Beauty and Nutrition Category

The effort required to feel and be fit is worth it, for life

Genes never helped anybody pick the right foods or hit the gym floor at 6 am or after work, or go for runs Sunday mornings, or find the time during a lunch break to walk, walk, walk. Or chose to not over-indulge all the time on sweets or one of my favorites – chips. It’s […]

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12 Foods Happy People Eat

What’s your favorite ‘happy food’? Mine is most definitely dark chocolate and nuts & seads which I’m not surprised to find on this list put together by the folks at Food Matters 🙂 http://www.foodmatters.com/article/12-foods-happy-people-eat

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SLEEP. THE SILENT HEALER.

SLEEP. THE SILENT HEALER. Sleep may be the most ignored or most taken for granted activity and cause of disease next to bad nutrition.              I found this write up that I just have to share. It discusses the great need for sleep, the many benefits of sleep, the harm that occurs when one does […]

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The Mediterranean Diet ♡

Opa! Ole!  The Mediterranean Diet! Perhaps the world’s healthiest diet, the Mediterranean Diet is abundant in vegetables, fruits, legumes, 9 grains and olive oil. It features fish and poultry— lean sources of protein—over red meat, which contains more saturated fat. Red wine is consumed regularly but in moderate amounts. This all sounds so good and […]

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The Importance of Being Healthy,  Active and Fit Before You Start Dating

Here is a 5 minute clip on Single in the City with host Laura Bilotta and me – Susana Andres Mignosa – discussing the importance of being active and good nutrition for a healthy body, mind and spirit and the importance of taking care of yourself befor you start dating. The message is simple yet […]

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11 Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

Lemons: One of nature’s secret weapons against a variety of illnesses and it’s good for our skin, for weight loss, boosting energy and more. I have been back to replacing my morning coffee with lemon water and I’m loving the benefits – which I have noticed within just a few days 🙂 Check out “11 […]

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Eggplant Recipes for Meatless Monday

It’s Monday! How are you going meatless? Need some new meatless recipes and ideas? Check out these15 Exceptional Eggplant Recipes for Meatless Monday, compliments of the Meatless Monday Campaign and recipes from Meatless Monday bloggers to help us get started  experimenting and exploring all the culinary possibilities this meatless staple has to offer. It’s Summer here in North America, […]

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I LOVE THE BENEFITS OF DRINKING APPLE CIDER VINEGAR! It’s been about two months that I really committed to drinking apple cider vinegar every day and within a couple of weeks my stomach cramps subsided and my skin began to look healthier. I just feel like my body’s ph balance is more in control. How […]

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Hey Big Food Industry, Exercise DOES Help and You Know It!

http://mashable.com/2015/04/23/obesity-exercise-uk-study/ Abs are made in the kitchen but daily exercise does help, a lot. This article (see link above) is all over the place. While I agree that “you can’t out run a bad diet” this article in my opinion is poorly worded. This article seems to encourage people to not bother with exercising. People […]

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Happy Client = Happy Health Coach

HAPPY CLIENT = HAPPY HEALTH COACH 🙂 The best part of being a health coach is seeing and feeling the joy your clients radiate when they are HAPPY as the results of their training and shift in eating habits begins to show! And I love it when they take a few moments out of their […]

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Simple Holiday Detox

Anyone thinking of doing a gentle cleanse this weekend and in the new year with me? The cleanse plan: – Eat clean, simple (greens, grains and legumes, avoid fried and any processed foods and sugary treats) – Lots of peppermint tea (to settle the tummy, skin clearing, stress relief and more) – Daily walks along […]

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Chia: The Little Seed with a Big Punch

Chia seeds is a nutritional powerhouse! I have been incorporating chia seeds (along with flax and hemp seeds) into my family’s diet everyday – in smoothies, cereal, baked goods, even in homemade soups and sauces -for a number of years…. since I discovered its incredible ‘punch’ of nutitional benefits. To learn more about how you […]

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Meatless Monday Recipe – Pumpkin Hummus

Variety is the spice of life. That goes for food too and as I continue with my pledge to support the Meatless Monday Movement, tomorrow’s Meatless Monday Recipe is….. PUMPKIN HUMMUS. Just perfect for this beautiful month of October. htpp://www.meatlessmonday.com/recipes/pumpkin-hummus/ Try it and enjoy. I know I will ☺ Healthy regards, Sue

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3 Super-powerful Detox Drinks

Detoxification is the best process for the removal of toxic wastes being decomposed in the body. Here are three effective detox drinks that are simple and easy to have every day, which will help us to remove the excess toxins that are sitting in our bodies and can help to attain any weight loss goals […]

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The Secret to aging beautifully in your 40’s – STRENGTH TRAINING!

That’s what I’m talking about!  Dr. Oz is too! “STRENGTH TRAINING IS KEY IN YOUR 40’s”. I say it’s key in your 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, 60’s. I have an aunt who has gorgeous, ripped arms and who lifts weights in her late 60’s! !! Strength training in your 40’s! I have been doing it since my […]

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SKIP THE DIETS. EAT CLEAN.

This is so true guys. SKIP the DIET. EAT CLEAN… for life.  Sinful pleasures are accepted, in moderation 🙂

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