Health in a Hurry! Blog

It’s happening again. You’ve got music playing in the back of your mind and a strong urge to hit the gym and get your groove on – it’s Zumba time! This dance fitness program has really swept the nation and helped convert many a couch...

As much as I try to avoid watching infomercials, I sometimes get sucked in – especially when it has to do with nutrition. So, you can bet I've seen my share of juicer-mercials. I can’t comment on the quality of those products, but I can...

        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...