Healthy Habits, Healthy Hair

Many years ago, during college, I chopped 10+ inches and donated it to Locks of Love, anticipating that I would "grow it out, donate it...grow it out, donate it..." Yet, it never grew that long ever again. I desperately needed to improve my hair health in order for it to grow. However, in the years that followed, my hair was...

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4 Questions Every Vegetarian Is Asked

It doesn't come up often.  One would think that after 30+ years, I would get tired of talking about it. It's inevitable though that whenever we have people over for dinner, or when I'm discussing nutrition with clients, I end up talking about my vegetarian lifestyle and plant-based diet. It seems absurd to most people or, at least, they're surprised....

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Modifying Your Relationship with Food

The word "cheat" has become a buzz word in the fitness industry. It defines the way we view a particular meal, snack or food item. When you think of a cheat food, what comes to mind? Ice cream? Pizza? Chocolate? Anything with a bar code? If you can relate to any of these, or if your cheat meal consists of a...

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My Fitness Transformation

A lot of time has passed since I was the girl in the high school gym, holding a tennis racket, wearing a XXL t-shirt and an extra 40+ pounds on my 5'11.5" frame. I came across this photo, along with some others, in recent years. Several times I have explored the possibility of sharing them, one day, when I was "ready."...

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