MCT Oil in the News!

In the NEWS MCT Oil  Several of you have asked me about the recent news stories on the benefits of MCTs and if it’s the weight loss “miracle” you’ve been hoping for. Here’s what you need to know: MCTs – or medium chain triglycerides — are the medium chain-length fatty acids. All oils contain long, medium or short chain…

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Simple Spring Recipes!

HEALTHY SPRING RECIPES SPRING SALAD Ingredients:  • 3 green onions, roughly chopped  • 1/2 avocado, peeled and pitted  • 1/2 cup orange juice  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper  • 3 ounces spring greens or mesclun mix  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries  • 1/2 pound asparagus  • 1 cup…

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Quick and Simple Recipes!

Quick & Easy Lemon Artichoke Soup Ingredients:  • 64 oz. chicken or vegetable broth – organic or homemade  • Juice of 1 lemon  • 4-6 artichoke hearts – water-packed, chopped  • ½ package of mushrooms, chopped  • 6 chopped asparagus – optional  • 1 egg  • 1 cooked chicken breast chopped or torn – optional …

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Packed To Go Recipes

Be prepared for the week is the key element for healthy success. Schedule in a couple of hours each week, get it in your calendar and make it non-negotiable.  It’s a must do activity.   Make several salads-in-a-jar and grab them for your lunch each day. Make healthy trail mix with coconut, raw nuts and…

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You Can’t Out Exercise a Poor Diet!

I spent about 6 years as a fitness instructor at Bally’s and the YMCA and more recently I’ve been a LifeTime Fitness member for the past 10 years.   I remember about 2.5 to 3 years ago I attended my regular Total Fitness class when my usual instructor had a sub for the class.  I…

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Homemade Chocolate Truffles

Crowd out the candy with Homemade Chocolate Truffles Ingredients: 2 cups organic pitted Medjool dates – soaked in warm water for 2- 3 hours  2- 3 TBSP raw cacao powder, additional for coating  ¼ cup cacao nibs  ¼ cups goji berries  1 TBSP coconut oil  2 TBSP chopped raw almonds, walnuts or cashews (soaked 1-3…

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Sugar: “The Sweet Lie”

  I’m not sure how chocolate and candy hearts became the symbol for Valentine’s Day, but I do know that the latest research continues to show us that sugar can be significantly detrimental to our health. Here are just a few of the most noted harmful effects of sugar: • Sugar causes inflammation. This is particularly harmful…

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What’s Nutrition Response Testing?

I can’t believe how time flies.  One thing has remained constant over the years is my ambition to help people live healthy lives. I’ve been studying and working in the field of nutrition for almost 18 years. My interest, experience, training and education continues to grow. I have always prided myself on continuous education. Each…

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Two Healthy Recipes for a cold January!

This Month’s Healthy Recipes Courtesy of Beth Schupanitz, Nutrition Response Testing Practitioner www.inspiringhealthsolutions.com/nutrition-response-testing  Kale, Escarole, White Bean & Sweet Potato Soup Ingredients:  • 2 TBSP olive oil  • 1 small finely chopped onion  • 6 garlic cloves, minced  • 2 leeks (white and light green parts) rinsed and chopped  • 1/2 bunch of washed and…

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8 Tips To Survive the Holidays!

Holiday Survival Tips: I love the holiday season – time spent with family and friends; a break from my regular routine; the anticipation of a vacation or just relaxing at home! But the holidays can also be a challenging time, with holiday “treats” everywhere we turn. This “holiday treating” can lead to packing on the…

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