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It’s what you do MOST of the time that matters.

It’s what you do MOST of the time that matters.

Long-term habits are really what changes us.  Sure, you can get results from a 10-day detox or a 30-day program but remember it’s what you do most of the time, long-term, that impacts your overall health and wellness. Over and over again, you’ll hear Cindi and I...

Cindi’s Lab Results – Adrenals & Cortisol

Some of the most common complaints I hear from clients is how exhausted they are,  they crave either sugar or salt, they are irritable or apathetic, they can’t sleep a wink, and no matter what they do they just can’t lose a darn pound.  Sound familiar? Well,...

8 Weight Loss Strategies When You Feel Stuck

8 Weight Loss Strategies When You Feel Stuck

Are you carrying around extra weight right now that won’t budge no matter what you do?  Whether this season of life – hello, quarantine – is having a negative impact on your weight, or maybe your weight loss journey has hit a plateau.  Either way, we are...

COVID-19 Success Story: The power of nutrition & lifestyle medicine

COVID-19 Success Story: The power of nutrition & lifestyle medicine

One of my clients, a 53 yo African American woman with a history of asthma and O2 levels of 91-97%, living in Brooklyn New York, contracted COVID-19 in early April. She had a fever, body aches, sore throat, headaches, and lost her sense of taste and smell. She had a...

Top 10 Ways to Keep your Immune System Strong

Top 10 Ways to Keep your Immune System Strong

In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever to support your immune system.  This includes supporting both your physical and mental health.  These are interesting times – we all process and handle situations like this...

7 Tips for Easy and Healthy Eating All Week Long

7 Tips for Easy and Healthy Eating All Week Long

Do you ever think that if you had a personal chef eating healthy would be a lot easier? I get it — cooking and meal prepping is hard, especially if it’s new to you or you don’t have a good system in place. But there are ways to make it simpler and I promise it’ll end...

Every Moment Matters

Every Moment Matters

In honor of my dad’s birthday and my parent’s anniversary this month, I wanted to write this post. For those who have been following us since the beginning of the year, you know I lost my dad right before Christmas. Then this past month, I lost my mom, too. Both of my...

How to Take Your First Step to Changing Your Habits

How to Take Your First Step to Changing Your Habits

Are you someone who’s waiting for just the right time to start working on a goal? You may say to yourself things like, “This week isn’t good because it’s a long holiday weekend.” Or, “Next week is tough because we’re going up to my in-laws’ cabin.” And “I have that...

The Effect of Hormones on Men’s Health

The Effect of Hormones on Men’s Health

Are beer belly’s really from drinking too much beer? While the beer certainly isn’t helping, there’s much more contributing than just alcohol consumption — it all comes back to hormones. If you’re a man — or you have a man in your life — who’s struggling with a beer...

Self-Care Tips for Moms

Self-Care Tips for Moms

Mother’s specialize in caring for their families, pouring everything they’ve got into their loved ones to ensure they feel loved and cared for. That’s on top of all of our other responsibilities, as well as the fact that we’re also often friends, wives, children and...

Spring Cleaning for Healthy Hormones

Spring Cleaning for Healthy Hormones

Harvard University and the Huffington Post hosted a public forum during which they uncovered what they believe to be the top three threats to humanity: Nuclear war Global warming Hormone-altering chemicals, otherwise known as Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDC's) How...

Why I do What I do

Why I do What I do

One of the first questions new clients ask me is ‘how & why did you get into your profession’?  My answer?  I want to educate, inspire, and empower others to take hold of their health by making proper lifestyle changes so they can live each and every day...

Top 5 Lifestyle Strategies for Thriving in the New Year

Top 5 Lifestyle Strategies for Thriving in the New Year

I am often asked by clients who are strapped for time, 'what are your top priorities when it comes to lifestyle change - what will make the biggest impact'?  Well, after a lot of thought, internal debate and cross offs, I have finally landed on my list of what I...

Infertility – 3 lifestyle factors to help optimize your chances

Infertility – 3 lifestyle factors to help optimize your chances

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention reports 12% of women aged 15 to 44 have difficulty getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term. That’s one in eight women! The definition of infertility involves the inability to get pregnant after 12 months of...

Thyroid Function or Dysfunction…Why it Matters

Thyroid Function or Dysfunction…Why it Matters

Did you know that Synthroid, a medication used to treat an underactive thyroid, is one of the most commonly prescribed medications in the United States? And, did you know that thyroid issues impact women much more commonly than men — eight times more, in fact? We need...

Why you Should Trust your Gut

Why you Should Trust your Gut

All disease begins in the gut. (Hippocrates) When’s the last time you thought about how well your gastrointestinal tract was functioning? Or, even why it matters? The gut is your gateway to good health — treat it well and you’ll be rewarded with good health; abuse it...