Author Archives: Amber

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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Advice for Great Looking Skin

When it comes to having healthy skin, I’m ALWAYS learning. Moreover, I’m ALWAYS experimenting to see what works and what doesn’t. Not gonna lie: sometimes the results are disastrous. Sometimes, however, they’re fantastic. These are a few of those strategies … Continue reading

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