Health in a Hurry! Blog

        The other day (like too many days before), I found myself nibbling on my kid’s leftovers. Of course, this was after I already finished my own dinner, and I wasn’t really even hungry. It was just sitting there, staring me down; not enough to save...

You may have heard of the “7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” but there’s probably more to that story. I’m guessing that in order to become highly effective, these people also have developed some healthy habits. How can you be so effective without good health?...

If you believe everything you read at the grocery store, you’re likely to believe that the answer to all your health problems lies in a box of breakfast cereal. We know better, though, don’t we? Sometimes the FDA gets involved and forces companies to retract...

When clients come to me with goals of losing weight, one of my first pieces of advice is to read nutritional labels. But that advice alone isn’t worth a hill of beans, now is it? You have to know what to look for, so I’ve...

½ cup frozen pineapple 1 cup of frozen berries 1 cup of spinach 1 & ½ cups of unsweetened coconut milk  ½ cup of carrots 1 Tbs of ground Flaxseed 1 Tbs of nut butter (peanut, almond, or your choice), ¾ cup of Greek yogurt (low fat)   Blend to desired consistency. I like...

1 cup Onion, chopped 1 cup Bell Pepper, red and yellow, chopped 1 small Jalapeno Pepper, finely diced 32 ounces Low Sodium Chicken Broth 1 container Salsa, low sodium, 12 oz 1 cup Frozen Corn 2 cans Refried Beans 1 can Canned Black Beans, rinsed to remove excess sodium 1 Lime, juiced Topping suggestions: Fresh...

When you hear the words “detox” or “cleanse,” you probably think of a juice fast or some other kind of starvation diet. While fasting may help give your liver the time and space it needs to clean your blood, you don’t necessarily have to go...

Late last year, a 14-year-old Maryland girl died of a caffeine-induced heart attack after drinking two cans of a popular energy drink. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), this wasn’t an isolated incident. The FDA has record of at least four additional deaths...

Brad Pitt and Angeline Jolie; Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck; Will Smith and Jada Pinkett. These power couples seem to have it all. When they’re together, they always seem happy. They seem to have it all figured out. When they’re together, it’s like their powers...