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Athletes and non-athletes alike need proper fuel when it comes to improving the intensity and results of their workouts. Foods that require lots of digestion weigh you down, sap your energy, and leave you feeling sluggish and fatigued. Fresh, clean foods provide your body with the essential … [Read more…]

It’s the happiest time of the year! And the most stressful, for some.  With so many holiday events, family obligations, end of year projects, and travel,  the holiday season typically means indulging in a great deal of unhealthy food and drink, lack of sleep, and extreme emotion. As a result, the … [Read more…]

“Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.” ― Paulo Coelho, Brida Variety keeps life interesting. We’re naturally curious creatures and one of the great pleasures of life is the joy … [Read more…]

I like to think of myself as a guinea pig. Being a nutrition counselor in the world of holistic health means that the majority of my personal and professional time is spent in area’s involving food, fitness, clean eating clean, balance, and alternative healing. With so much information, differing … [Read more…]

The CDC reports that more than 33% of Americans are overweight or obese. That number is high and getting higher daily. The reason(s) for this include a number of contributing factors, but one thing remains the same: You need to eat healthy and eat clean if you want to lose weight, feel great, and … [Read more…]

“We become what we think about. “ -Earl Nightingale- One of the biggest obstacles to overcoming challenges is mindset. Whether it’s losing weight, making major lifestyle changes, or confronting your past in order to move towards a healthier future, the power of positive thinking is the key to … [Read more…]

I love herbs! And no, not the kind you may be thinking of. Herbs are one of the easiest AND tastiest ways to add flavor to food while also promoting good health. Different herbs provide different health benefits, so here’s a quick run-down of what does what. Turmeric has long been known for its … [Read more…]

“What’s better: Juicing or smoothies?” I’ve been hearing this question a lot lately. There are a lot of ways to answer this, so let me just say this: Neither. Both juicing and smoothies have incredible health benefits. It’s not an either/or situation. It’s a both. To help decide what to … [Read more…]

It’s the final countdown! Registration for Eat Clean Health’s Group 7 Day Summer Detox is about to close, so before you miss out on this fantastic whole foods, anti-inflammatory detox program, today is the day to sign up and slim down! Learn how to EAT and LIVE CLEANLY and learn what foods are … [Read more…]

The human brain is 95% water. Blood is 82% water. And the average human body is at least 60% water. Water is the single most important substance for sustaining life and promoting optimal health. Yet the average person drinks a mere 20 ounces of water per day. When we starve our bodies of water, … [Read more…]

Now that the holiday weekend is over,  it’s time to throw away the sugar and load up on health! If you’re ready to be the absolute best version of yourself, Eat Clean Health is excited to offer the fabulous Shrinking Jeans community support, inspiration, and guidance with the Group 7 Day Summer … [Read more…]

When you think bacteria, your next meal probably isn’t the first image that comes to mind. If you’re not yet familiar with the power of probiotics and the importance of healthy bacteria, it’s time to read up and eat up! Probiotics are healthy bacteria that help maintain a natural balance in the … [Read more…]

Spoiler Alert: It turns out ITunes is NOT responsible for the peanut butter-and-jelly-like combination of exercise and music. Though iPods are as common as treadmills when it comes to gyms, Carl Foster, Ph.D., of University of Wisconsin’s Exercise and Health Program points out that music has been … [Read more…]

Hello! Melissa and Christy, thank you for inviting me to be part of this wonderful group of women. I’m inspired and encouraged by everyone’s obvious dedication to health and fitness. Ladies, thank you for welcoming me to your community. I hope to be of great support and service to you.  I’m … [Read more…]

Despite what mainstream marketing would have you believe, fat does not make you fat. Quite the opposite actually; our bodies actually need fat to function properly. Fat helps the absorption of vitamins, keeps you satiated, and even helps you shed pounds.  That’s right; you need to eat fat to lose … [Read more…]