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Can you really lose weight with apple cider vinegar?

If you’ve been following us lately, you know we have tried the latest craze – apple cider vinegar in the morning. One ounce of raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar mixed with eight ounces of water in the morning before consuming breakfast – to start the day, reset the body, potentially help with digestion, clear the […]

Fitness, Wellness

Cyclebar – Premium Indoor Cycling

Now that my foot is all better – I think I’m fully healed – I’m ready to get back to some serious exercise. On July 4, I celebrated my Independence Day with a 3 mile run. It wasn’t all running, but I did it. And it felt great. Now I’m hoping to hit the gym […]

Fitness, Health

How to stay fit and healthy on vacation

Ahhh. Vacation. My favorite time of the year. How many of you are gearing up for a big summer vacation soon? Our family just returned from the Outer Banks of North Carolina this past Saturday, and the week was spectacular. Only one half day of rain and temperatures in the upper 70s to lower 80s. […]


Foods that do not cause acid reflux

Does your stomach hurt? Feeling bloated? Heartburn? Well, you are not alone. Approximately 7 million people in the US have some symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD or acid reflux), and approximately 20% of the population report these symptoms occurring weekly. GERD is a condition where the contents of the stomach are irritated and come […]


Top 5 Benefits of Fiber

If we are talking about gut health, we can’t neglect talking about fiber. Do you get enough fiber? Probably not. Most Americans especially those consuming the standard American diet of processed foods or prepared foods only get a fraction of the recommended daily intake of fiber. According to the Institute of Medicine, the daily recommended […]

Health, Nutrition, Wellness

Best Probiotic for You

If I am going to take on the topic of gut health this month, I have to discuss probiotics. They are all the rage right now when it comes to health and wellness, but let’s take a closer look. What are probiotics? What are their health benefits? And what is the best probiotic for you? […]

Health, Wellness

The Importance of Gut Health

How many of you battle with an upset stomach or bloating most days? Running to the bathroom at work can be incredibly embarrassing and truly limiting your social life on most days. The importance of gut health is often taken for granted throughout our life, until we are suffering from the consequences of poor decisions […]

Health, Wellness

Safe sunscreens

Sorry I have been so quiet this month. Somehow, I blinked and it was already Memorial Day Weekend, the unofficial start to summer. Between Sajen’s first birthday weekend and rounding out a strong month at work, I haven’t found much time to blog! But there has been a lot on my mind lately, given that […]

Health, Nutrition

Healthy lunch ideas for work

It’s Sunday evening and I have had a jam-packed Mother’s Day. While it wasn’t a day full of pampering or at the spa, I spent the day with all the people that I loved. Starting the day with my husband and boys, my mother and then attending my nephew’s birthday party over lunch. I definitely […]