This could become your last health resolution. It’s a clarion call to a simplified way of living. You won’t find any diets, fads, or unfounded formulas. I do hope you’ll encounter a daily process of self-examination and renewal, of deeper understanding and invigorated resolve. Join with me as you discover a new lifestyle model.

How Food Toxicity Will Change Everything

Day 21 of 31-Day Series “Your Last Health Resolution” I hate to even write this post honestly.  It makes me sick to my stomach.  Those of you who know me know my passion for justice.  It drove me into serving as an officer in the Marine Corps.  It drives me today. The Associated Press just [...]

How Food Toxicity Will Change Everything 2017-09-28T15:56:09+00:00

How Many Calories Do I Need?

Day 20 of 31-Day Series “Your Last Health Resolution” Weight management doesn't just involve counting calories.  As we've covered in the previous days, much depends on the type of calories you're consuming.  But you should still ask the question, "How many calories do I need?" Knowing your daily caloric needs gives you a benchmark for [...]

How Many Calories Do I Need? 2017-09-28T15:56:09+00:00

How Often Should I Eat?

Day 19 of 31-Day Series “Your Last Health Resolution” "How often should I eat?" I'll hear that question a lot during an initial consultation with a client.  And I'm glad they ask.  There's a lot of confusion regarding how often we should eat during the day. Our bodies operate as incredibly efficient machines.  The body [...]

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Low Glycemic Foods: How to Make the Switch

Day 18 of 31-Day Series “Your Last Health Resolution” With over 30 years of sound science and research behind the glycemic index, it serves as a great framework to create a healthy diet.  Low glycemic foods prevent blood sugar spikes.  Repeated spikes in blood sugar can lead to insulin resistance and high cortisol levels.  As [...]

Low Glycemic Foods: How to Make the Switch 2017-09-28T15:56:09+00:00

The Low Glycemic Diet: Why It Should Be Your New Lifestyle

Day 17 of 31-Day Series “Your Last Health Resolution”   Yesterday I defined "glycemic load" and explained the hormone imbalances associated with a high glycemic diet.  Riding the glycemic roller coaster will put your health in a downward spiral.  Simple sugars and refined carbohydrates not only elevate blood sugar levels above the desired range, they [...]

The Low Glycemic Diet: Why It Should Be Your New Lifestyle 2017-09-28T15:56:09+00:00

Are You On a Glycemic Roller Coaster?

Day 16 of 31-Day Series “Your Last Health Resolution” We have covered both Physical Activity and Rest in this series.  Following the PRIMEpathway™ wellness model, we now turn to "Intake", my term for nutrition.  We'll begin by looking at your body's blood sugar levels and the glycemic roller coaster most Americans are on.   Your [...]

Are You On a Glycemic Roller Coaster? 2017-09-28T15:56:09+00:00

Your Sleep Cycle: How Much Is Enough?

Day 15 of 31-Day Series “Your Last Health Resolution” You've heard it often:  "You should get at least eight hours of sleep a night."  Is it true?  What is a sleep cycle, and what does your body need to function at an optimum level? Scientists have been uncovering some powerful truths associated with sleep.  According [...]

Your Sleep Cycle: How Much Is Enough? 2017-09-28T15:56:09+00:00

How Much Rest Do You Need for Muscle Recovery?

Day 14 of 31-Day Series “Your Last Health Resolution” If you've honed in on a fitness goal, you probably want to put yourself on the fast track to achieving it.  If so, I love your enthusiasm!  Just make sure you approach it with some understanding of the science behind your training. Muscles need time to [...]

How Much Rest Do You Need for Muscle Recovery? 2017-09-28T15:56:10+00:00

Top 10 Most Enjoyable Activities

Day 13 of 31-Day Series “Your Last Health Resolution”. When Gallup released their book, Well-Being: The Five Essential Elements, the researchers included a study on the most enjoyable activities.  These 10 ranked highest: Listening to music Playing with children Attending sporting event Hunting, fishing, boating, hiking Parties or receptions Purchase personal services General out-of-home leisure [...]

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