The Shocking Truth About Fats

Are fats really bad for you? The answer is Yes they're bad for your health if you're consuming bad fats and No if you're consuming good fats SPARINGLY. There is so much information out there and it does become confusing. Here is what you need to know about fats… Fact: • The body needs fats for energy, to help in absorption of other nutrients and for overall body functionality • [...]

2017-12-05T13:40:37+00:00 By |Food, Nutrition|3 Comments

January 2015 – Say No To Wheat Challenge

What is this challenge about? This challenge requires you to eliminate all wheat products from your diet for 21 days. Mindful eating is the motivator for this challenge. We are so accustomed to reactive eating vs proactive eating. We eat when we get hungry and most of the time, we eat whatever it is that is first available. The other purpose of this challenge is to give your body a break [...]

My Before and After 2010 – 2011

May 31st 2010, Atlanta Georgia I walked out of Doctor Bodner’s office elated. We had finalized details pertaining to my liposuction procedure. I paid the deposit and was going to pick a date between June 12th – June 19th for the procedure. I was ready to ditch the extra fat that had been irritating and frustrating me for 2 years despite working out like a maniac. I was about to [...]

Common weight loss methods that do not work

In a quest for that perfect body it can be easy to fall for anything. I fell for every ‘get skinny quick’ fad diet but you can learn from my mistakes 🙂 Here are the worst mistakes you could ever make: 1. Starvation: Associating weight loss with not eating is a myth. The more you starve your body, the more it holds onto every single nutrient that you digest and it [...]

Water Is life

Water is the most under rated yet extremely important beverage ever.  Most people believe that drinking soda/pop, juice and other drinks compensates for water intake. As much as it might contribute towards it, It also contributes to consuming a lot more calories hidden in ingredients like sugar, salt, coloring/chemicals etc that are not good for the body.  Water like everything else is made up of molecules which are broken down [...]

Derailed by a cup of Joe

  After a great workout this morning I decided to stop by Starbucks to grab my regular cup of joe aka a tall bold cup of black coffee. As always, I activated my ‘see-no-evil’ glasses that mentally shield me from the ever-tempting goodies (cookies, cake, scones etc) on display whenever my eyeballs go a wandering. While waiting in line I idly schemed through the drinks menu and (mistake #1 ) decided [...]

2017-12-05T13:40:37+00:00 By |Fitness, Food, Nutrition|4 Comments

All or Nothing!!

I've been going to my neighborhood LA fitness since 2008 and as I was looking around last night, I counted a handful of people that I know or have seen working out over the years but albeit their consistency and effort their bodies don't show progress. I can only imagine their frustration because I was once them. I was the girl that worked out hard two or three times A [...]

Water Is Life!

Water is the most under rated yet extremely important beverage ever. Most people believe that drinking soda/pop, juice and other drinks compensates for water intake. As much as it might contribute towards it, It also contributes to consuming a lot more calories hidden in ingredients like sugar, salt, coloring/chemicals etc that are not good for the body. Water like everything else is made up of molecules which are broken down [...]

2017-12-05T13:41:26+00:00 By |Food|5 Comments
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