The 411 on Dry Brushing

The 411 on Dry Brushing to Aid Detox What is dry brushing? Said to have similar effects to that of massage, dry brushing which is offered at spas, can also be practiced at home. You can integrate dry brushing into your morning and/or evening routine and enjoy the numerous health benefits. Some of these benefits…read more

Yeast: One of the Biggest Culprits of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Yeast: One of the Biggest Culprits of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease What is the major factor in developing fatty liver disease or NAFLD (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease)? Are you overweight? Can’t quit with the carbs? Ever been on antibiotics? That’s it! Up until about 10 years ago fatty liver disease was a rarity and only…read more

What To Do About Toxicity

What To Do About Toxicity   “In modern day American society, we are under constant barrage of toxins that we have no idea exist… From the can of tuna containing mercury in the meat, to the toxicity of the tuna can itself. From the cement factory in town that blows chemicals across the city, to…read more

New Head Space

There are some fairly common results that most people report when they lose a significant amount of weight.  Even if you and I have never gone through a weight loss process, we could probably sit down together and brainstorm a list of results that seem obvious to us.  Our list might look like this: That…read more

Why Eating Less is a Good Thing

Eating less allows the body to concentrate on something besides digesting food. Food is important, don’t get me wrong. The body is built for digestion but when we spend, say, 23 out of every 24 hours digesting the food that we ate during that day, when do we have time to allow the body to…read more

Sugar & Mood

The phrase, “you are what you eat” is literally true. Nutrients from the foods you eat food provide the foundation of the structure, function, and integrity of every little cell in your body, from your skin and hair to your muscles, bones, digestive and immune systems. -Cynthia Sass, RD You realize what this means, right?…read more

Goal Setting Encouragement

There is freedom In case you didn’t know, there is freedom within goal setting. So often, we feel pressure to have similar goals to people around us, but those don’t fuel us in life. They’re not our goals. And that is okay. I live in Colorado and there are a lot of mountains around, so…read more

Sugar & Preventable Disease, part 1

A few weeks ago, while on the phone with my mom, she shared with me the latest. Dad had been diagnosed with diabetes. At 56 years young and as a collegiate track coach, news of this diagnosis would seem shocking – except it wasn’t. Dad ran on soda. I think he’d get some sort of…read more

Adrenal Exhaustion… What to Do

You know how sometimes you have too many apps running on your phone and don’t realize it? You look down and your battery’s being sucked dry within an hour or two after being fully charged? That’s what adrenal exhaustion is like. Apps that are running for no reason taking up all the battery reserves. Our…read more

Life After Skinny Up!®

  What does life look like after going through the Skinny Up!® Protocol? Can I really keep the weight off? It can be easy to wonder about the answer to these questions. Over and over again, it can feel like we’re in the same old situation. We work hard to lose weight and then the…read more