Why Avocados Are Good For You

Avocados lower inflammation in the heart, reduce LDL and raise HDL, controls blood sugars, boosts testosterone and lowers risk of metabolic syndrome. Avocados are an excellent nutritional source of magnesium, potassium, vitamin C, vitamin E, and vitamin K.A 7-ounce avocado nutrition: Calories 322/Fat 30 grms/Protein 4 grms/Carbs 17 grms/Fiber 14 grms

Self Love: A regard for one’s own well-being and happiness

There is no greater love than self-love. Self-love goes beyond the love for another because love begins within.  On this Valentine’s Day when love is celebrated, I challenge you to write a love letter to yourself.  As you do, you will awaken your senses and heart to the one person you will be spending the … Read more

A New Year – A New Me

This is 2024 and it is more than just another affirmation. Gently close your eyes, inhale to the count of 3 and exhale to the count of 6, then read aloud!To be happy, I am letting go of what’s gone, I am grateful for what remains, and I smile knowing what follows is going to … Read more

Holiday Eating Tips

“My lifestyle is enough for me to be healthy and more than enough for me to be happy.”Yes, the holidays are approaching when you will gather with family and friends. These gatherings are ongoing with food being the main event. There is something that you need to keep in mind throughout the holiday months and … Read more

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer is the second highest cause of death in women. Cancer is the leading cause of death. Did you know that 91% of women in the US have a 5-year survival rate.The 5-year relative survival rate for women in the United States with non-metastatic invasive breast cancer is 91%. The 10-year relative survival rate … Read more

What To Do When Life Becomes Uncertain

You are not alone; we have all felt life uncertainties at one time or another. We can choose to overthink, or we can overcome these times. If you overthink the outcome, you will begin to experience tension and headaches, and fear will begin to overtake your thoughts. An emotion is connected to each thought which … Read more

Let Go of How You Thought Life Should Be

Family is supposed to be a part of our lifeline. This is not the story for many and the “whys” do not matter. What does matter is that you must live a life that is healthy for your mind, body, and soul. You may even need to create distance between longtime friends and family. A … Read more

Stay Hydrated

Wondering where fat goes during weight loss? Why is it important to stay hydrated? It is important to stay hydrated when exercising. As you exercise and cut back on calories, your body will go to the fat reserves for energy.”Why is it important to stay hydrated? Where does the fat go as we lose weight?” … Read more

Mindful Eating

What is mindful eating? Mindful eating takes time when you smell the food, enjoy the visual aesthetics of it, feel the texture in your mouth, savor the flavors. In short, you are going to slow down and enjoy your meals.Are you able to name the spices used in the last meal you had? How long … Read more