COULD EATING MORE BE THE ANSWER TO YOUR WEIGHT LOSS?

The holiday’s are here, and if you are like most of my weight conscious clients you already know the tricks of eating or resisting during celebrations. Eat before you go to the party Fill up on protein first Have a glass of water in between alcohol drinks Move away from the food table and mingle Look over the food table …

IF YOU DON’T HAVE YOUR HEALTH, YOU DON’T HAVE ANYTHING!

“If you don’t have your health, you don’t have anything.” Those were the words my dear father in law always said to me, and you know, he was right. My father in law was a sweet man, maybe too sweet. He helped others more than himself. Throughout his life he acquired many health issues. He was hypothyroid from a young …

WEAKNESS, FATIGUE, MUSCLE CRAMPS?

IF YOU HAVE BEEN EATING A LOW-CARB DIET, YOU MAY HAVE A POTASSIUM SHORTAGE. For most people, I am all for a low-carb diet. Getting rid of the processed foods and sugars only benefits everyone. What often happens is in reducing sugars and focusing on increasing protein and fats you may eliminate many foods such as fruits and veggies that …

FLIP THE FOOD PYRAMID

Years ago I took my daughter to a hospital Dietitian before she left for college. She was worried about gaining the “Freshman 15” and I just wanted to be her mom, not her nutritionist. After watching the nice woman show us plastic foods, fake boxes of factory foods, (grains and sugars), and a picture of the food pyramid, my daughter …

Exciting News for Thrive Nutrition for Mind and Body!

Hey everyone – exciting news! Thrive Nutrition for Mind and Body has moved to Redmond!                                                                                                                          Conveniently, the office also houses a wonderful esthetician and great massage therapist. It’s easy access off of Hwy 520 with lots of parking. The New Year is well under way, and along with it typically comes lots of change. It’s the perfect time to put …