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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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A Low Glycemic Snack List - The Only Way To Snack!

I have come up with a list of my personal favorite “go to” snacks that are either high in fiber, protein or fat, or all of the above to keep blood sugar levels stable. 

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Healthy Shopping Resources: My Top 5 in Marin County

When it comes to food, the level of quality and care in sourcing products is paramount. You will have heard me say over and over again about the healing powers of nutrient dense SOUL Foods: seasonal, organic, unprocessed and local.  

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San Francisco: A Modern + Wholesome Guide

San Francisco has a plethora of health gems spread out around the city. This special guide has been designed to share with you some of my personal favorites, new discoveries and older classics I simply couldn't leave off the list. ENJOY! 

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A Complete Guide To GLOWING, BEAUTIFUL AND SEXY SKIN At Any Age

“What's all this talk about "anti-aging?" I say flip it around to look at skin care in terms of "pro-aging."  Embrace life through clean living, exercise and food and your skin will glow as you embrace your age!” 

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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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