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These Smart Strategies Will Help You Manage Stress

By Elisa Haggarty for Parsley Health Chronic stress is associated with every chronic disease. It lays the foundation for hormone imbalance and inflammation. According to the American Psychological Association, 75% of adults reported experiencing moderate to high levels of stress in the past month. Nearly half reported that their stress has increased in the past… Read This Entry »

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How to Overcome a Weight Loss Plateau

How rewarding is it when you set out to lose weight and it actually works?! In the beginning, you set your mind to it and the weight started to come off.  At first the weight dropped off steadily, and then there probably was a little weight loss plateau, but then you felt better than you… Read This Entry »

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How to Be Healthy On a 3 Day Weekend

Three day weekends. They’re all about your favorite F words: friends, family, food, and fun. You know the drill.   But it’s amazing how an extra 24 hours makes it so easy to overdo everything and turn what could’ve been a chance to press the reset button on your life into a hangover-filled, sleep-deprived, food-coma… Read This Entry »

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Adaptogens: Are They Legit?

by Molly Rieger, RD, NLC and Leah Silberman, RD, NLC Your morning just began and your inbox is already inundated with emails, reminding you that there’s no end in sight to your “to-do” list. You’re supposed to go grocery shopping after work, but at this rate you’ll be lucky if you even have time to… Read This Entry »

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Guest Blog: What Are Essential Oils?

by Ronni Pitiger, NLC So exactly what are essential oils and why is everyone talking about them? Well, I’ll tell you. I used to think of essential oils as something that would evoke the woodstock generation, but there is so much more to discuss than your love or hate of the smell of patchouli.  … Read This Entry »

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How Does Michele Promaulayko Live a Nutritious Life?

  Michele Promaulayko is the Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo Health, a new digital magazine offering the latest need-to-know news and expert advice on health, fitness, nutrition, and wellness topics.  Previously,  she was for six years the Vice President/Editor-in-Chief of Women’s Health.  I have known Michele for seven years. First, as a colleague.  Then as a colleague… Read This Entry »

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CAN DO: zen your digs

Every #MotivationMonday I’m challenging you to bring out a slightly better version of YOU…by Friday. I don’t want you to get me wrong — I already think you are uh-maz-ing. I just think you might feel as fabtastic as you truly are if you cleared off some of the clutter that may be dragging you… Read This Entry »

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Ode to Mom

I loved this so much that I am sharing it again . . . Happy Mother’s Day, Moms! One of the perks of having your own business is that you get to choose (to some extent) the people who you surround yourself with on a daily basis.  I am continually inspired by spending time with… Read This Entry »

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It’s N-ommmm-vember!!

We all know November can signify the beginning of a stressful holiday season. And who can blame us? We have trips, gifts to buy, final exams, and the last preparations for these festive months. It is the perfect time to de-stress before the madness and clear your mind. Did you ever think meditation would be… Read This Entry »

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Halloween the Healthy Way

Boo! Scary things are going to happen if you eat a pillow-case bag filled with Halloween candy, like you did when you were a kid. The kid-version of you may have been able to handle a ton of candy without paying the price on the scale, but the adult version of you will not be… Read This Entry »

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Blab About Labs

I know what I’m looking for when clients come to me with their lab work. I was taught lab values in graduate school and have used them in my practice for years. And, I understand why clients can be confused with all these numbers. It’s back to school today friends. Now, keep reading! You don’t… Read This Entry »