The Freshest News

June 2011

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What is so great about Fish?

Eat fish for a healthy heart and brain! Fish is an excellent source of Omega-3 fatty acids, a fatty acid that our body cannot produce on its own. Fatty, oily fish are high in omega 3 fatty acids, which are important for reducing inflammation and for brain function. Omega-3′s also reduce inflammation, and the stress that places on your body. Reducing stress reduces cravings.

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Health-e Tips: Cauliflower

Cauliflower provides fantastic health benefits as a cruciferous vegetable; it is low in fat, high in dietary fiber, folate, water and vitamin C, and a high overall nutritional density. The high-fiber helps reduce cravings by filling you up with amazing health boosting nutrients. Cauliflower has anti-cancer compounds released when cauliflower is chopped or chewed.

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Crowd Out Your food, Crowd Out Your Life

When my friend, Stacy asked me what is the “best” way to start eating healthy, my response was “crowd out your food.” She looked at me with the same contorted facial expressions as when I suggested that she start performing deep nasal yoga breaths in the morning to reduce stress.

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To Weigh or Not To Weigh?

As a Health Coaches, and a reformed dieters (retired after 30 years), our belief is that weight loss is not the ultimate goal but the by-product of a healthy lifestyle. When we shift our mindset and lifestyle toward achieving optimal health, the weight begins to shed, along with the roller-coaster mood swings that accompany frequent [...]

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The Scale: Friend or Foe?

“Should I weigh myself and if so, how often?” Now that’s a heavy question — no pun intended, of course. The scale can be a tricky, deceptive, powerful, demonic) device that can quickly sabotage our health goals. But is this scale really telling us the truth? Is the variability completely related to input vs. output — what we eat and how much energy we expend? Should we allow this scale determine how we feel about ourselves?