Author Archives: Amber

3 Simple Ways to Stay Young

The old saying “you’re only as old as you feel” is not only scientifically backed, but recent research now reveals that the sentiment can actually help you live longer. Researchers first began to validate the health benefits having a “youthful” … Continue reading

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Gambling with Soy?

Unless you’ve been living in a cave (because you’ve taken the Paleo lifestyle literally) for the past 20 years, you’ve probably heard the latest on soy. It’s a “health” food that helps to protect women’s heart, bones, breast, plus reduces … Continue reading

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The Effects Hormones Have on Mood

When I turned 38 years old (now 41), I began experiencing what experts believe to be the earliest sign of peri-menopause: hormone related mood swings and anxiety. Every month I would erupt and project snide jags toward my loving, patient, … Continue reading

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Why Diet’s Don’t Work … Especially After 40!

Pervasive conventional one-size-fits-all diets have tempted us women at least once in our lifetimes. You know the drill: calorie-restricted weight-loss approaches that make us feel like ATM machines that dispense with our unique, exquisitely intricate systems. These types of quick-fixes … Continue reading

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Good Sleep …A Step Closer to Perfect Hormonal Health!

Insomnia has reached epidemic proportions. It’s estimated to be the #1 health-related problem in America. More than 1/3 of Americans have trouble sleeping every night, and 51% of adults say they have problems sleeping at least a few nights each … Continue reading

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3 Things I Struggle With…

As someone who spends their week training clients, creating sustainable nutrition programs, and writing numerous blog posts each week, I sure do dish out my fair share of advice. In fact, it’s probably easy to think that I’ve got it all figured … Continue reading

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Red Meat, Butter and Vino, and Staying Lean?

Hope you all are having a fabulous week 🙂 I write a lot about implementing balance with our eating, and many of you resonate with that. But I think for some, there exists a small crumpet of doubt when we … Continue reading

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For the Love of My GUT

One of my favorite things to do is to experiment with my own health…in a positive, healthy way for the last 8 years. I would and never do recommend anything to clients or friends and family, unless I’ve research and … Continue reading

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“Be Bold, and Love Your Body!”

I want to share with you an exercise I’ve recently been doing every morning that helps me love my body and connect to her more deeply. -When you wake up, stand in front of the mirror in your underwear, or … Continue reading

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Steps to Prevent Thanksgiving Food Comas

Well, it’s Thanksgiving in the states tomorrow, and if you’re like me, you’re already pseudo-stressing about how you’ll manage “the big meal” Thursday. You give yourself a mental pep talk: “I will only eat turkey and vegetables.” You repeat the … Continue reading

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