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7 Tips to Curb Sugar Cravings When You’re Trying to Cut Back

By Karen | October 5, 2023 |

Reducing added sugars in your diet can be challenging when intense sugar cravings strike. Here are 7 research-backed ways to help crush those cravings and cut back on the sweet stuff: Go Cold Turkey Cutting out added sugars completely for at least 2-4 weeks can help reboot your taste buds. This allows you to better…

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Intermittent Fasting 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Time-Restricted Eating

By Karen | October 4, 2023 |

Intermittent fasting has become an incredibly popular health and fitness trend in recent years. But what exactly is intermittent fasting, and how can it benefit your health? In this beginner’s guide, we’ll cover the basics of intermittent fasting and a specific type called time-restricted eating. Read on to learn how to get started with intermittent…

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Leading by Example: The Holistic Pioneers I Admire Most

By Karen | October 3, 2023 |

As a lifelong learner, there are many people whose work I admire and from whom I have learned a great deal. I’ll be highlighting a few of them here. Andrea Beaman Andrea Beaman is a natural foods chef, holistic health coach, and author.  Her cookbooks and health programs promote whole foods-based nutrition. She has won…

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The Habits Shaping Your Health

By Karen | October 2, 2023 |

We don’t think much about our habits – the behaviors we engage in frequently without even realizing it. According to neurobiologists, from 40-95% of our lives are driven by habit, so our habits play a huge role in shaping our health and wellbeing.  We are often so ingrained in our habits that we are totally…

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How to Stay on Track with Your Wellness Goals – 8 Steps to Success

By Karen | October 1, 2023 |

Summer’s over and many people have set some wellness goals like losing weight, eating healthier, exercising more, reducing stress, etc. But as we get closer to the holidays, it can be easy to lose motivation and fall off track. Here are some tips for staying committed to your wellness goals through the rest of the…

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Why is Losing Weight So Hard and How Can You Overcome It?

By Karen | August 5, 2023 |

  Introduction Hey there, fellow weight loss warrior! Today, let’s talk about a topic that most of us have wrestled with at some point in our lives: losing weight and keeping it off. It’s no secret that shedding those stubborn pounds and maintaining the progress can be one tough challenge. But fear not! We’re here…

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Straight Talk About Diabetes

By Karen | July 29, 2023 |

Introduction Hey there! Today, let’s have a heart-to-heart conversation about a health issue that affects millions of people worldwide – diabetes. It’s crucial to understand just how serious this condition is and how it can significantly impact our lives. However, the good news is that we have the power to prevent it. So, grab a…

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The 5 Pillars I Use With My Clients to Meet Their Health Goals

By Karen | January 3, 2023 |

For anyone who is new to my work, you may not know that I am a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach. I help people lose weight permanently and avoid taking medication for conditions they can improve through lifestyle and nutrition changes. I use a five pronged approach, or as I refer to them,…

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