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Powerful Intuitive Eating Strategies to Cope with Stress Eating

Do you eat when you’re feeling stressed? Do you identify as a stress eater? Well you are definitely not alone. What you might not realize is that hunger and eating are perfectly normal responses to stress. In this post, you will learn why we eat when we are stressed. You will also discover how to cope with stress eating based on intuitive eating strategies. Why You May Turn to Food When You’re Stressed Eating when stressed does not mean that […]

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Elderberry Syrup Vs. Bone Broth: Which is the Best Food to Boost Your Immunity?

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Wouldn’t it be great if you could get through cold and flu season without getting sick? Yes! Well it’s cold and flu season here in Ohio. So, I have been thinking about ways to build up my family’s immune system. Because no one wants to be sick during the Holidays! What I’ve been doing is diffusing purifying essential oils and sipping on bone broth. We all know that bone broth is the go-to choice when you need an immune system […]

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The Dangers of CBD Oil: How to Keep Your Child Safe

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CBD oil is becoming a popular option for a variety of health conditions. However, is CBD oil a safe option for kids? Due to its popularity, the number of CBD products has exploded in the last year or two. I’m sure you have seen them…CBD gummies, lotions, coffee, pet treats, patches, etc. They are everywhere! While I support natural and alternative treatments, I always do my research before using a new product. So, I was originally looking into whether CBD oil […]

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How to Boost Endurance and Performance on a Budget: An Alternative to Beachbody Energize

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I absolutely love Beachbody On Demand workouts and was very tempted to try the Beachbody Performance supplements. However, being a researcher and health geek I always look at ingredient labels and research the active ingredients to determine their purpose and if they are necessary for my performance. By doing this I can find less expensive alternatives and make sure that I am not ingesting anything that is not necessary, such as preservatives, sugar, etc. My goal is to save money […]

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The Step-by-Step Guide to Exercise with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

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Myth: If you have Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, then your exercise options are limited. Fact: This is a common misconception, even among doctors and personal trainers. I am here to tell you that if you have Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis then exercise IS beneficial. And you can still do the workouts you love. As I talked about in my previous post, I have a diagnosis of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. It took several years and multiple doctors to make a diagnosis. However, with a combination of […]

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How to Clear Brain Fog and Reclaim Your Day

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Do you ever begin a task and almost immediately forget what you’re doing? Or maybe you feel like you’re in a cloud and moving much slower than everyone around you? Or while speaking with someone, you completely lose your train of thought? If you can relate to any of these experiences, then you’re likely dealing with brain fog. But, the good news is that there are several powerful, researched-based ways to beat brain fog so that you start feeling better […]

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Interview with Sonya North, SnackRoots Founder & CEO

My son’s birthday is coming up and his friend has food allergies, what snacks can I serve? I signed up to bring snacks for the soccer team, I think there are nut and milk allergies, what snacks are safe? If you’ve ever asked yourself one of these questions, then you will be excited to learn about SnackRoots. SnackRoots is a web app that makes it simple to create lists of safe snacks. All you have to do is select your […]

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The Best Running Tips That Will Make Running Easier and Safer

I went from being able to run for less than 1 minute to running a half-marathon after learning these running tips. Like most of you, my first experience with running for exercise was in gym class. And it was definitely not a pleasant one. I remember my not so sympathetic gym teacher telling us one day that we would need to run a mile. A MILE. I had never run a mile in my life and she did not provide […]

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Morning Meltdown 100 Review & Tracking Sheets

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I went from being tired of my workouts to being excited to push play after starting Morning Meltdown 100! If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you probably know that I love Beachbody workouts. The newest release is Morning Meltdown 100 by Jericho McMatthews and it is incredible. At the time of this writing I am on Day 30 of 100 and I am loving it! With this post I would love to share my Morning Meltdown 100 […]

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