Category Archives: Holistic Weight Management System

The Truth Behind Artificial Sweeteners

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You probably know that I’m not a fan of artificial sweeteners. I’d much rather you reduce your sugar intake naturally (because that’s not exactly a health food either).

And that can mean a long process of slowly adjusting your taste buds to less and less added sugar.

Artificial sweeteners just don’t seem to be the great weight-loss promoters they had hoped to be.

Want to know more?  Or, if you just want to skip right down to the “sweet enough” latte recipe, you can do that too.

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Five Weight-Loss Friendly Snacks You Will Love

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If you’ve been avoiding snacks because you’re worried they may cause weight gain, I have a bunch of great “weight-loss friendly” snack ideas for you.

Ideas that can easily become “grab-and-go” options and are not only healthy but delicious.

And, as usual, I’ve included a bunch of tips to help you get more of them, and a recipe for a great dip (in case you’re the “dipping” kind).

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How to Naturally Lower Stress Hormone (Cortisol)

Stress is
everywhere these days. We feel it when we wake up, when things happen during
the day, and we even take it to bed with us.

It’s chronic. And
it’s not awesome for your health.

When we’re stressed
our body reacts in a couple
of ways, one is by releasing the stress hormone cortisol.

And you can imagine
that there are natural ways you can lower it.

So check out my
list of recommendations to reduce cortisol. Then indulge in my de-stressing dessert
recipe.

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How to Read the New Nutrition Facts Tables

Do you ever look at the Nutrition Facts tables? Do they help you decide which foods to buy or not? Do the numbers even make sense?

To be honest, I don’t think it’s that the most user-friendly or helpful tool. But it’s good to understand it since it’s here to stay.

Let me give you a super-quick crash course on reading the Nutrition Facts tables, and give you a few hints on the new changes coming soon.

Then, try my delicious and super-easy snack recipe that’ll blow your pre-packaged granola bars out of the water.

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