Staying Fit Through Pregnancy, Part (4) Four: DIET- Fetal Programming (for healthy kid eaters)

“My Kids Just Refuse to Eat Healthy Foods.” You may have heard this uttered in desperation by many mothers.  Thankfully, I have never had to say it, and hopefully after reading this, you won’t either.  In my last post, we learned that what you eat can affect your child’s metabolic…

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Staying Fit Through Pregnancy, Part (3) Three: DIET – Fetal Programming (for a healthy baby)

What You Eat While Pregnant Determines If Your Child Will Be Obese or Athletic.  In my healthy pregnancy series part one and two, we exhausted why exercise is so important for a pregnant mother, so what about nutrition? Many think that it is okay to eat junk, for all they…

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Coffee, Drink Yourself Skinny

Health Benefits of Coffee

Coffee has never tasted so good! It just keeps getting better and better the more I read about it.     I have ALWAYS drunk coffee. There is not a time when I can remember not liking it.  As a kid, I enjoyed stealing sips from my parents. In college,…

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Grass Fed, Grain Fed, Who Cares? Confused, Fed Up?!

“Excuse me, sir, but can you please tell me what kind of diet my beef consumed?” What Is Conventional, Store-Bought Meat? Do We Really Need To Care? It’s often thought of as pompous to ask what your food ate while it was living. Some butchers, waiters, and friends may secretly…

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50 LBS LOST in ONLY 2 MONTHS!

AMAZING BEFORE AND AFTER! Alec,  21-years-old,  had been stout his whole life despite being athletic and playing football. After graduating from high school and wanting to fulfill his dream of joining the military, he walked into his local army recruiting office and was rejected (based on military weight requirements).  Never realizing…

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YES! Numerous Studies Reveal Eating Fat Causes Fat Loss

How wonderful! Research reveals eating fat is our friend.   Having lived the majority of my life following conventional wisdom (I implemented a low fat, high protein, low carb diet to try to stay healthy), I feared fat! Fat was the enemy; fat was the devil; fat was the plague. Everywhere I…

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Homemade Paleo Baileys!

(Somewhat) “Paleo” Baileys           Everything in my life is pretty strict: diet, workout, kids’ work, household, job, etc…  I make no exceptions and lead a very disciplined setup. However, there is this one thing…my one cheat…my guilty pleasure….Baileys! Well, specifically: Baileys and Kahlua. I am definitely not a huge drinker,…

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Eat Carbs at Night To Shed Fat and Build Muscle

Implementing Carb Back-Loading for the Paleo Diet “Carbs make me fat. End of story,” uttered one of my best friends in relief as I explained the benefits of an ancestral-type diet, which eliminates processed carbs like: breads, pastas, crackers, cookies, sugar, etc…   However, what she didn’t know is that it’s…

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Lose Fat and Look SEXY with 4 Simple Tips!

Lose Fat, Preserve Muscle, and Look SEXY with 4 Simple Tips! We all want the quick and easy solution (who doesn’t?). When asked, these are always the four things I recommend to anyone struggling to make or see a change. Try them out. You’ll be impressed with the results!   EAT CARBS…

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