite often when I pick up my fork. But really, think about how true it is! We enjoy eating for such…

Plan Your Work Then Work Your Plan!

March 11, 2014

Planning ahead is key!  In fact, I think it is one of the most important parts of your day.  If you don’t have a plan you are setting yourself up for failure.  This goes for food and workouts.  That is why one of favorite quotes is “Plan your work, then work your plan.” I know…

Rethink Your Drink

March 4, 2014

What are you drinking right now?  Chances are it is some kind of Coke, juice or coffee drink.  But maybe, just maybe you are drinking WATER!  These days we consume a lot of liquid calories from all the popular drinks available at fast food places, coffee shops and soda machines everywhere!  So, you’re probably saying,…