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5 Healthy Summertime Beverages that Clean Eaters Love

Toting around a water bottle has become de rigueur for clean eaters even if you don’t live in a desert state like Arizona. This signals that keeping hydrated is on the front burner for many. Plus the desire to reduce

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5 Tips for Summertime Clean Eating

We’re in the midst of summer where days can often be spent in airports to take flights to far-flung destinations or in our own backyards as “grill queens” and sipping on cold-drinks with friends. From the 4th of July to

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How to lower estrogen to lose weight and feel terrific!

Estrogen and weight – the most misunderstood relationship Estrogen is the hormone that makes women have curves, smooth skin, keep joints and more, pain and symptom free. However, an imbalance of estrogen to its partner in crime, progesterone is one

Posted in Bonnie's Blog, Hormones

5 Proven Ways to Banish Belly Bloat and Look Smashing for the Holidays!

How to stop a ballooned belly from taking the fun out of wearing skinny jeans and pencil skirts There is nothing as annoying as having a fabulous holiday outfit to wear but feel (and see) the effects of belly bloat.

Posted in Belly Bloat, Bonnie's Blog

10 tips to avoid going down the sugar rabbit hole this Halloween!

Scary prices for scary sugar-rich foods I look forward to receiving the Wednesday ads from the various supermarkets in my area. However, this week, the front page ad caught my attention “scary prices.”  The foods offered for these scary prices

Posted in Bonnie's Blog, Chocolate, Holidays, Sugar

Hormone imposters: how to stop them from stealing your testosterone

Hormones – not just a problem for women anymore!  My new client presented with a laundry list of symptoms; fatigue, weight gain, decreased libido, and hot flashes. The only difference – this client is a 37 year old male, not

Posted in Bonnie's Blog, Clean Eating, Detox, Hormones

How to join the hottest trend in nutrition – Clean Eating!

Clean Eating Movement As a seasoned Dietitian, I’ve seen food trends come and go. From the Cambridge diet to the South Beach diet or the perennial cabbage soup diet – there is always an “it” diet of the year. Earlier

Posted in Bonnie's Blog, Clean Eating, Detox

How to overcome jet lag to have an outstanding vacation!

Jet Lag – the unrecognized spoiler of vacation time Making plans to travel to another state or country this summer? Researchers say that the anticipation of a vacation is almost as good as being on the vacation itself. However, our

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10 Sensational foods to add sparkle to your summer

Sparkling foods for summer that are good for you! Summer eating can go down one of three lanes, one lane includes daily choices of fresh veggies, grilling more chicken and fish than beef, having fresh fruit for dessert; another lane

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6 reliable ways to prevent obesity creep while on vacation

6 Ways to prevent weight gain while on vacation Vacation time, whether it’s a “stay-cation”, “sailing the seas”, or lakeside fishing, willpower and motivation can vanish as soon as we hit the road or step into the airport. We have

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4 myths that shouldn’t stop you from detoxing

Detox Details: The truth about detoxing Thanks to much of what we hear in the media, detoxing has earned a reputation for being unhealthy, unnecessary and even unsafe. When you hear the word “detox” what comes to your mind?  

Posted in Bonnie's Blog, Detox, Healthy Habits, Weight Loss Myths

Startling way to boost sleep, eat fiber!

Meet the fiber queen! Back in the late 80’s my co-workers gave me the nickname of “fiber queen.” Having graduated with a bachelor’s in clinical nutrition in the early 80’s, my student notes were full of then groundbreaking research on

Posted in Bonnie's Blog, Fiber, Sleep

7 Reasons this Dietitian takes Vitamin D

What I learned about Vitamin D deficiency in prison … My recent short term clinical nutrition assignment was in a forensic behavioral health hospital with a unit for sexually violent persons. Dietitians complete assessments to ensure the patients are not

Posted in Bonnie's Blog, Supplementation, Vitamin D

4 super simple ways to cleanse yourself of harmful toxins

Welcome Spring … goodbye toxins Did you know that 9 out of 10 Americans have detectable sources of the toxin Bisphenol A (BPA)? The upcoming spring season signals the beginning of a desire for not only cleaning our home but

Posted in Bonnie's Blog, Detox

3 Ways Soup and Smoothies boost energy and motivation

The Soup & Smoothie diet Smoothies play so many roles – a convenient breakfast on the commute to work, before/after the gym, as a  mid-day pick-me-up, part of a detox/cleanse, or a meal replacement for weight control. But like most

Posted in Bonnie's Blog, Smoothies

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