Tag | nutrition

muscle recovery

Try this muscle recovery smoothie

Here’s a DELICIOUS way to reward your muscles! I’ve got a delicious smoothie recipe for you today that is packed with nutrients your muscles (and taste buds) will LOVE.It makes for a great power-packed breakfast or post-workout recovery drink, and it’s surprisingly refreshing.Heads up! It has a few unusual ingredients that will amp up its […]

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Crazy delicious chili recipe!

This chili is amazing… This is the time of year for soup, chili and stew. Even in L.A. where it’s dropping down to the 40s (which is FREEZING for us) we appreciate a good, warm soup of some kind.So I have a really good Chili recipe for you courtesy of our partners at Balanced Habits. This is one of […]

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Your “2020 Healthy Swaps” Checklist

Healthy Swaps for 2020 Oh, do I have a good one for you today, especially if you love to bake! It goes along with the healthy Black Bean Brownie recipe I sent to you the other day. Did you try them yet? So good! Anyway … today I have a quick healthy swaps checklist you […]

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Amazing couples weight loss story!

When couples support each other amazing things can happen! It’s a great thing to see someone make progress on their health and fitness goals. It’s even better so watch couples do it together. Having that built-in support network is critical for long-term success and we are so proud of what James and Denise have accomplished! […]

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eat your veggies

5 Ways to Up Your Veggie Game!

Eat your veggies! Plants are powerful. They are the biggest source of nutrition available to us. But some people don’t like veggies or don’t know how to get them into their diet in a palatable way. Fruit is rarely a problem. So here are 5 Quick Tips for getting more veggies into your body every […]

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7 Reasons Why We Overeat and & Solutions

We all overeat. (CLICK HERE to see the YouTube video of 7 Reasons Why We Overeat) Every once in a while, I dig deep and attack food like it’s an athletic event. Not often, but it happens.Especially on weekends and holidays.I shovel and shovel and shovel the food in until I practically injure myself. It’s […]

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diets don't work

The biology behind why diets don’t work!

Why diets fail… Diets don’t work. Ever. Period. The research is conclusive; not only do diets NOT result in lasting weight loss, the majority of people who diet gain back their weight and MORE. Why is this? As always, I look to biology and evolutionary science for the answer… Your body doesn’t like to relinquish […]

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detox encino, detox northridge

The REAL way to cleanse without gimmicks

Oh, no! Not another “cleanse” or “detox!” When I hear that someone is going on a “cleanse” I practically crack a molar. It’s not that “cleansing” is a bad thing, it’s just that most “cleanses” are stupid. They’re gimmicky, unnatural and not rooted in science. And they prey upon people’s need for an immediate fix! […]

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cleanse

Cook once and have a healthy breakfast all week

Get your breakfast in line! I have a brand new, healthy breakfast recipe that will get your day (and week) off to a GREAT start. Not only is it delicious, but it’s a make-ahead meal that’ll help you sneak in some veggies first thing in the morning. The US Centers for Disease Control says that […]

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cheat meal

When a “cheat meal” turns into “What-The-Hell!”

Ah…the “cheat meal”… Have you ever been in the process of working on improving your health, and you’re absolutely SMASHING IT…and then you have a “cheat” meal… which turns into a cheat day… which leads to a cheat weekend… and then you fall apart and now you have to start all over again? I think […]

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