Videos

  • {Video} Circadian Rhythm and Digestion

    Most of us are familiar with the circadian rhythm (aka our internal clock), and how it relates to our sleep/wake cycles. However, our sleep is not the only thing running on a clock – so is our digestion. In the video below I discuss how our circadian rhythm effects our digestion and how we can ...

  • {Video} How to Julienne Carrots

    This video is about, you guessed it, how to make julienne carrots – aka matchstick carrots. So if you know your way around a kitchen, and consider yourself a seasoned cook then feel free to skip this video. However, I often run into folks who are intimidated by cooking, and that intimidation holds them back. Many ...

  • {Video} How to Easily Chop and Slice Onions

    Chopping onions can literally make you cry. While I LOVED cooking with onions I hated chopping them. It took forever and it always made my mascara run. Then my brother-in-law taught me some tips that totally changed my cooking experience. Now I chop onions quickly and without tears, which is awesome because I am always ...

  • Video: Staying Motivated

    When it comes to making a life-style change staying motivated can be a challenge. Often, we are gung-ho at first, only to have that excitement dissipate the following weeks. So, how do you keep the motivation? Well, there are several ways to help stay focused, including working with a personal health coach. Below, I discuss ...

  • Video: Sitting Down to Eat

    Sitting down to eat is the most important step in establishing mindful eating. You have heard me discuss mindful eating a lot, because it is crucial in developing a healthy relationship with food. Often, we are rushing from one event to another and don’t take time to sit down appreciate our meal. Eating distracted not only ...

  • Video: The Importance of Food Journaling

    I have said once and I will say it again, start food journaling! When you are starting a life-style change it is important to have a full understanding of how your food is affecting you. Plus, it helps encourage mindful eating which will help you subconsciously make positive choices. Below is a video that discuses the ...

  • Video: Best Sources of Calcium

    MOVE OVER MILK! The dairy industry is wonderful at convincing us that we desperately need milk in order to achieve daily calcium requirements. That simply is not true! Say no to milk and yes to greens!  

  • Video: Is all vegan food healthy?

    So often people assume that if a food is vegan it is healthy. While there are a ton of healthy vegan foods out there, and I am huge advocate of eating plant based, not all vegan foods are healthy. In the same regard not everyone following a vegan diet is healthy. Being healthy comes from ...

  • Video: Hunger and the Hypothalamus

    So often I hear people say that they just don’t have the self discipline to lose weight. However, losing weight isn’t all self discipline, it is understanding how the body manages hunger. In the brain, the hypothalamus responsible for that negative feed back. When it registers adequate levels of energy and nutrients it stops sending ...

  • Video: Blueberries for the Brain

    I have heard some pretty negative things about fruit lately, which is terrible. Fruit has sugar, this is true, but natural occurring amounts of sugar is good. It is all the added sugar we must beware of. The sugar in fruit is coupled with fiber and tons of antioxidants that do your body a whole lot of ...