Nutrition

What Role Does Nutrition Play in Skin Cancer?

Here are five key reasons today’s food contains fewer nutrients than the food of past generations: 1. Monoculture farming (the practice of growing a single crop on a very large scale) over crop rotation has depleted the soil of key nutrients. 2. The Agri-business companies harvest early before the produce has ripened and really assimilated …

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Be Well launching events in October

The Be Well Membership is re-vamped, re-created and re-designed  just for YOU!! Self-care may not sound sexy but it’s essential and a priority for quality living, well-being and your health. We have re-vamped our Be Well Membership and have created several exciting events to share how you can incorporate Lifestyle Medicine into your life. You can …

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The Role of Genetics in Weight and Why One-Size-Fits-All Diets Don’t Work: Part 3

Are You Eating the Right Diet for Your Genes? Since we have established that genetics do in fact play a role in weight gain/ weight loss (see Part 1 and Part 2 of this series), let’s take a look at how this relates to the foods you eat. Some genetic mutations confer dietary advantages over …

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Healthy Lifestyle tips from Kaelyn Pehrson, Certified Health Coach

Daily Morning  with Kaelyn Pehrson, Certified Health Coach Rise and shine! How you start each morning can set the tone for the rest of the day. My recommendation, start each beautiful day with fresh lemons! By simply juicing a half of an organic lemon into a glass of water, you will discover a simple, yet powerful way to …

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Healthy Drinks to Beat the Bulge

By Betty Murray Liquid diets are never recommended as a long-term diet solution (unless you have specific health problems that require you to be on a liquid diet), but weight loss drinks may help you shed a few unwanted pounds quickly, particularly if you have reached a plateau in your weight loss. Replacing meals with protein …

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The 1-2-3 of Calorie Counting

By Betty Murray Calorie counting has been the standard formula for weight loss for years. Calories in Lets take a look at the pros and cons of calorie counting. Calorie Counting: Pros Counting calories allows you to better track what’s going into your body and can provide some structure to help you stick to your weight …

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And First Prize Goes To…

By Betty Murray It’s important to eat a healthy diet every day, but there are some foods—called “superfoods”—that provide even more nutrients and health benefits. It you want to look great and feel great, here are seven superfoods you should eat every day: Water. Your body needs water to live. Period. You cannot expect your body …

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What’s Your Score?

By Betty Murray Do you know what your blood pressure is? Knowing your score is important in maintaining your health. Blood pressure is generally recorded as two numbers in ratio form. The top number— systolic pressure—is a measure of the pressure in the arteries when the heart beats (when the heart muscle is contracting). The bottom …

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The Dirty Word of Dieting: Plateau

By Betty Murray Has your weight loss come to a screeching halt? If you’ve been gradually and consistently losing weight, and suddenly notice that the pounds just aren’t coming off, you’ve probably hit a plateau. Although it can be frustrating, don’t let hitting a plateau discourage you. It is normal for metabolism and weight loss to …

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Supplementing with Supplements

By Betty Murray In a perfect world, we would get getting all the nutrients in our diet that we need to keep our body in tip top shape. Unfortunately, most Americans are missing out on vital nutrients in their daily diet. That’s where supplementing comes in. Supplements help improve overall health and there are thousands of …

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