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It’s Not Just What You Eat, But Why

It’s Not Just What You Eat, But Why

By Michelle May, M.D. Many people have the mistaken belief that their problems with food are caused by what and how much they eat. Those are important but they only tell part of the story. In fact, what you eat and how much you eat […]

What is Metabolism?

What is Metabolism?

This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days. You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight. But what exactly does this all mean? Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body. […]

Vegetarian Proteins That Are Also Low Carb!

Vegetarian Proteins That Are Also Low Carb!

  High Quality Protein on a Vegetarian Diet There are 20 different amino acids that make up our “protein”. 9 of them are considered “Essential” because our bodies don’t make them so we have to get them from our food. For vegetarians, the only amino […]

Secret Recipe For A Stress Free Holiday

Secret Recipe For A Stress Free Holiday

The holidays are here again – and for many of you that means added stress.  After all, you likely to have several social events, a long list of people you need to send holiday cards to, and the challenge of braving crowds at the mall […]

9 Essential Oils  to Reduce Appetite and Reduce Stress

9 Essential Oils to Reduce Appetite and Reduce Stress

   “Nothing revives the past so completely as a smell.” -Vladimir Nabokov Aromatherapy uses essential oils in a therapeutic way. For centuries, essential oils have been used to help treat all kinds of issues, including physical, emotional, and mental health disorders. Essential oils come from plants, […]

Can Stress Reduction Lead to Weight Reduction?

Can Stress Reduction Lead to Weight Reduction?

Is stress causing your weight gain? Reduce stress- I realize this is not always an easy thing to do.  Most of us are juggling way too much and going through the day at warp speed, trying to get more and more done.  By having a high […]

Relax into a Natural Eating Rhythm 

Relax into a Natural Eating Rhythm 

Learn to pay attention to your body’s cues for huger and meal time. Not hungry first thing in the morning? It could be because you are eating too late in the evening. Skipping meals during the day to “save” calories for dinner? You could be […]

15 Ideas For A Better Nights Sleep

15 Ideas For A Better Nights Sleep

15 Ideas for Better Sleep If you’re having trouble sleeping, you’re certainly not alone. It’s estimated that as many as 70 million Americans suffer from sleep deprivation! About one-third of U.S. adults sleep less than the recommended seven hours daily, and 40% report feeling drowsy […]

Spirituality & Health: 4 Steps to S.E.L.F Acceptance

Spirituality & Health: 4 Steps to S.E.L.F Acceptance

One of my favorite quotes is by Dr. Robert Holden. He said, “No amount of self improvement can make up for a lack of self acceptance.”  Almost all of us know someone who has spent hundreds (and sometimes thousdands) of dollars trying to fix themselves […]

Meditation For People Who Don’t Have Time To Meditate

Meditation For People Who Don’t Have Time To Meditate

Too busy to meditate? It’s true that meditation can be done anywhere, at any time and doesn’t require any special training or equipment. So why don’t you make the time to do it? The benefits of meditation include lowering blood pressure, reducing insomnia, easing anxiety […]



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