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Is Your Medication Sabotaging Your Nutrition Plan?

At least half of all Americans take at least one prescription drug, with one in six Americans taking three or more medications chronically, according data released by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). (i) Additionally, the average American is reliant on six different medications by the time they are 65 years old. (i) While such medications are often modern day miracles that lessen symptoms, ease pain, and most importantly save lives, they are not without side effects that may have a profound effect on our nutrition status.

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Power of Suggestion

food rulesHow do you know whether or not what you are eating is healthy for you?   Food packaging can be quite confusing and misleading.  Manufacturers of food use the words “natural” and “healthy” to coax you into buying their product.  Unfortunately these  words or the pictures on the packages of food are marketing ploys to get you to buy their product but their claims are often not validated or even true.

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Categories Guest Posts, Health

Becoming a Mom Entrepreneur

I am a mompreneur!  Last year was about taking a career risk for me. While I have happily worked my entire adult life in the field of healthcare, life events led me to want more in my professional career so I jumped headfirst after a dream and started my own nutrition consulting business, Nutrition CPR, LLC.   Read more about my journey in a guest blog I wrote for Back’nGrooveMom.

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Fuel for Pre and Post Exercise

The human body is very similar to a car.  Without gas cars will not work and without food the human body will not work. Using low octane gas in a luxury vehicle will likely cause mechanical issues over time, just as eating an incorrect balance of macronutrients (carbs, proteins and fats) will cause metabolic issues. Macronutrient imbalances lead to micronutrient imbalances when real food is substituted for processed foods.  Think of yourself as a luxury vehicle, you deserve the best fuel for your body!

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