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NEVER EAT THIS AGAIN America is running on Dunkin’ isn’t just a slogan, it’s the truth…our diets are becoming increasingly worse.  NEVER EAT THIS AGAIN is a look at 10 foods you should never eat….EVER. 1. FROSTING: Believe it or not, but store-bought frosting is loaded with trans fat. As we know, trans fat lowers good cholesterol, raises bad cholesterol, and causes bloating…ultimately leading to belly fat, heart disease and diabetes to name but...

HOW TO STOP EATING SUGAR: Three Days To Freedom When I first thought about how to stop eating sugar, the idea scared me.  It scared me because who doesn’t love sugar?  Sugar is in almost everything we buy at the grocery store, so how in the world can we stop?  I mean, who doesn’t love that first bite of a warm chocolate chip cookie?  The truth is, we all love a warm cookie, but in the end, it does nothing for a healthy body and mind.  The bigger truth is that sugar takes...

EMOTIONAL EATING The most common triggers for emotional eating are boredom, failure, loss, frustration and envy.  The secret to breaking a food addiction or habit is to for us to determine the reason behind it.  When we find out why and when we eat something, we have a better chance of changing our habit to center around nutrition and whole body health. When we eat, Seratonin and Dopamine (hormones) begin to send out those comforting, happy signals to our brains.  This euphoric...

EXERCISE COMMITMENT Exercise commitment might seem like an exercise in futility after you have a baby, but it’s not as hard as you might think. We all hear the gossip about how “once you have a baby, your body will never be the same.” Instead of believing that fate, which is the same mind tricking fate that tells you that you might be ‘too old to go back to school,’ I chose to focus on those women who have a six pack of abs after having four kids. For...

FAT LOSS The secret to fat loss is the chemistry on your plate. Different body types metabolize foods differently. Do you know anyone who can eat whatever they want and never gain a pound?  Grrrr….those people make me crazy!  What about those of us who can gain five pounds just by looking at a piece of chocolate cake?  The truth is, our body type’s DNA determines how foods will be stored as fat or used as energy. Depending on your body type, the chemistry on...

FITNESS RESULTS  Fitness Results in 3 Easy Steps seems like a pipe dream, but it’s not.  Whenever we make a commitment to get into shape or begin an exercise program, the nagging question of “when will I see results?” starts to pop into our thinking minds. Trust me, I get it.  If you have been cranking it out at the gym and dieting like crazy, of course you want to know when you’ll begin to see your fitness results from all of your hard work.  You want...