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5 reasons why you are not losing weight???yet!

Posted on 10 January, 2017 at 15:45 Comments comments (4360)

So you started your new years resolution – in December even – and you haven’t lost one pound. In fact, you’ve gained 4 even though you didn’t over indulge during the holidays. You ask yourself why and blame the 2 tablespoons of creamer you put in your morning coffee. Before you m...

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Merry Christmas <3

Posted on 24 December, 2016 at 15:45 Comments comments (2647)

Five rules to keep you healthy (& sane) over the holidays

Posted on 9 December, 2016 at 14:50 Comments comments (7637)

Guys - what a fall, hey? Strange elections...economy changes...job changes...regardless of our position, we have all felt the pinch. Maybe it was more like a grab & twist...



In come the holidays which for some brings joy, closeness and happiness, for others melancholy of holidays past (miss you Dad), and for some outright ...

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For the love of kale

Posted on 1 July, 2016 at 18:55 Comments comments (4365)

I am in love with kale lately. Smoothies, salads, and my latest "my-six-year-old-hates-greens-but-she-loves-these" win, kale and banana muffins. I love them, and they make a great "oh-crap-I-forgot-to-eat-breakfast-but-have-to-work" meal! This recipe makes 12 regular sized muffins and each one has approximately 190 kilocalories (yup thats j...
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A healthy smoothie recipe your kids will LOVE

Posted on 13 June, 2016 at 20:50 Comments comments (4134)

          My daughter is 6 years old, and has type 1 diabetes. Yes, thats the kind you have for life, and you have to weigh all your food and take insulin for every little carbohydrate that passes your lips. She was diagnosed 3 years ago and actually, we do pretty well and she is a very compliant gal when it comes to T1. In fact, she is my hero! 

          It is always a struggle for us to find healthy foods that she lik...

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Turmeric - the natural alternative to anti-inflammatory medication

Posted on 8 June, 2016 at 14:45 Comments comments (2874)

          Do you suffer with inflammatory pain & illness like the other 80% of us? Are you popping ibuprofen like its going out of style? Then this might be of interest to you. Read on....

          Turmeric has been studied rather extensively for it's anti-inflammatory prope...

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Bloom's fave health app for 2016

Posted on 28 December, 2015 at 15:05 Comments comments (1664)

First of all, I'd like to wish you the happiest of holidays from my home to yours! I hope you are enjoying family, friends, rest and of course great food!

          I often get the chance to review health related apps and many of them people submit are weight management related. I try them out and quite honestly most of th...

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Regaining Balance in the Stresstorm of Fall

Posted on 3 November, 2015 at 1:05 Comments comments (4293)

          If you are anything like me, this time of year gets a little hectic, overwhelming, crazy, insane (throw in any expletive here you feel best suits you - I won't judge)  and all the holiday excitement (or madness as it may be) starts to meld together and you end up with no down-time. Maybe...just maybe this is a fantasti...

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When is the best time to exercise?

Posted on 23 September, 2015 at 2:15 Comments comments (3632)

          Well...this depends on your goal - if you are looking to lose weight, then 4 am, if you are looking to bulk up then 6:30 am...

          JUST KIDDING! The very best, most effective time to exercise during the day is WHENEVER THE HECK YOU ARE WILLING AND ABLE TO FIT IT IN. Yes, a mo...

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Liar Liar, Lululemon's on Fire! Finding your joy in exercise

Posted on 12 June, 2015 at 2:10 Comments comments (14089)

Do you have to "drag your butt to the gym"? If you miss a morning workout, do you write of the day as a no-exercise day? Does the thought of your impending exercise routine inspire you to spew your organic green smoothie? I can assure you, you're not lazy - its completely human and very normal.

I lose my joy of particular exercise approxima...

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