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A Simple Guide To Eating Protein

Protein is a macronutrient that supports your body in stabilizing blood sugar levels, achieving a state of satiety, curbing sugar cravings and repairing muscles post workout. There are many different ways to consume protein, be it animal and / or plant sources. 

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How To Practice Mindfulness

Mindfulness... 

A mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.

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Video special: Check out my favorite videos for eating clean, feeling amazing and looking your best…

Watch the following videos: "Simple ways to get the morning off to a healthy start", "How to make homemade nut milk", and "How to eat out without damaging your waistline"

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VENICE LA – A MODERN + WHOLESOME GUIDE

To sum it up, we encountered the friendliest locals, an abundance of organic plant based eateries, high quality coffee, lovely boutique shopping, epic weather, a sea of bright colors lining the sun kissed streets, and lots of vibrant energy! 

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My Beauty Regime: for acne-prone and sensitive skin

Again, just like there is not one way of eating that suits everyone, there is not one skin regime that suits everyone either. New, better quality, and more effective products are launching on to the market faster than anyone can keep track of... and it can be hard to know which "claims" to believe, and which products really "work". That's why I want to share with you my favorite products and skin care routine, for acne-prone and sensitive skin:

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How to build the perfect smoothie

Smoothies are a popular health drink with my health coaching clients as they are quick and easy to make, and are a great choice for breakfast on the go. The key to building the perfect smoothie is to think about nutritional density, incorporating a balance of fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, protein and healthy fats. Basically the raw materials your body needs to THRIVE.   

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Prone to Headaches? Here are some natural remedies to try

Headaches can be caused by imbalance in the body, especially excess inflammation. The key to conquering frequent headaches once and for all is to get to the root cause. In this week’s blog post, I share with you some of my favorite natural remedies that can be very effective. 

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The Right Way To Fuel Your Workouts!

If you are an active person it is important to fuel your body the right way for maximum energy, optimum performance and sound recovery. I believe using nutrient dense whole foods to do this is key. There are some high quality supplements that can support your workouts too.  In this week’s blog post, I am going to share with you the ones I recommend to my clients. 

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Are you exhausted? Discover my top 3 tips to revitalize!

Alarm goes off... body not ready to wake up yet. Hit the coffee. Get dressed for work. Lather on some makeup to cover up those tired bags under the eyes and run out the door with a piece of toast in hand.
The day is overloaded again, meetings are back to back. No time for a break or lunch... Just sit at the desk and respond to important emails while scoffing down a pre-made sandwich and washing it down with a diet coke (no time to work out any more so gotta avoid the excess calories).

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